354th FIGHTER SQUADRON – MAKE CAS GREAT AGAIN – DESERT

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   3.75 inch-95mm      

 

354th FIGHTER SQUADRON (ACC)

Lineage. Constituted as 354 Fighter Squadron, and activated, on 12 Nov 1942. Redesignated as 354 Fighter Squadron, Single Engine, on 21 Aug 1944. Inactivated on 20 Nov 1946. Redesignated as 354 Fighter-Interceptor Squadron on 11 Sep 1952. Activated on 1 Nov 1952. Inactivated on 8 Jan 1958. Redesignated as 354 Tactical Fighter Squadron, and activated, on 13 Apr 1962. Organized on 25 Apr 1962. Redesignated as 354 Tactical Fighter Training Squadron on 1 Apr 1979. Inactivated on 30 Apr 1982. Redesignated as 354 Fighter Squadron, and activated, on 1 Nov 1991.

Assignments. 355 Fighter Group, 12 Nov 1942-20 Nov 1946. 27 Air Division, 1 Nov 1952; 533 Air Defense Group, 16 Feb 1953; 355 Fighter Group, 18 Aug 1955-8 Jan 1958. Tactical Air Command, 13 Apr 1962; 831 Air Division, 25 Apr 1962; 355 Tactical Fighter Wing, 8 Jul 1962; Thirteenth Air Force, 10 Dec 1970; 4453 Combat Crew Training Wing, 1 Apr 1971; 355 Tactical Fighter (later, 355 Tactical Training) Wing, 1 Jul 1971-30 Apr 1982. 602 Air Control Wing, 1 Nov 1991; 355 Operations Group, 1 May 1992-.

Stations. Orlando, FL, 12 Nov 1942; Zephyrhills, FL, 30 Jan 1943; Orlando, FL, 13 Feb 1943; Norfolk Muni Aprt, VA, 18 Feb 1943; Philadelphia Muni Aprt, PA, 4 Mar 1943; Millville, NJ, 5 May 1943; Philadelphia Muni Aprt, PA, 27 May-16 Jun 1943; Steeple Morden, England, 6 Jul 1943; Gablingen, Germany, 17 Jul 1945; Schweinfurt, Germany, 15 Apr-1 Aug 1946; Mitchel Fld, NY, 1 Aug-20 Nov 1946. Long Beach Muni Aprt, CA, 1 Nov 1952; Oxnard AFB, CA, 16 Dec 1952 (operated from Moody AFB, GA, 8 May-10 Jun 1955); McGhee-Tyson Aprt, TN, 18 Aug 1955-8 Jan 1958. George AFB, CA, 25 Apr 1962 (operated from Eielson AFB, AK, 24 Jan-14 Feb 1964, and from Incirlik AB,Turkey, 5 May-18 Sep 1964); McConnell AFB, KS, 15 Oct 1964-27 Nov 1965 (deployed at Kadena AB, Okinawa, and then Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 6 Mar-18 Jun 1965); Takhli RTAFB, Thailand, 28 Nov 1965-15 Oct 1970; Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 15 Oct 1970-30 Apr 1982 (deployed at Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 14 Jan-4 Jul 1973). Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 1 Nov 1991; McChord AFB, WA, 5 Jan 1993; Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 1 Oct 1994-.

Aircraft. P-47, 1943-1944; P-51, 1944-1946. F-51, 1952-1953; F-94, 1953-1955; F-86, 1955-1957. F-105, 1962-1970; A-7, 1971-1979; A-10, 1979-1982. AO-10, 1991-.

Operations. Combat in the European Theater of Operations (ETO), 14 Sep 1943-25 Apr 1945. Combat in Southeast Asia, 13 Mar-12 Jun 1965; 28 Nov 1965-7 Oct 1970; c. 14 Jan-3 Jul 1973. Combat crew training, 1971-1982 and forward air control training, 1991-. Performed close air support, air interdiction, and combat search and rescue missions in support of combined Army and Air Force units worldwide, 2000-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Air Offensive, Europe; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air Combat, EAME Theater. Vietnam: Vietnam Defensive; Vietnam Air; Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III; Vietnam Air/Ground; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; TET 69/Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer/Fall, 1969; Vietnam Winter-Spring, 1970; Sanctuary Counter-offensive; Southwest Monsoon; Vietnam Ceasefire. Southwest Asia: Ceasefire.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: Germany, 5 Apr 1944. Presidential Unit Citations (Southeast Asia): 5 May-17 Jun 1965; 1 Jan-10 Oct 1966; 11-12 Aug 1967 and 24-28 Oct 1967; 12 Apr 1968-30 Apr 1969; and 10 Oct 1972-30 Apr 1973. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat “V” Device: 12 Oct 1966-11 Apr 1967; 12 Apr 1967-11 Apr 1968; 1 Jul 1969-15 Oct 1970; 1 Jun-31 Aug 1999. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1956-30 Jun 1957; 1 Jul 1971-11 Jan 1973; 1 Oct 1976-31 May 1978; 1 May 1990-30 Apr 1992; 1 Jun 1995-31 May 1997; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006; 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2009. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966-28 Jan 1973.

Emblem. Approved on 16 Aug 1994.

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Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00 x 0.00 cm