435th FIGHTER TRAINING SQUADRON – BLACK FALCONS

$8.00

7 in stock

Description

Computer made/mounted on velcro   4.0 inch/100mm

 

435th FIGHTER TRAINING SQUADRON (AETC)

Lineage. Constituted 435 Fighter Squadron (Two Engine) on 12 Oct 1943. Activated on 15 Oct 1943. Redesignated 435 Fighter Squadron, Single Engine, on 5 Sep 1944. Inactivated on 15 Dec 1945. Redesignated 435 Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 15 Oct 1952. Activated on 1 Dec 1952. Redesignated: 435 Fighter-Day Squadron on 15 Feb 1954; 435 Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Jul 1958. Inactivated on 8 Aug 1974. Redesignated 435 Tactical Fighter Training Squadron on 22 Oct 1976. Activated on 1 Jan 1977. Inactivated on 19 Feb 1991. Redesignated 435 Fighter Squadron on 1 May 1993. Activated on 12 May 1993. Inactivated on 1 Apr 1997. Redesignated 435 Flying Training Squadron on 2 Apr 1998. Activated on 14 May 1998. Redesignated 435 Fighter Training Squadron on 19 May 2003.

Assignments. 479 Fighter Group, 15 Oct 1943; VIII Fighter Command, 1-15 Dec 1945. 479 Fighter-Bomber (later, 479 Fighter-Day) Group, 1 Dec 1952 (attached to Icelandic Defense Forces, 1 Dec 1952-27 Mar 1953; Air Proving Ground Command, 26 Jul-6 Sep 1955); 479 Fighter-Day (later 479 Tactical Fighter) Wing, 8 Oct 1957 (attached to Sixteenth Air Force, 7 Dec 1960-c. 15 Apr 1961; 86 Air Division, 19 Sep 1961-22 Jan 1962 and 17 Oct-c. 30 Nov 1962; 65 Air Division,15 Dec 1960-14 Apr 1961; 3 Aug-17 Oct 1962; c. 30 Nov-19 Dec 1962; 30 Mar-23 Jun 1964; 2 Air Division, 12 Oct-20 Dec 1965; detachment operated under 8 Tactical Fighter Wing, 5 Jun-c. 23 Jul 1966; 8 Tactical Fighter Wing, 24 Jul 1966-8 Aug 1974. 479 Tactical Training Wing, 1 Jan 1977-19 Feb 1991. 49 Operations Group, 12 May 1993-1 Apr 1997. 12 Operations Group, 14 May 1998; 479 Flying Training Group, 1 Oct 2001; 12 Operations Group, 2 Mar 2007-.

Stations. Glendale, CA, 15 Oct 1943; Oxnard, CA, 6 Feb 1944; Santa Maria AAFld, CA, 6-15 Apr 1944; Wattisham, England, 15 May 1944-c. 9 Dec 1945; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 14-15 Dec 1945. George AFB, CA, 1 Dec 1952-19 Jul 1966 (deployed at Keflavik, Iceland, 1 Dec 1952-27 Mar 1953; North Auxiliary Field, SC, 26 Jul-6 Sep 1955; Moron AB, Spain, 7 Dec 1960-c. 15 Apr 1961, 3 Aug-17 Oct 1962, c. 30 Nov-19 Dec 1962, and 30 Mar-23 Jun 1964; Ramstein AB, Germany, 19 Sep 1961-22 Jan 1962; Hahn AB, Germany, 17 Oct-c. 30 Nov 1962; Da Nang AB, South Vietnam and Kung Kuan AB, Taiwan, [split deployment] 12 Oct-20 Dec 1965; detachment operated at Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, 5 Jun-c. 23 Jul 1966); Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, 24 Jul 1966; Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, 2 Aug 1967-8 Aug 1974. Holloman AFB, NM, 1 Jan 1977-19 Feb 1991. Holloman AFB, NM, 12 May 1993-1 Apr 1997. Randolph AFB, TX, 14 May 1998; Moody AFB, GA, 2 Oct 2001; Randolph AFB, 2 Mar 2007-.

Aircraft. P-38, 1943-1944, 1944-1945; P-51, 1944-1945; P-47, 1945. F-51, 1952-1953; F-86, 1953-1955; F-100, 1954-1959; F-104, 1959-1967; F-4, 1967-1974. T-38, 1977-1991. AT-38, 1993-2004.

Operations. Air Defense prior to overseas duty. Combat in ETO, 26 May 1944-25 Apr 1945. Air Defense in Southeast Asia, 12 Oct-20 Dec 1965. Combat in Southeast Asia, Jul 1966-15 Aug 1973. Trained fighter pilots and weapon systems officers, Jan 1977-Feb 1991. Trained Taiwan Air Force pilots, May 1993-at least 31 Dec 1995. Conducted Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals (IFF) training for international students, 1998-2004.

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 Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon; Commando Hunt V; Commando Hunt VI; Commando Hunt VII; Vietnam Ceasefire.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: ETO, 18 Aug, 5 and 26 Sep 1944; Presidential Unit Citations (Southeast Asia): 16 Dec 1966-2 Jan 1967; 1 Mar 1967-31 Mar 1968; 1 Jan-1 Apr 1971. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat “V” Device: 24 Jul-[15 Dec] 1966; 1 Apr-30 Sep 1968; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1970; 1 Oct 1971-31 Mar 1972; 1 Apr-22 Oct 1972; 18 Dec 1972-15 Aug 1973. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 May 1981-30 Apr 1983; 1 Jun 1995-28 Feb 1997; [14] May-30 Jun 1998; 1 Jan 2001-31 Dec 2002; 1 Jan 2003-30 Jun 2004; 1 Jul 2003-30 Jun 2005. French Croix de Guerre with Palm: 5-15 Jun 1944. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 27 May 1966-28 Jan 1973.

Emblem. Approved on 20 Mar 1945.

Additional information

Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm