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Unit Details

Strength
Wing
 
Type
Combat - Command Element
 
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Year
1942 - Present

Description
Not Specified
 
Reports To
Air Force Wings
 
Active Reporting Unit
 
Inactive Reporting Unit
None
 
Unit Web Links
Official Davis-Monthan AFB Website
39 Members Who Served in This Unit


 
  • Acoba, Michael, Maj, (1991-2008)
  • Albers, Ronald, CMSgt, (1989-Present)
  • Alxonsin, Mawrin, MSgt, (1986-2001)
  • Ash, Scott, MSgt, (1988-2008)
  • Bilbao, Ariel, SSgt, (1998-2008)
  • Blair, Damon, TSgt, (1985-2005)
  • Boyd, Michael, SSgt, (2001-2008)
  • Capaul, Nathen, SrA, (2002-2008)
  • Carlson, Roidan, SSgt, (2004-Present)
  • Coggan, Jamie, A1C, (2006-2008)
  • DeBose, Barry, MSgt, (1982-2007)
  • Duremdez, Stephen, SrA, (2005-2008)
  • ELLIS, Esmeralda, SSgt, (2004-Present)
  • Gatti, Justin, SSgt, (2002-2008)
  • Goodie, Christopher, TSgt, (1991-2008)
  • Hamms, Candice, SrA, (2003-2007)
  • Hodges, Johnathan, SSgt, (2003-Present)
  • Loughman, Nicole, SSgt, (1999-2008)
  • Mowatt, Jason, SSgt, (2002-2008)
  • Osborne, John, TSgt, (1981-2001)
  • Rexin, Richard, MSgt, (1986-2008)
  • Robinson, Brett, SSgt, (1996-2008)
  • Rogers, Scarlet, SSgt, (1991-2000)
  • Sanderson, Wesley, SSgt, (1997-2008)
  • Sandoval, Anthony, SSgt, (1998-2008)
  • Shoemaker, Molly, SrA, (2002-2008)
  • Smith, Adam, MSgt, (1987-2007)
  • Smith, Joseph, SrA, (2003-2008)
  • Staehle, Frederick, SrA, (2004-2008)
  • Steele, James, TSgt, (1988-2008)
  • Stripling, Shonda, TSgt, (1989-2003)
  • Urevig, Michael, SSgt, (1986-1996)
  • Veal, Gloria, MSgt, (1976-1997)
  • Veale, Gay, SMSgt, (1988-2008)
  • Wiggers, Doug, CMSgt, (1978-2005)
  • Wilkinson, William, MSgt, (1988-2008)
  • Zurita, Corrine, TSgt, (1992-2008)
 

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Unit History
 
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Unit Timeline
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (Pre 2014)
Criteria
The Outstanding Unit Award may be awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units such as Air Forces, Air Divisions, Wings, Groups, and Squadrons and to Medical Facilities such as hospital ... More
Description
1 Jun 2002-31 May 2004
2004
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (Pre 2014)
Criteria
The Outstanding Unit Award may be awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units such as Air Forces, Air Divisions, Wings, Groups, and Squadrons and to Medical Facilities such as hospital ... More
Description
1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000
2000
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (Pre 2014)
Criteria
The Outstanding Unit Award may be awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units such as Air Forces, Air Divisions, Wings, Groups, and Squadrons and to Medical Facilities such as hospital ... More
Description
1 Jun 1995-31 May 1997
1997
Air Combat Command's Twelfth Air Force
The History of the Unit is Based on Wingman Profile date of assignments, by Wiki and other Sources. ------------------------------------------------------------ Inquires for this Unit. please email ... More
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1992
Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
The Liberation of Kuwait was the campaign to retake Kuwait from Iraq after the massive air campaign, between 24–28 February 1991. U.S. troops and the Coalition entered to find the Iraqis surrend ... More
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1991 - 1991
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (Pre 2014)
Criteria
The Outstanding Unit Award may be awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units such as Air Forces, Air Divisions, Wings, Groups, and Squadrons and to Medical Facilities such as hospital ... More
Description
1 Oct 1976-31 May 1978
1978
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (Pre 2014)
Criteria
The Outstanding Unit Award may be awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units such as Air Forces, Air Divisions, Wings, Groups, and Squadrons and to Medical Facilities such as hospital ... More
Description
1 Jul 1971-1 Jun 1973
1973
355th Tactical Fighter Wing reactivated
Assigned to Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ flying the Vought A-7D Corsair
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1971
Vietnam War - Commando Hunt V Campaign (1970-71)
This period was from December 1, 1970-May 14, 1971.
On December 1, 1970. the USAF began another interdiction campaign
named COMMANDO HUNT V, the third so-named dry season campaign in... More
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1970 - 1971
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (Pre 2014)
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Outstanding Unit Award may be awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units such as Air Forces, Air Divisions, Wings, Groups, and Squadrons and to Medical Facilities such as hospital ... More
Description
1 Jul 1969-24 Nov 1970
1970
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Colors) was authorized to be worn by units individually cited for service in military operations in support of the government of Sout ... More
1970
Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
This period was from November 1, 1969-April 30, 1970.
While Viet Cong and North Vietnamese military activity in South
Vietnam continued at a low level and U.S. forces gradually withdrew, ... More
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1969 - 1970
Vietnam War - Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
This period was from May 1-June 30, 1970.
The U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Division, supported by USAF airlift and
tactical air forces, on May 1, 1970, swept into the Parrot’s Beak, the... More
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1970 - 1970
Vietnam War - Southwest Monsoon Campaign (1970)
This period was from July 1 -November 30, 1970.
Throughout the summer and fall of 1970, USAF aircraft flew interdiction
and close air support missions in Cambodia to help ensure that the ... More
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1970 - 1970
Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
Description
12 Apr 1968-30 Apr 1969
1969
Vietnam Air Offensive Phase IV Campaign (1968-69)
This period was from November 1, 1968-February 22, 1969.
Following the cessation of bombing on October 3,. 1968, the United
States for the next 4 years restricted flights over North Viet ... More
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1968 - 1969
Vietnam War - Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
This period was from February 23-June 8, 1969.
On February 23. 1969. the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese launched
mortar and rocket attacks on Saigon, Da Nang, Hue. Bien Hoa Air
Ba ... More
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1969 - 1969
Vietnam War - Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
This period was from June 9-October31, 1969.
In the summer of 1969 Communist military action in South Vietnam
temporarily decreased. On July 2, following the siege on Ben I-let.
V ... More
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1969 - 1969
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (Pre 2014)
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Outstanding Unit Award may be awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units such as Air Forces, Air Divisions, Wings, Groups, and Squadrons and to Medical Facilities such as hospital ... More
Description
12 Apr 1967-11 Apr 1968
1968
Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II Campaign (1967-68)
This period was from March 9, 1967-March 31, 1968.
On March 10, 1967. Seventh Air Force F-105s and F-4s bombed a
new target. the Thai Nguyen iron and steel plant. 30 miles north of
... More
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1967 - 1968
Vietnam Air Offensive Phase III Campaign (1968)
This period was from April 1 -October 31, 1968.
On April 1, 1968 the United States suspended bombing in North
Vietnam north of the 20th parallel to encourage North Vietnam to
agre ... More
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1968 - 1968
Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
Description
11-12 Aug and 24-28 Oct 1967
1967
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (Pre 2014)
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Outstanding Unit Award may be awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units such as Air Forces, Air Divisions, Wings, Groups, and Squadrons and to Medical Facilities such as hospital ... More
Description
12 Oct 1966-11 Apr 1967
1967
Vietnam Air Offensive Campaign (1966-67)
This period was from June 29, 1966-March 8, 1967.
On June 29. 1966. the USAF bombed petroleum storage and distribu-
tion facilities for the first time in the immediate vicinity of Hanoi ... More
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1966 - 1967
Air Force Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
Description
1 Jan-10 Oct 1966
1966
Vietnam Air Campaign (1966)
This period was from January 31-June 28, 1966.
However intended, the 37-day bombing halt failed to prompt peace
negotiations. and on January 31. 1966. the U.S. resumed aerial attacks... More
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1966 - 1966
355th Tactical Fighter Wing moves to Tahlki Royal Taiwan AFB, Taiwan
The wing flew combat missions in the Republic F-105 fighter/bomber.
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1965
Activated as the 355th Tactical Fighter Wing
Wing activated and designation changed, wing was assigned to George AFB, CA, flying F-105 aircraft.
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1962
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (Pre 2014)
Criteria
The Outstanding Unit Award may be awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units such as Air Forces, Air Divisions, Wings, Groups, and Squadrons and to Medical Facilities such as hospital ... More
1957
355 Fighter Group, Air Defense (Air Defense Command), reactivated at McGhee-Tyson Airport, TN
Based at McGhee-Tyson Airport, TN, was reactivated flying the F-86, defending Oak Ridge Atomic Energy Plant and ALCOA aluminum production sites.
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1955
Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
During their offensive in the Ardennes the Germans drove into Belgium and Luxembourg, creating a great bulge in the line. For some time the weather was bad, but when it cleared the Allies could send t ... More
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1944 - 1945
Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
Attempting to outflank the Siegfried Line, the Allies tried an airborne attack on Holland on 17 September 1944. But the operation failed, and the enemy was able to strengthen his defensive line from H ... More
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1944 - 1945
Central Europe Campaign (1945)
Following the Battle of the Bulge the Allies had pushed through to the Rhine. On 22 March 1945 they began their assault across the river, and by I April the Ruhr was encircled. Armored columns raced a ... More
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1945 - 1945
World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
The European-Mediterranean-Middle East Theater was a major theater of operations during the Second World War (between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946). The vast size of Europe, Mediterranean and M ... More
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1941 - 1945
Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)
(Air Offensive, Europe Campaign 4 July 1942 to 5 June 1944) Pre-war doctrine had held that waves of bombers hitting enemy cities would cause mass panic and the rapid collapse of the enemy. As a result ... More
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1942 - 1944
Normandy Campaign (1944)
(Normandy Campaign 6 June to 24 July 1944) Early on D-Day airborne troops landed in France to gain control of strategic areas. Aerial and naval bombardment followed. Then the invasion fleet, covered b ... More
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1944 - 1944
Northern France Campaign (1944)
(Northern France Campaign 25 July to 14 September 1944) Bombardment along a five-mile stretch of the German line enabled the Allies to break through on 25 July. While some armored forces drove southwa ... More
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1944 - 1944
355th Fighter Group moves to England
Group earns the nickname of "Steeple Morden Strafers" during World War II.
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1943
355th Fighter Group Activated at Orlando Army Air Field, FL
Training accomplished using P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft.
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1942
 
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