38 relations: Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Air Force Special Operations Command, Antonov An-26, Asansol, Bell UH-1 Iroquois, Camp Kilmer, Cessna A-37 Dragonfly, China Burma India Theater, De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter, Douglas A-1 Skyraider, Douglas A-26 Invader, Douglas C-47 Skytrain, Duke Field, Eglin Air Force Base, England Air Force Base, Gallant Unit Citation, Gallantry Cross (Vietnam), Helio Courier, Hurlburt Field, Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Mil Mi-17, Mil Mi-8, North American P-51 Mustang, North American T-28 Trojan, Pleiku Air Base, Presidential Unit Citation (United States), PZL M28 Skytruck, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, South Vietnam, Special operations, Tactical Air Command, United States Air Force, Vietnam War, World War II, 14th Flying Training Wing, 1st Special Operations Wing, 23d Wing, 711th Special Operations Squadron.
The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award is one of the unit awards of the United States Air Force.
United States Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) is the special operations component of the United States Air Force and the U.S. Air Force component command to the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), a unified combatant command located at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
The Antonov An-26 (NATO reporting name: Curl) is a twin-engined turboprop civilian and military transport aircraft, designed and produced in the USSR in 1969–1985.
Asansol is the second largest city in West Bengal after Kolkata and the 35th largest urban agglomeration in India.
The Bell UH-1 Iroquois (unofficially Huey) is a military helicopter powered by a single turboshaft engine, with two-bladed main and tail rotors.
Camp Kilmer, New Jersey is a former United States Army camp that was activated in June 1942 as a staging area and part of an installation of the New York Port of Embarkation.
The Cessna A-37 Dragonfly, or Super Tweet, is an American light attack aircraft developed from the T-37 Tweet basic trainer in the 1960s and 1970s by Cessna of Wichita, Kansas.
China Burma India Theater (CBI) was an umbrella term, used by the United States military during World War II for the China and Southeast Asian or India-Burma (IBT) theaters.
The de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter is a Canadian 19-passenger STOL (Short Takeoff and Landing) utility aircraft developed by de Havilland Canada and currently produced by Viking Air.
The Douglas A-1 Skyraider (formerly AD) was an American single-seat attack aircraft that saw service between the late 1940s and early 1980s.
The Douglas A-26 Invader (designated B-26 between 1948 and 1965) is a twin-engined light bomber and attack aircraft that was built by Douglas Aircraft Company during World War II which also saw service during several major Cold War conflicts.
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner.
Duke Field, also known as Eglin AFB Auxiliary Field #3, is a military airport located three miles (5 km) south of the central business district of Crestview, in Okaloosa County, Florida, United States.
Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately 3 miles (5 kilometers) southwest of Valparaiso, Florida in Okaloosa County.
England Air Force Base is a former United States Air Force base in Louisiana, located Northwest of Alexandria and about Northwest of New Orleans.
The Gallant Unit Citation (GUC), a United States Air Force unit award, was approved in March 2004 and is awarded to any Air Force unit which distinguishes itself by extraordinary heroism while engaged in armed combat with an enemy force on or after 11 September 2001.
The Gallantry Cross (Anh Dũng Bội Tinh) is a military decoration of the former Government of South Vietnam (Republic of Vietnam).
The Helio Courier is a light C/STOL utility aircraft designed in 1949.
Hurlburt Field is a United States Air Force installation located in Okaloosa County, Florida, immediately west of the Town of Mary Esther.
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed, now Lockheed Martin.
The Mil Mi-17 (NATO reporting name "Hip") is a Russian helicopter in production at two factories in Kazan and Ulan-Ude.
The Mil Mi-8 (Ми-8, NATO reporting name: Hip) is a Soviet-designed medium twin-turbine transport helicopter.
The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II, the Korean War and other conflicts.
The North American Aviation T-28 Trojan is a piston-engined military trainer aircraft used by the United States Air Force and United States Navy beginning in the 1950s.
Pleiku Air Base is a former air force base in Vietnam.
The Presidential Unit Citation (PUC), originally called the Distinguished Unit Citation, is awarded to units of the United States Armed Forces, and those of allied countries, for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy on or after 7 December 1941 (the date of the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the start of American involvement in World War II).
The PZL M28 Skytruck is a Polish STOL light cargo and passenger plane, produced by PZL Mielec, as a development of license-built Antonov An-28.
The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt is one of the largest and heaviest fighter aircraft in history to be powered by a single piston engine.
South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), governed the southern half of Vietnam until 1975.
Special operations (S.O.) are military operations that are considered "special" (that is, unconventional), usually carried out by dedicated special forces units.
Tactical Air Command (TAC) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
The 14th Flying Training Wing (14 FTW) is a wing of the United States Air Force based out of Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
The 1st Special Operations Wing (1 SOW) at Hurlburt Field, Florida is one of three United States Air Force active duty Special Operations wings and falls under the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC).
The 23d Wing is a front-line United States Air Force Air Combat Command wing currently assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Georgia.
The 711th Special Operations Squadron (711 SOS) is part of the 919th Special Operations Wing at Duke Field, Florida.