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353d Special Operations Group

Index 353d Special Operations Group

The 353d Special Operations Group (353 SOG) is an operational unit of the United States Air Force Special Operations Command. [1]

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"V" device

A "V" device is a metal capital letter "V" with serifs which, when worn on certain decorations awarded by the United States Armed Forces, distinguishes an award for heroism or valor in combat instead of for meritorious service or achievement.

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Aerospace Defense Command

Aerospace Defense Command was a major command of the United States Air Forces, responsible for continental air defence.

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Air Force Meritorious Unit Award

The Air Force Meritorious Unit Award or (MUA) is a mid level unit award of the United States Air Force.

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Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award is one of the unit awards of the United States Air Force.

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Air Force Special Operations Command

Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), headquartered at Hurlburt Field, Florida, is the special operations component of the United States Air Force.

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Artillery

Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.

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Chitose Air Base

, is a Japan Air Self-Defense Force base located in Chitose, Hokkaidō, adjacent to New Chitose Airport.

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Clark Air Base

Clark Air Base is a Philippine Air Force base on Luzon Island in the Philippines, located west of Angeles, about northwest of Metro Manila.

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Convoy

A convoy is a group of vehicles, typically motor vehicles or ships, traveling together for mutual support and protection.

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Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

The Curtiss P-40 Warhawk is an American single-engined, single-seat, all-metal fighter and ground-attack aircraft that first flew in 1938.

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Douglas C-47 Skytrain

The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner.

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Fifth Air Force

The Fifth Air Force (5 AF) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Pacific Air Forces (PACAF).

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First Air Force

The First Air Force (Air Forces Northern; 1 AF-AFNORTH) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC).

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Gainesville Regional Airport

Gainesville Regional Airport is a public airport three miles northeast of Gainesville, in Alachua County, Florida.

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Gallantry Cross (Vietnam)

The Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross also known as the Vietnamese Gallantry Cross or Vietnam Cross of Gallantry (Anh Dũng Bội Tinh) is a military decoration of the former Government of South Vietnam (Republic of Vietnam).

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Geography of Taiwan

Taiwan, formerly known as Formosa, is an island in East Asia; located some off the southeastern coast of mainland China across the Taiwan Strait.

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Ie Shima Airfield

is a gunnery and training facility, managed by the United States Marine Corps and a former World War II airfield complex on Ie Shima, an island located off the northwest coast of Okinawa Island in the East China Sea.

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Iejima

, previously romanized in English as Ie Shima, is an island in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, lying a few kilometers off the Motobu Peninsula on Okinawa Island.

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III Fighter Command

The III Fighter Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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Kadena Air Base

, (IATA: DNA, ICAO: RODN) is a United States Air Force base in the towns of Kadena and Chatan and the city of Okinawa, in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base

Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base is a base of the Royal Thai Air Force in northeast Thailand, approximately 250 km (157 mi) northeast of Bangkok and about 8 km (5 mi) south of the centre of Nakhon Ratchasima Province (also known as "Khorat" or "Korat"), the largest province in Thailand.

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Lakeland Linder Regional Airport

Lakeland Linder Regional Airport is a public airport five miles southwest of Lakeland, in Polk County, Florida.

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Laoag International Airport

Laoag International Airport (Sangalubongan a Pagpatayaban ti Laoag, Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Laoag) is the main airport serving the general area of Laoag, the capital city of the province of Ilocos Norte in the Philippines.

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Leyte

Leyte is an island in the Visayas group of the Philippines.

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Lingayen Gulf

The Lingayen Gulf is a large gulf on northwestern Luzon in the Philippines, stretching.

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Lockheed C-130 Hercules

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).

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Lockheed EC-121 Warning Star

The Lockheed EC-121 Warning Star is a United States Navy and United States Air Force Airborne early warning and control radar surveillance aircraft.

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Lockheed MC-130

The Lockheed MC-130 is the basic designation for a family of special mission aircraft operated by the United States Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), a wing of the Air Education and Training Command, and an AFSOC-gained wing of the Air Force Reserve Command.

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Luzon

Luzon is the largest and most populous island in the Philippines.

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Mangaldan Airfield

Mangaldan Airfield is a World War II airfield located north of the town of Mangaldan, near Lingayen Gulf, to the east of Dagupan in the province of Pangasinan on the island of Luzon in the Philippines.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Mindanao

Mindanao is the second largest island in the Philippines.

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Nadzab

Nadzab Village is in the Markham Valley, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea on the Highlands Highway.

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Naval Air Facility Atsugi

is a naval air base located in the cities of Yamato and Ayase in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

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New Guinea

New Guinea (Nugini or, more commonly known, Papua, historically, Irian) is a large island off the continent of Australia.

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North American P-51 Mustang

The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and the Korean War, among other conflicts.

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Okinawa Prefecture

is the southernmost prefecture of Japan.

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Otis Air National Guard Base

Otis Air National Guard Base is an Air National Guard installation located within Joint Base Cape Cod, a military training facility located on the western portion of Cape Cod in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation

The Philippine Presidential Unit Citation Badge is a unit decoration of the Republic of the Philippines.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Ryukyu Islands

The, also known as the or the, are a chain of islands annexed by Japan that stretch southwest from Kyushu to Taiwan: the Ōsumi, Tokara, Amami, Okinawa, and Sakishima Islands (further divided into the Miyako and Yaeyama Islands), with Yonaguni the southernmost.

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Seventh Air Force

United States Air Forces Korea and USAFK redirect here. The Seventh Air Force (Air Forces Korea) (7 AF) is a Numbered Air Force of the United States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF).

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Sikorsky MH-53

The Sikorsky MH-53 Pave Low series is a long-range combat search and rescue (CSAR) helicopter for the United States Air Force.

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Special forces

Special forces and special operations forces are military units trained to conduct special operations.

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Special operations

Special operations (S.O.) are military operations that are "special" or unconventional and carried out by dedicated special forces and other special operations forces units using unconventional methods and resources.

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Special Operations Command Pacific

The Special Operations Command Pacific, known as SOCPAC, is a sub-unified command of the United States Department of Defense for special operations forces in the U.S. Pacific Command area of responsibility.

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Stinson L-5 Sentinel

The Stinson L-5 Sentinel was a World War II era liaison aircraft used by all branches of the U.S. military and by the British Royal Air Force.

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Tampa International Airport

Tampa International Airport is an international airport six miles west of Downtown Tampa, in Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.

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Thirteenth Air Force

The Thirteenth Air Force (Air Forces Pacific) (13 AF) was a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Pacific Air Forces (PACAF).

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Twenty-Third Air Force

Twenty-Third Air Force (Air Forces Special Operations Forces) was a Numbered Air Force that was assigned to Air Force Special Operations Command.

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U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield

U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield is a military airfield of the Royal Thai Navy approximately southeast of Bangkok in the Ban Chang District of Rayong Province near Sattahip on the Gulf of Siam.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Indo-Pacific Command

United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) is a unified combatant command of the United States Armed Forces responsible for the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

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V Fighter Command

The V Fighter Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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Waco CG-4

The Waco CG-4A was the most widely used American troop/cargo military glider of World War II.

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159th Liaison Squadron

The 159th Liaison Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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17th Special Operations Squadron

The 17th Special Operations Squadron (17 SOS) is part of the 353d Special Operations Group at Kadena Air Base, Japan.

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1st Special Operations Squadron

The 1st Special Operations Squadron is part of the 353d Special Operations Group at Kadena Air Base, Japan.

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308th Bombardment Wing (U.S. Army Air Forces)

The 308th Bombardment Wing (308th BW) is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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309th Air Division

The 309th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force organization.

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318th Special Operations Squadron

The 318th Special Operations Squadron flies the Pilatus PC-12 and is currently stationed at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico.

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31st Rescue Squadron

The 31st Rescue Squadron is part of the 18th Wing at Kadena Air Base, Japan.

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320th Special Tactics Squadron

The 320th Special Tactics Squadron (320th STS) is a Special Tactics unit of the United States Air Force Special Operations Command, based at Kadena Air Base.

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3d Fighter Squadron (Commando)

The 3d Fighter Squadron (Commando) was a United States Air Force unit.

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54th Airlift Squadron

The 54th Airlift Squadron is a United States Air Force squadron stationed at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

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553d Reconnaissance Squadron

The 553d Reconnaissance Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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604th Special Operations Squadron

The 604th Special Operations Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force squadron It was last active at Bien Hoa Air Base, Vietnam, where it was inactivated in September 1970.

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86th Fighter Wing (Air National Guard)

The 86th Fighter Wing (86 FW) is a disbanded unit of the United States Air Force, last stationed at Buckley Field, Denver, Colorado.

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Redirects here:

353d Reconnaissance Wing, 353d Special Operations Wing, 353nd Special Operations Group, 353rd Special Operations Group, 3d Air Commando, 3d Air Commando Group, 3rd Air Commando, 3rd Air Commando Group, 553d Reconnaissance Wing, 553rd Reconnaissance Wing.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/353d_Special_Operations_Group

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