114 relations: "V" device, Aerospace Defense Command, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Aviano Air Base, Battle of Inchon, Beechcraft C-12 Huron, Bell UH-1N Twin Huey, Bien Hoa Air Base, Boeing B-50 Superfortress, Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, Boeing E-3 Sentry, Cessna A-37 Dragonfly, Clark Air Base, Cold War, Convair F-102 Delta Dagger, Cross pattée, Douglas A-1 Skyraider, Douglas A-26 Invader, Douglas C-47 Skytrain, Douglas MacArthur, Eleventh Air Force, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Fifth Air Force, Gallantry Cross (Vietnam), Gerald Ford, Gulf War, Harry S. Truman, Helio Courier, Incheon, Incirlik Air Base, Iruma Air Base, John S. Walmsley Jr., Joint Base Elmendorf–Richardson, Korean War, Kunsan Air Base, Latin, Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor, Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star, Lockheed T-33, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Martin B-57 Canberra, McDonnell Douglas C-9, McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle, McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, Medal of Honor, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21, Mount Pinatubo, ..., North American F-100 Super Sabre, North Vietnam, Northrop F-15 Reporter, Northrop F-5, Northrop T-38 Talon, Nunivak Island, Operation Provide Comfort, Pacific Air Forces, People's Liberation Army, Presidential Unit Citation (United States), Pyongyang International Airport, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Russian Air Force, Seventh Air Force, Sikorsky S-61R, South Vietnam, Sukhoi Su-27, Tactical Air Command, Thirteenth Air Force, Tupolev Tu-95, Twelfth Air Force, United States Air Force, United States Army Air Service, United States Indo-Pacific Command, Vietnam War, World War II, Yokota Air Base, 10th Flight Test Squadron, 13th Bomb Squadron, 1st Special Operations Squadron, 21st Space Wing, 25th Fighter Squadron, 26th Space Aggressor Squadron, 2d Air Division, 307th Fighter Squadron, 308th Fighter Squadron, 314th Air Division, 35th Fighter Squadron, 36th Fighter Squadron, 3d Fighter Training Squadron, 3d Operations Group, 40th Flight Test Squadron, 416th Fighter Squadron, 41st Air Division, 421st Air Refueling Squadron, 429th Electronic Combat Squadron, 44th Fighter Squadron, 510th Fighter Squadron, 517th Airlift Squadron, 525th Fighter Squadron, 531st Tactical Fighter Squadron, 602d Special Operations Squadron, 67th Fighter Squadron, 68th Fighter Squadron, 731st Bombardment Squadron, 7440th Composite Wing, 7th Expeditionary Airborne Command and Control Squadron, 80th Fighter Squadron, 834th Airlift Division, 8th Flying Training Squadron, 8th Special Operations Squadron, 90th Fighter Squadron, 910th Air Refueling Squadron, 962d Airborne Air Control Squadron. Expand index (64 more) » « Shrink index
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.
Aerospace Defense Command was a major command of the United States Air Forces, responsible for continental air defence.
The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award is one of the unit awards of the United States Air Force.
Aviano Air Base (Base aerea di Aviano) is a NATO base in northeastern Italy, in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region.
The Battle of Inchon was an amphibious invasion and battle of the Korean War that resulted in a decisive victory and strategic reversal in favor of the United Nations (UN).
The Beechcraft C-12 Huron is the military designation for a series of twin-engine turboprop aircraft based on the Beechcraft Super King Air and Beechcraft 1900.
The Bell UH-1N Twin Huey is a twin-engine medium military helicopter.
Bien Hoa Air Base is a Vietnam People's Air Force (VPAF) (Không quân Nhân dân Việt Nam) military airfield located in South-Central southern Vietnam about from Saigon near the city of Biên Hòa within Đồng Nai Province.
The Boeing B-50 Superfortress is an American strategic bomber.
The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft.
The Boeing E-3 Sentry, commonly known as AWACS, is an American airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft developed by Boeing.
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.
Clark Air Base is a Philippine Air Force base on Luzon Island in the Philippines, located west of Angeles, about northwest of Metro Manila.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
The Convair F-102 Delta Dagger was an American interceptor aircraft that was built as part of the backbone of the United States Air Force's air defenses in the late 1950s.
A cross pattée (or "cross patty" or "cross Pate", known also as "cross formée/formy" or croix pattée) is a type of Christian cross, which has arms narrow at the center, and often flared in a curve or straight line shape, to be broader at the perimeter.
The Douglas A-1 Skyraider (formerly AD) is 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 an American twin-engined light bomber and ground attack aircraft.
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner.
Douglas MacArthur (26 January 18805 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army.
The Eleventh Air Force (11 AF) is a Numbered Air Force of the United States Air Force Pacific Air Forces (PACAF).
Elmendorf Air Force Base is a United States military facility in Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska.
The Fifth Air Force (5 AF) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Pacific Air Forces (PACAF).
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).
Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King Jr; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was an American politician who served as the 38th President of the United States from August 1974 to January 1977.
The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
The Helio Courier is a cantilever high-wing light C/STOL utility aircraft designed in 1949.
Incheon (formerly romanized as Inchŏn; literally "kind river"), officially the Incheon Metropolitan City (인천광역시), is a city located in northwestern South Korea, bordering Seoul and Gyeonggi to the east.
Incirlik Air Base (İncirlik Hava Üssü) is a Turkish air base of slightly more than 3320 ac (1335 ha), located in the İncirlik quarter of the city of Adana, Turkey.
is a Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) base located in the city of Sayama, Saitama Prefecture, north of western Tokyo, Japan.
John Springer Walmsley Jr. (7 January 1920 – 14 September 1951) was a bomber pilot in the United States Army Air Forces after World War II and the United States Air Force during the Korean War.
Joint Base Elmendorf–Richardson, or J-BER as it is known to most military members, is a United States military facility in Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska.
The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).
Kunsan K-8 Air Base is a United States Air Force base located at Gunsan Airport, which is on the west coast of the South Korean peninsula bordered by the Yellow Sea.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).
The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor is a fifth-generation, single-seat, twin-engine, all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft developed for the United States Air Force (USAF).
The Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star was the first jet fighter used operationally by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF).
The Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star (or T-Bird) is a subsonic American jet trainer aircraft.
Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni or MCAS Iwakuni is a United States Marine Corps air station located in the Nishiki river delta, southeast of Iwakuni Station in the city of Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, Japan.
The Martin B-57 Canberra is an American-built, twinjet tactical bomber and reconnaissance aircraft that entered service with the United States Air Force (USAF) in 1953.
The McDonnell Douglas C-9 is a military version of the McDonnell Douglas DC-9 airliner.
The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle is an American twin-engine, all-weather tactical fighter aircraft designed by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) to gain and maintain air supremacy in all aspects of aerial combat.
The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F-15E Strike Eagle is an American all-weather multirole strike fighter derived from the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle.
The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a tandem two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor and fighter-bomber originally developed for the United States Navy by McDonnell Aircraft.
The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.
The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 (Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-19; NATO reporting name: Farmer) is a Soviet second generation, single-seat, twin jet-engined fighter aircraft.
The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-21; NATO reporting name: Fishbed) is a supersonic jet fighter and interceptor aircraft, designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau in the Soviet Union.
Mount Pinatubo (Bakil nin Pinatobo; Bunduk/Bulkan ning Pinatubu, Bunduk ning Apu Malyari; Palandey/Bulkan na Pinatubu; Bantay Pinatubo; Bundok/Bulkang Pinatubo) is an active stratovolcano in the Zambales Mountains, located on the tripoint boundary of the Philippine provinces of Zambales, Tarlac and Pampanga, all in Central Luzon on the northern island of Luzon.
The North American F-100 Super Sabre is an American supersonic jet fighter aircraft that served with the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1954 to 1971 and with the Air National Guard (ANG) until 1979.
North Vietnam, officially the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) (Việt Nam Dân Chủ Cộng Hòa), was a country in Southeast Asia from 1945 to 1976, although it did not achieve widespread recognition until 1954.
The Northrop F-15 Reporter (later RF-61) was an American unarmed photographic reconnaissance aircraft.
The Northrop F-5A and F-5B Freedom Fighter and the F-5E and F-5F Tiger II are part of a supersonic light fighter family, initially designed in the late 1950s by Northrop Corporation.
The Northrop T-38 Talon is a two-seat, twinjet supersonic jet trainer.
Nunivak Island (Nunivaaq in Central Alaskan Yup'ik, Nuniwar in Nunivak Cup'ig), the second largest island in the Bering Sea, is a permafrost-covered volcanic island lying about 30 miles (48 km) offshore from the delta of the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers in the state of Alaska, at about 60° North latitude.
Operation Provide Comfort and Provide Comfort II were military operations initiated by the United States and other Coalition nations of the Gulf War, starting in April 1991, to defend Kurds fleeing their homes in northern Iraq in the aftermath of the Gulf War and deliver humanitarian aid to them.
Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the United States Air Force and is also the air component command of the United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM).
The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is the armed forces of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Communist Party of China (CPC).
The Presidential Unit Citation (PUC), originally called the Distinguished Unit Citation, is awarded to units of the Uniformed services of the United States, 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).
Pyongyang International Airport, also known as the Pyongyang Sunan International Airport, is the main airport serving Pyongyang, capital of North Korea.
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation (Hangul: 대한민국 대통령 부대 표창; Hanja: 大韓民國大統領 部隊表彰) is a military unit award of the government of South Korea that may be presented to South Korean military units, and foreign military units for outstanding performance in defense of the Republic of Korea.
The Russian Air Force (r, literally "military air forces of Russia") is a branch of the Russian Aerospace Forces, the latter being formed on 1 August 2015 with the merger of the Russian Air Force and the Russian Aerospace Defence Forces.
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).
The Sikorsky S-61R is a twin-engine helicopter used in transport or search and rescue roles.
South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), was a country that existed from 1955 to 1975 and comprised the southern half of what is now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The Sukhoi Su-27 (Сухой Су-27; NATO reporting name: Flanker) is a twin-engine supermaneuverable fighter aircraft designed by Sukhoi.
Tactical Air Command (TAC) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The Thirteenth Air Force (Air Forces Pacific) (13 AF) was a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Pacific Air Forces (PACAF).
The Tupolev Tu-95 (Туполев Ту-95; NATO reporting name: "Bear") is a large, four-engine turboprop-powered strategic bomber and missile platform.
The Twelfth Air Force (12 AF; Air Forces Southern, (AFSOUTH)) is a Numbered Air Force of the United States Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC).
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 (USINDOPACOM) is a unified combatant command of the United States Armed Forces responsible for the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
, is a United States Air Force base in the city of Fussa, one of 26 cities in the Tama Area, or Western Tokyo.
The 10th Flight Test Squadron is part of the 413th Flight Test Group of Air Force Materiel Command based at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
The 13th Bomb Squadron is a squadron of the United States Air Force.
The 1st Special Operations Squadron is part of the 353d Special Operations Group at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
The 21st Space Wing is a unit of the Air Force Space Command based at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
The 25th Fighter Squadron is part of the US Air Force's 51st Operations Group, 51st Fighter Wing, at Osan Air Base, South Korea. It operates the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft conducting close air support missions.
The 26th Space Aggressor Squadron is a unit of the United States Air Force located at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.
The 2d Air Division (2d AD) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The 308th Fighter Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last active with the 56th Operations Group at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, where it trained pilots on the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon.
The 314th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 35th Fighter Squadron is a United States Air Force unit, assigned to the 8th Operations Group, stationed at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea. The squadron operates the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft conducting air superiority missions. The 35th FS is one of two squadrons of Block 40 F-16C/Ds at Kunsan, flying the Fighting Falcon since 1981. The 35th is one of the oldest squadrons in the United States Air Force, its history dating to 12 June 1917, when the unit was activated as the 35th Aero Squadron.
The 36th Fighter Squadron is part of the US Air Force's 51st Operations Group at Osan Air Base, South Korea.
The 3rd Fighter Training Squadron is part of the 71st Operations Group under the 71st Flying Training Wing.
The 3d Operations Group is the operational flying component of the United States Air Force 3d Wing.
The 40th Flight Test Squadron is a United States Air Force unit.
The 416th Fighter Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 41st Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 421st Air Refueling Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 429th Electronic Combat Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 44th Fighter Squadron is part of the 18th Wing at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan.
The 510th Fighter Squadron is part of the 31st Operations Group at Aviano Air Base, Italy.
The 517th Airlift Squadron is part of the 3d Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
The 525th Fighter Squadron is a United States Air Force unit.
The 531st Tactical Fighter Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit, last assigned to the 3rd Tactical Fighter Wing at Bien Hoa Air Base, South Vietnam.
The 602d Special Operations Squadron was a United States Air Force squadron that operated in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War.
The 67th Fighter Squadron "Fighting Cocks" is a fighter squadron of the United States Air Force, part of the 18th Operations Group at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
The 68th Fighter Squadron was one of the longest-serving fighter squadrons in U.S. Air Force history, remaining active almost continually for 60 years.
The 731st Bombardment Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 7440th Composite Wing (Provisional) was a Major Air Command-controlled (MAJCON) temporary wing of the United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE), active in Turkey in 1991.
The 7th Expeditionary Airborne Command and Control Squadron is part of the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
The 80th Fighter Squadron (traditionally nicknamed the "Headhunters", and since 1971 also the "Juvats") is a General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter squadron of the United States Air Force, currently part of the 8th Operations Group of the 8th Fighter Wing, and stationed at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea.
The 834th Airlift Division is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The 8th Flying Training Squadron is part of the 71st Flying Training Wing based at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
The 8th Special Operations Squadron is a squadron of the United States Air Force.
The 90th Fighter Squadron is a squadron of the United States Air Force.
The 910th Air Refueling Squadron is an inactive unit of the United States Air Force.
The 962d Airborne Air Control Squadron is part of the 3rd Wing at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska.
3d Bombardment Wing, 3d Tactical Bombardment Wing, 3d Tactical Fighter Wing, 3nd Wing, 3rd Bombardment Group, 3rd Bombardment Wing, 3rd Tactical Fighter Wing, 3rd Wing, 3rd Wing (United States Air Force).