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Histories for 353rd Fighter Squadron




Lineage and Honors History Of the 353D COMBAT TRAINING SQUADRON (PACAF)
Lineage and Honors History Of the 353D COMBAT TRAINING SQUADRON (PACAF) Lineage: ? Constituted: 353d Fighter Squadron, 12 Nov 42. ? Activated: 15 Nov 42 ? Redesignated: 353d Fighter Squadron, Single Engine, 20 Aug 43 ? Inactivated: 31 Mar 46 ? Redesignated: 353d Fighter-Day Squadron, 28 Sep 56 ? Reactivated: 19 Nov 56 ? Redesignated: 353d Tactical Fighter Squadron, 1 Jul 58 ? 511th Tactical Fighter Squadron Redesignated as 353d Tactical Fighter Squadron, 15 Jul 71 ? Redesignated: 353d Fighter Squadron, 1 Nov 91 ? Inactivated: 15 Dec 92 ? Reactivated: 20 Aug 93 ? Redesignated: 353d Combat Training Squadron, 01 Aug 94 Assignments: ? 354th Fighter Group, 12 Nov 42 - 31 Mar 46 ? 354th Fighter-Day Group, 19 Nov 56 ? 354th Fighter-Day (later, 354th Tactical Fighter) Wing, 25 Sep 57 ? 401st Tactical Fighter Wing, 27 Apr 66 - 15 Jul 71 ? 354th Tactical Fighter (later, 354th Fighter) Wing, 15 Jul 71 - 15 Dec 92 - Attached to 354th Combat Support Group, 15 Aug - 19 Dec 90 - Attached to Tactical Fighter Wing Provisional 354, 20 Dec 90 - Mar 91 ? 354th Operations Group 20 Aug 93 - Present Stations: ? Hamilton Field, CA, 15 Nov 42 ? Tonopah, NV, 19 Jan 43 ? Santa Rosa AAFld, CA, 2 Mar 43 ? Portland AAB, OR, 4 May - 6 Oct 43 ? Camp Kilmer, New York, 6 Oct 43 ? Greenham Common, England, 4 Nov 43 ? Boxted, England, 13 Nov 43 ? Lashenden, England, 17 Apr 44 ? Cricquevlle, France, c. 17 Jun 44 ? Gael France, c. 11 Aug 44 ? Orconte, France, c. 16 Sep 44 ? St Dizier, France, c. 14 Nov - 3 Dec 44 ? Rosieres en Haye, France, 3 Dec 44 ? Ober Olm, Germany, 7 Apr 45 ? Ansbach, Germany, 1 May 45 ? Herzogenaurach, Germany, 15 May 45 - 15 Feb 46 ? Bolling Field, DC, 15 Feb - 31 Mar 46 ? Myrtle Beach AFB, SC, 19 Nov 56 - 22 Apr 66 ? Torrejon AB, Spain 21 Apr 66 - 15 Jul 71 ? Myrtle Beach AFB, SC, 15 Jul 71 - 15 Dec 92 - Deployed at Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 12 Oct 72 - 21 Jan 73 - Deployed at Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 31 Mar 73 - 18 Oct 73 - Deployed at King Fahd AB, Saudi Arabia, 18 Aug 90 - Mar 91 ? Eielson, AFB, AK, 20 Aug 93 - Present Commanders: ? Maj. Owen M. Seaman, 26 Nov 42 - 14 Dec 43 ? Capt. Robert L. Priser, 15 Dec 43 - 14 Jan 44 ? Capt. Jack T. Bradley, 15 Jan 44 - 30 Jun 44 ? Capt. Don M. Beerbower, 30 Jun 44 - 09 Aug 44 ? Capt. Wallace Emmer, 09 Aug 44 ? Capt. Felix H. Rogers, 09 Aug 44 - 09 Oct 44 ? Maj. Jack T. Bradley, 09 Oct 44 - 25 Oct 44 ? Capt. Glenn T. Eagleston, 26 Oct 44 - 31 May 45 ? Maj. James B. Dalgish, 31 May 45 - 06 Nov 45 ? Maj. Jack H. Bond, 19 Nov 56 - 30 Jun 57 ? Lt. Col. John H. Brown, Jr., 30 Jun 57 - 14 Jul 58 ? Maj. Walter C. Turnier, 14 Jul 58 - 17 Oct 60 ? Lt. Col. Joseph R. Waters, 17 Oct 60 - 09 Jul 62 ? Lt. Col. Frank M. Haynie, 9 Jul 62 - 20 Dec 65 ? Lt. Col. Billy G. Edens, 21 Dec 64 - 12 Nov 65 ? Lt. Col. Richard G. Newell, 13 Nov 65 - 22 Feb 66 ? Maj. George W Dooley, Jr., 23 Feb 66 - 29 Apr 72 ? Lt. Col. William F. Lloyd, 30 Apr 70 - 25 Apr 72 ? Lt. Col. Brown G. Howard 26 Apr 72 - 14 Mar 73 ? Lt. Col. Wayne E. Davis 14 Mar 73 - 28 Sep 74 ? Lt. Col. Gary R. Tompkins 01 Nov 74 - 09 Nov 76 ? Lt. Col. James R. Rozinek 10 Nov 76 - 10 Jul 77 ? Lt. Col. Douglas W. Stockton 11 Jul 77 - 18 May 78 ? Lt. Col. Robert H. Lilac 19 May 78 - 17 May 79 ? Lt. Col. Eben D. Jones 18 May 79 - 10 Feb 81 ? Lt. Col. Floyd J. Abney 11 Feb 81 - 11 Feb 83 ? Lt. Col. Thomas H. Plank 11 Feb 83 - 11 Feb 84 ? Lt. Col. R.P. Black Jr. 11 Feb 84 - 21 Feb 86 ? Lt. Col. Allen C. Ryals 21 Feb 86 - 29 Oct 87 ? Lt. Col. Charles M. Thrash 29 Oct 87 - 02 Oct 89 ? Lt. Col. Richard D. Shatzel 02 Oct 89 - 26 Aug 91 ? Lt. Col. Charles T. Fox 26 Aug 91 - 22 Sep 92 ? Lt. Col. Brian H. Wilber 20 Aug 93 - 27 Dec 93 ? Lt. Col. Thomas J. Koch 27 Dec 93 - 15 Aug 95 ? Col. Charles L. Brammier 16 Aug 95 - 12 Feb 97 ? Col. James E. Carter 12 Feb 97 - 8 Dec 98 ? Lt. Col. Joaquim B.Chavez 8 Dec 98 - 24 Apr 00 ? Lt. Col. Fredrick I. Guendel 24 Apr 00 - Present Aircraft: ? P-39, Jan 43 ? P-51B, Nov 43 - Nov 44 ? P-47D, Nov 44 - Feb 45 ? P-51D, Feb 45 - Feb 46 ? F-100D, Mar 57-70 ? A-7D, 71-78 ? A-10, 78-92 Operations: ? Air defense in US, 43 ? Combat in ETO, 1 Dec 43 - 8 May 45 ? Combat in Southeast Asia, 10 Oct l972 - 21 Jan 73 ? Combat in Southwest Asia, Jan - Feb 91 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 Ceasefire Southwest Asia Defense of Saudi Arabia ? Liberation and Defense of Kuwait Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers: None Decorations: ? Distinguished Unit Citations: - ETO, 03 Dec 43 - 15 May 44 - France, 25 Aug 44 ? Presidential Unit Citation: - Southeast Asia, 12 Oct 72 - 21 Jan 73 ? French Croix de Guerre with Palm 1 Dec 43 - 31 Dec 44 ? Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm 12 Oct 72 - 28 Jan 73 ? Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: - 01 Oct 62 - 01 Dec 63 - 15 Jul 71 - 31 May 72 - 01 May 74 - 30 Apr 76 - 01 Jul 78 - 31 May 79 - 01 Jun 79 - 22 May 81 - 01 Jul 85 - 30 Jun 87 - 01 May 90 - 15 Mar 92 - 20 Aug 93 - 31 Aug 93 Date Prepared: 24 Apr 00 Supersedes statement prepared on 2 Jun 99 Prepared by: SSgt. James E. Bollinger Unit Historian 353d Combat Training Squadron


Nov 06 2000 01:54:43:000AM




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