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On 10/6/2022 at 4:20 PM, yokota57 said:

USAF 22d Crash Rescue Boat Squadron (FEAF). HQ Itazuke AB, Japan. FOB Pusan Harbor & multiple ROK OLs/Dets. 1952-1953. Japanese-made "Tiger".

22d Crash Rescue Boat Squadron (Far East Air Forces) HQ Itazuke (Fukuoka) AB, Japan- FOB Pusan Harbor ROK & ROK Dets 1952-1953  T.JPG

22d Crash Rescue Boat Squadron (FEAF) HQ Itazuke AB, Japan-FOB Pusan Harbor & ROK Dets 1952-1953  T.jpg

 

22d CRBS (FEAF) T.jpg

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USAF / 4th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Fightin Fujins". Udorn RTAFB, Thailand 1972-1975. F-4E "Phantom II". Japanese-made "Vega" butane.

4th Tactical Fighter Squadron (Fightin Fujins) F-4E Phantom II Udorn RTAFB, Thailand 1972-1975 VGA.JPG

4th TFS (Fightin Fujins) Udorn RTAFB F-4E '72-'75 VGA.JPG

4th TFS Udorn RTAFB F-4E .jpg

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USAF / 42d Bomb Squadron (Heavy). Carswell AFB, TX. B-36 1949-1957 // Altus AFB, OK & Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. B-52 1958-1963. Japanese-made "Vulcan". 

42d Bomb Squadron (H) B-36 Carswell AFB, TX '49-'57 Altus AFB, OK & Wright-Pat AFB, OH B-52 '58-'63  ZIV .JPG

42d Bomb Squadron (H) Rev ZIV.jpg

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USAF / 509th Fighter-Bomber Squadron (405th Fighter-Bomber Group). Republic F-84F. Langley AFB, VA (F-47 Godman AFB, KY '52). Japanese-made "Wellington".

509th Fighter-Bomber Squadron (405th FBG) F-84F Langley AFB, VA W.JPG

509th Fighter-Bomber Squadron (405th FBG) F-84F Langley AFB, VA '51-'55 Rev W.JPG

509th Fighter-Bomber Sqdn (405th FBG) F-84F W.JPG

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USAF / 4521st Combat Crew Training Squadron "Home of the Tigers". Nellis AFB, NV. F-100 "Super Sabre" (*later F-86 "Sabre" Military Assistance Program foreign pilot training). Japanese-made "Vulcan".

4521st Combat Crew Training Squadron F-100 - MAP F-86 foreign pilot training Nellis AFB, NV V.JPG

4521st Combat Crew Training Squadron F-100 - MAP F-86 foreign pilot training Rev V  Rev V.JPG

4521st CCTS V.JPG

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On 11/17/2022 at 12:59 PM, yokota57 said:

USAF 17th Bomb Wing (Light) REMCO (Rear Echelon Maintenance Combined Operation). Miho AB, Japan. Japanese-made "Prince".

17th Bomb Wing (L) Rear Echelon Maintenance Combined Operation-Miho AB, Japan  PR.JPG

17th Bomb Wing (L) REMCO-Miho AB, Japan  Rev  PR.JPG

10/29/2023 **Corrected ID: 17th Maintenance Squadron (REMCO/17th BW, Light).

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USAF / 421st Air Refueling Squadron (Medium) "421st Tankers". **Pre-June 1954 insignia. Yokota Air Base, Japan. KB-29M & the unique YKB-29T. Japanese-made "Wellington". Thanks to 1LT David Flaming posing under a TDY B/RB-36's jet pod, we have this great color shot of two 421st AREFS(M) KB-29Ms in the background. YAB 1952.

421st Air Refueling Squadron (Medium) KB-29M 1952-1953 insignia Yokota AB, Japan W.JPG

421st Air Refueling Sqdn KB-29M '52-'53 insignia Yokota AB, Japan Rev W.JPG

421st AREFS (M) KB-29M '52-'53 insignia YAB, Japan W.JPG

1LT David Flaming poses under the jet pod of a TDY RB-36. 421st AREFS KB-29Ms in the background Yokota AB, Japan 1952.jpg

421st AREFS KB-29M YAB xxxxxxx.jpg

421st_ARS_Boeing_YKB-29T-90-BW_Superfortress_1954.jpg

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USAF / 335th Tactical Fighter Squadron "Chiefs". Republic F-105B (1st TAC F-105 Squadron). Seymour Johnson AFB, NC 1958- (Deployed to Eglin AFB, FL 1958-1961). Japanese-made "Vulcan".

335th Tactical Fighter Squadron F-105B (1st sqdn to receive the F-105 1958) Seymour Johnson AFB, NC (deployed to Eglin AFB, FL'58-'61)  V.JPG

335th Tactical Fighter Squadron F-105B SeymoreJohnson AFB, NC (deployed to Eglin AFB, FL '58-'61) Rev V.JPG

335th TFS V.JPG

335th TFS Republic_F-105B-6-RE_(SN_54-0111)_take_off_060831-F-1234S-047.jpg

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USAF / 58th Maintenance Squadron (58th Fighter-Bomber Wing) F-84 - Rear Echelon Maintenance Combined Operation. Itazuke AB, Japan. Japanese-made "Prince".

58th Maintenance Squadron (58th Fighter-Bomber Wing) F-84 Rear Echelon Maintenance Combined Operation. Itazuke AB, Japan. Korean War PR.JPG

58th Maint Sqdn (58th FBW) F-84 REMCO. Itazuke AB, Japan Korean War Rev PR.JPG

58th Maint Sqdn (58th FBW) F-84 REMCO Itazuke AB, Japan KW PR.JPG

58th Maint Sqdn (58th FBW) F-84 REMCO Itazuke AB, Japan PR.JPG

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USAF / 407th Transportation Squadron (407th Strategic Fighter Wing) Malmstrom AFB, MT 1955-1957. Japanese-made "Vulcan" His/Hers set in the original box.

407th Transportation Squadron (407th SFW) Malmstrom AFB, MT HHV.JPG

407th Transportation Squadron (407th SFW) Malmstrom AFB,MT Rev HHV.JPG

407th Trans Sqdn .JPG

407th TS HHV.JPG

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USAF / 35th Tactical Fighter Squadron. Itazuke Air Base, Japan 1958-1963. F-100D/F "Super Sabre". Japanese-made "Vulcan" with a lifetime of use. 

35th Tactical Fighter Squadron Itazuke AB, Japan F-100D-F 1958-1963 V.JPG

35th Tactical Fighter Squadron Itazuke AB, Japan F-100D-F '58-'63 Rev V.JPG

35th TFS V.JPG

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USAF / 21st Troop Carrier Squadron (Medium) "Bee Liners". Tachikawa AB, Japan C-46 & C-47 1951-1952. Naha AB, Okinawa C-119 1956-1958. Japanese-made "Vulcan".

21st Troop Carrier Squadron (Medium)  Tachikawa AB, Japan C-46 C-47 1951-1952. C-119 TAB, Japan & Naha AB, Okinawa '56-'58 V.JPG

21st TCS (M) V.JPG

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