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Tanner Video Tribute

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Stephen Tanner, who was assigned to the 510th Fighter Squadron during the Vietnam Era has assembled a few great videos from Air Force archives.
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View From Across the Ramp

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I was pretty much involved with the 509th FIS, the 510th's sister squadron.  We had F-102's. I knew a lot of the guys in the 510th and they were a good outfit.  They did a hell of a job when VN got rolling.

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McCoy AFB for Operation NIGHT OWL

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1964 Operation Night Owl Report.
Following Document was Transcribed by Stephen Tanner from Microfilm.

510th TACTICAL FIGHTER SQUADRON
3rd Tactical Fighter Wing (TAC)
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
England Air Force Base, Louisiana

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TDY to Takhli, Thailand

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510th TDY to Thailand in June of 1964
Following Document was Transcribed by Stephen Tanner from Microfilm.

Doc 15

510th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TAC)
United States Air Force
England AFB, Louisiana

TACOP FINAL REPORT

SAWBUCK 11

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TDY to Clark AFB, Philippines

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510th TDY to Clark AFB, Philippines in May1965
Following Document was Transcribed by Stephen Tanner from Microfilm.

510th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TAC)
United States Air Force
England AFB, Louisiana 71304

(5 May 65 – 20 Aug 65)

LIMA MIKE 26

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Officers Information Roster

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OFFICERS INFORMATION ROSTER
3rd TFW / 510th TFS BIEN HOA AB, RVN
3rd TFW COMMANDER: COL. R.A. ACKERLY
AS OF DATE: 25 MAR 1966

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"Buzzard" Pilots Swamp Sampans

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Bien Hoa (7AF) - Two F-100 Supersabre pilots of the 510th Tactical Fighter Squadron recently struck an enemy base camp 22 miles east of Cen Tho and caught enemy sampans moving up a canal.

Strike pilots were Major Eugene F. Miller, 35, Perry, GA., and Captain Donald J. Campbell, 32, Phoenix, Ariz., who made bombing and strafing passes on the target.

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F-100 Pilots Wreck Concentration

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Bien Hoa (7AF) - Air Force F-100 Supersabre pilots from the 510th Tactical Fighter Squadron scrambled from the Bien Hoa Air Base alert pad recently and destroyed a fortification and bunker complex nine miles northwest of Ben Loi.

Captain Walter T. West, 25, St. Petersburg, Fla., and Major Donald J. Campbell, 32, Phoenix, Ariz., were the strike pilots.

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F-100 Pilots Zap Enemy Base Camp

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Bien Hoa (7AF) - F-100 Supersabre pilots recently struck enemy targets 20 miles north-northwest of Ca Mau, deep in the IV Corps Tactical Zone.

Major Donald J. Campbell, 32, Phoenix, Ariz., and Major Harrell M. Moore, 36, Finger, Tenn., pilots with the 510th Tactical Fighter Squadron, scrambled from the Bien Hoa Air Base alert pad to batter an enemy base camp with bombs and cannons.

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Wing Pilots Destroy Two Viet Cong Targets

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Bien Hoa (7AF) - Wing pilots continued to pound the Viet Cong this week. Three missions flown from here accounted for 131 structures destroyed, 140 damaged, 3 ox carts and 2,000 kilos of rice destroyed.

Two F-100 Supersabre from the 531st Tactical Fighter Squadron and two from the 510th Tactical Fighter Squadron were scrambled off the alert Tuesday morning to hit a VC concentration 95 miles west of Saigon.

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