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1 Felices, Salvador (Colonel, Commander, 306th Bomb Wing) , Foreword by 306th Bomb Wing. ARC Light - 1968-69.
306th Bomb Wing 1969 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
28 pages, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, very good. 8 by 11 inches. Scarce. From the foreword: "Air Force Association, Central Florida Chapter, Citation awarded to 306th Bomb Wing in recognition of service and accomplishments in support of the operations against communist agression in Southeast Asia." From Wikipedia: "In 1966, the 306 BW began preparing and training for deployment to the Western Pacific in support of Projects Arc Light & Young Tiger. In September 1966, the wing deployed to Andersen AFB, Guam and Kadena Air Base, Okinawa. Its mission while in the Western Pacific was to "...Conduct bombing raids in support of US and allied ground forces fighting in the Vietnamese War." Later, the wing also operated from U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield, Thailand as U. S. Forces built up in the Vietnam theater. The 919th Air Refueling Squadron (919 ARS) was assigned to McCoy in March 1967. When not forward deployed for operations over Vietnam, the 306th continued to operate out of McCoy AFB for both training evolutions and in its stateside strategic nuclear alert role. In January 1968, the 306 BW received another Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for this "double-duty" for combat operations in Southeast Asia while maintaining an alert status for SAC." 
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