The 434th and Vietnam: 1968 - 1969

The 930th Tactical Airlift Group and the 71st Tactical Airlift Squadron of the 434th Tactical Airlift Wing served a very unique and specific role in the Vietnam conflict.

The 71st Tactical Airlift Squadron/Special Operations Squadron was the only Air Force Reserve unit to have served in a combat role in Vietnam.

For details of the unit's mission and performance, click here.

9th Troop Carrier Command | Evolution of the 434th in WW II | Korea 1950 - 1953

Cuban Missile Crisis | Vietnam 1968 - 1969 | 1970 - Present

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