35th APS/SPS

Vietnam
Đà Nàng AB, 8 Apr 1966 - 10 Oct 1966 ~ Phan Rang AB: 10 Oct 1966 - 31 Jul 1971


35th Security Police Squadron (PACAF)
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LINEAGE.

    Constituted 35th Air Police Squadron, on 10 Aug 1948.
    Activated on 18 Aug 1948.
    Redesignated 35th Air Police Squadron on 20 Jan 1950.
    Inactivated on 1 Oct 1957.
    Activated on 14 Mar 1966.
    Organized on 8 Apr 1966.
    Redesignated 35th Security Police Squadron on 15 May 1967.
    Inactivated on 31 Jul 1971.
    Activated 1 Oct 1971.
    Inactivated on 1 Oct 1981.
    Activated on 31 Mar 1991.
    Inactivated on 15 Dec 1992.
    Activated on 31 May 1993.
    Inactivated on 1 Oct 1994.
    Activated on 1 Oct 1994-.

HONORS.

    SERVICE STREAMERS. None.

    The Vietnam Service Streamer, a unit award analogous to the award of the medal and ribbon for the individual. is identical to the ribbon in design and color. A United States Air Force (USAF) unit qualified for the Vietnam Service Streamer if it was based in South Vietnam at any time between 1 July 1958 and 14 November, or 29 January through 28 March 1973.* A unit based during these same periods in Thailand and flying missions into or over Vietnam also received the Vietnam Service Streamer. Nonpaying combat support units based in Thailand at any time between 1 July 1958 and 28 March 1973 are also entitled to the service streamer.
    * Units earned the appropriate campaign streamers between 15 November 1961 and 28 January 1973.

    CAMPAIGN STREAMERS.
    A Campaign Streamer is a Vietnam Service Streamer with the name and dates of the campaign embroidered on it. With one exception, the Vietnam Air-Ground Campaign, a unit qualified for a campaign streamer if it was based in Vietnam or engaged in combat in Southeast Asia during the period of a designated campaign.

    KOREA:

    Yonpo Adrm, North Korea, 1 Dec 1950
    Pusan AB, South Korea, c. 7 Dec 1950

  • Vietnam Defensive 1965-1966

  • Vietnam Defensive 1965-1966

  • Vietnam Defensive 1965-1966

    VIETNAM:

    Đà Nàng Aprt, South Vietnam, 8 Apr - Oct 10, 1966 :

  • Vietnam Defensive 1965-1966
  • Vietnam Air 1966

  • Vietnam Air Offensive 1966-1967

Phan Rang AB: South Vietnam, 10 Oct 1966-31 Jul 1971:

  • Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II 1967-1968

  • Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III 1968

  • Vietnam Air/Ground 1968

  • Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV 1968-1969

  • TET 69/Counter-Offensive, 1969

  • Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969

  • Vietnam Winter-Spring 1969-1970
  • Sanctuary Counter-Offensive 1970

  • Southwest Monsoon, 1 July-30 November 1970

  • Commando Hunt V 1970-1971

  • Commando Hunt VI 15 May-31 October 1971


ARMED FORCES EXPEDITIONARY STREAMERS.
None.

DECORATIONS.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA

    Presidential Unit Citation:

  •  [1 Dec] 1950-7 Feb 1951.

REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM

    Presidential Unit Citation:

    South Vietnam, 10 Oct 1966-10 Apr 1967

    Phan Rang AB, South Vietnam, 10 Oct 1966-31 Jul 197 1:
    South Vietnam, 10 Oct 1966-10 Apr 1967

    Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device:

      South Vietnam, 2 Apr-2 Sep 1967

    Phan Rang AB, South Vietnam, 10 Oct 1966-31 Jul 197 1:

  •  3 Sep 1967-2 May 1968,

  •  1 Oct 1968-13 Apr 1969,

  •  14 Apr 1969-13 Apr 1970,

  •  1 Dec 1970-25 Jun 1971

    Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:

    South Vietnam, 2 Apr-2 Sep 1967

    Đà Nàng AB, South Vietnam, 8 Apr 1966-10 Oct 1966 :

  •   8 Apr-31 May 1966,

  • Phan Rang AB: South Vietnam, 10 Oct 1966-31 Jul 197 1:

  •   2 Feb 1976-31 Mar 1977,

  •   [31 Mar 1991]-29 Feb 1992,

  •   1 Oct 1994-30 Sep 1995.

    Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm:

    South Vietnam, 2 Apr-2 Sep 1967

    Phan Rang AB, South Vietnam, 10 Oct 1966-31 Jul 197 1:

  •   1 Sep 1968-9 Oct 1970,

  • 24 Feb-30 Mar 1971,

  •   8 Apr 1966-31 Jul 1971.

STATIONS.

  •  Johnson AB, Japan, 18 Aug 1948;

  •  Yokota AB Japan, 1 Apr 1950;

  •  Johnson AB, Japan, 14 Aug 1950;

  •  Yonpo Adrm, North Korea, 1 Dec 1950;

  •  Pusan AB, South Korea, c. 7 Dec 1950;

  •  Johnson AB, Japan, 25 May 1951;

  •  Yokota AB Japan, 1 Oct 1954-1 Oct 1957.

  •  Đà Nàng Aprt, South Vietnam, 8 Apr 1966;

  •  Phan Rang AB: South Vietnam, 10 Oct 1966-31 Jul 1971;

  •  George AFB, CA, 1 Oct 1971-1 Oct 1981.

  •  George AFB, CA, 31 Mar 1991-15 Dec 1992;

  •  Keflavik NAS, Iceland, 31 May 1993-1 Oct 1994.

  •  Misawa AB, Japan, 1 Oct 1994-.


UNIT EMBLEM: 35th Security Police Squadron
Approved 29 Sep 1980. (see attached)

EMBLEM.

          377th Security Police Squadron Emblem, Tan Son Nhut
          35th Security Police Sq

DESCRIPTION: On a blue disc edged with a narrow black border a sword with blade to base in pale (pale and guard white, hilt and pommel red, all details black) emitting from its hilt two yellow lightning bolts chevron wise to base between in the upper portion of the disc a silhouetted red Scales of Justice in dexter and a silhouetted red stylized sentry in sinister and in the lower portion of the disc a red scroll garnished yellow above a red ink bottle and pen in dexter base and a red silhouetted head of a dog in profile, couped at the neck and eyed black in sinister base.

    Attached above the disc a white scroll edged black and inscribed "READY TO SERVE ANYTIME-ANYWHERE" in black letters.

    Attached below the disc a blank white scroll edged black.

    CABLE NUMBERS OF COLORS:

     
    Ultramarine Blue, AF 65010
    White 65005
    Pimento Red 70042
    Black 65018
    Air Force Yellow 70068

    SIGNIFICANCE: The Emblem symbolizes the mission and activities of the 35th Security Police Squadron. The four stylized figures: Sentry, Scales of Justice, Dog silhouette and Scroll with Pen, represents the basic functions of a security police squadron: Security, law enforcement, Military Working Dog, and Police Administration.

    The Sword with Lightning Bolts is indicative of the squadron Motto, "Ready To Serve Anytime - Anywhere", and denotes Strength, Defense, and Unity of the Squadron working together towards the ultimate mission objective, Justive, Peace, and Freedom. The colors red, white and blue are symbolic of the colors of our flag and represent valor, purity and vigilance. The Golden Yellow is the official Air Force colr which indicates the Sun, and the excellence required of Air Force Personnel.

    MOTTO: READY TO SERVE ANYTIME-ANYWHERE.


    DATE PREPARED. 12 Sep 1996
    SUPERSEDES statement prepared on 19 Mar 1991
    PREPARED by Helen Weaver

 

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