633d Special Operations Wing

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633d Special Operations Wing
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Emblem of the 633d Special Operations Wing
Active 1968-1970
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Special Operations
Douglas A-1E "Skyraider" of the 6th Air Commando Squadron

The 633d Special Operations Wing is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the Seventh Air Force stationed at Pleiku Air Base, South Vietnam. It was inactivated on 15 March 1970.

History[edit]

Engaged in special operations combat during the Vietnam War in Southeast Asia, including close air support, air escort, day and night interdiction, and visual and photographic reconnaissance, July 1968 -November 1969

Lineage[edit]

  • Established as 633d Special Operations Wing, and activated, on 9 July 1968
Organized on 15 July 1968.
Inactivated on 15 March 1970

Assignments[edit]

Units[edit]

  • 6th Air Commando (later: Special Operations) Squadron, 15 July 1968 – 15 November 1969
  • 633d Combat Support Group, 15 July 1968- 15 March 1970.

Stations[edit]

Aircraft[edit]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • Ravenstein, Charles A. (1984). Air Force Combat Wings Lineage and Honors Histories 1947-1977. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-912799-12-9.

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