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National Museum of the US Air Force Museum. 100 Missions Up North: History and Traditions. Jeff Duford NMUSAF/MUA 22 July 2008. We are the keepers of their stories TM. Capt Kenneth Bell. Capt Bruce Holmes. Operation Rolling Thunder. 2 March 1965–1 November 1968

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National Museum of the US Air Force Museum

100 Missions

Up North:

History and Traditions

Jeff Duford

NMUSAF/MUA

22 July 2008

We are the keepers of theirstoriesTM

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Capt

Kenneth

Bell

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Capt

Bruce

Holmes

operation rolling thunder
Operation Rolling Thunder
  • 2 March 1965–1 November 1968
    • Began winding down in spring 1968 (bombing limited to southern North Vietnam).
    • Characterized by frequent pauses and periods of intense activity.
100 mission policy
100 Mission Policy
  • 1961- fall 1965, USAF personnel on temporary duty (TDY) 30-90 days
  • 1 November 1965, 100 mission tour policy established
    • 12 months or 100 missions “out-of-country”
    • “Out-of-country” (Laos and North Vietnam)
100 mission policy changes
100 Mission Policy Changes
  • 30 December 1965—20 missions count as one month for time purposes (i.e.—80 missions and 8 months)
  • 1 February 1966—Missions in Laos not counted (only North Vietnam)
    • 52 F-105s, 109 F-4s and 22 RF-4Cs (among others) lost from damage incurred over Laos
100 mission policy changes1
100 Mission Policy Changes
  • 30 December 1965—20 missions count as one month for time purposes (i.e.—80 missions and 8 months)
  • 1 February 1966—Missions in Laos not counted (only North Vietnam)
  • 1 November 1966—Time credit for missions (20 missions=one month) ended
100 mission policy changes2
100 Mission Policy Changes
  • 100 Mission Policy ends:
    • Aircrews leaving CONUS (Continental United States) on or after 1 July 1968 will serve one year tour, regardless of where or how many missions they flew
first 100 mission tour
First 100 Mission Tour

Capt Donald Beck

RF-101C pilot

15th TRS

15 November 1965

1 st 100 missions over north vietnam
1st 100 Missions Over North Vietnam

Capt Eldon “Joe” Canady

RB-66C EWO

December 1965

1 st f 105 100 mission tours
1st F-105 100 Mission Tours

Capt Ben Bowthorpe

Capt Don Totten

12 January 1966

F-105 pilots

355th Tactical Fighter Wing, Takhli

f 105 100 mission tours
F-105 100 Mission Tours

Capt Bruce Holmes

Capt William May

Capt Richard Ely

Capt William Ramage

15 January 1966

F-105 pilots

388th TFW, Korat

traditions the patch
Traditions: The Patch

Capt William

Koenitzer

Capt Bruce

Holmes

enlisted 100 mission tours
Enlisted 100 Mission Tours

A3C Darrel Wallace

September 1966

SSgt Alexander Underwood

1 st a 1 100 mission tour
1st A-1 100 Mission Tour

Lt Col Jerald Ransom

A-1E pilot

602nd FS (Commando)

27 November 1966

101 in an o 1
101 in an O-1

Maj James Harding

O-1 pilot, 101 Missions over North Vietnam

1 st b 52 100 mission crew
1st B-52 100 Mission Crew

Maj Derek Detjen

B-52 EWO

Crew E-13

traditions the thunderbuzzards
Traditions: The Thunderbuzzards

34th and 469th TFS

Korat RTAFB

1971-1972

traditions the celebration1
Traditions: The Celebration

Maj Robert Krone

F-105 pilot

469th TFS Commander

3 June 1966

traditions the celebration2
Traditions: The Celebration

Rowland Smith

David Williams

Wild Weasels

44th TFS

19 December 1967

traditions the soak
Traditions: The Soak

Capt Robert Clark, RF-4C, 2nd 100 Mission Tour

traditions the soak1
Traditions: The Soak

Capt Richard

Hammaker

RF-4C

14th TRS

traditions boonie hats
Traditions: Boonie Hats

Capt Richard Rutan

traditions bulletproof mustache
Traditions: Bulletproof Mustache

Col Robin Olds

F-4 pilot

8th TFW commander

traditions pueblo incident
Traditions: Pueblo Incident

Maj Stan

Goldstein

Capt Matt

Dillon

traditions four aces
Traditions: Four Aces

Capt Robert Clark

RF-4C pilot

traditions southeast asia war
Traditions: Southeast Asia War

Capt Wayne Pittman

RF-4C

12th TRS

traditions misty facs
Traditions: Misty FACs

Capt Eben Jones

F-100F pilot

7 April 1968

traditions oef oef
Traditions: OEF/OEF

Lt Col Timothy Sipes

KC-135

349th ARS Commander

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