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435 Fighter Training Squadron (AETC)

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

Lineage. Constituted 435 Fighter Squadron (Two Engine) on 12 Oct 1943. Activated on 15 Oct 1943. Redesignated 435 Fighter Squadron, Single Engine, on 5 Sep 1944. Inactivated on 15 Dec 1945. Redesignated 435 Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 15 Oct 1952. Activated on 1 Dec 1952. Redesignated: 435 Fighter-Day Squadron on 15 Feb 1954; 435 Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Jul 1958. Inactivated on 8 Aug 1974. Redesignated 435 Tactical Fighter Training Squadron on 22 Oct 1976. Activated on 1 Jan 1977. Inactivated on 19 Feb 1991. Redesignated 435 Fighter Squadron on 1 May 1993. Activated on 12 May 1993. Inactivated on 1 Apr 1997. Redesignated 435 Flying Training Squadron on 2 Apr 1998. Activated on 14 May 1998. Redesignated 435 Fighter Training Squadron on 19 May 2003. 

Assignments. 479 Fighter Group, 15 Oct 1943; VIII Fighter Command, 1-15 Dec 1945. 479 Fighter-Bomber (later, 479 Fighter-Day) Group, 1 Dec 1952 (attached to Icelandic Defense Forces, 1 Dec 1952-27 Mar 1953; Air Proving Ground Command, 26 Jul-6 Sep 1955); 479 Fighter-Day (later 479 Tactical Fighter) Wing, 8 Oct 1957 (attached to Sixteenth Air Force, 7 Dec 1960-c. 15 Apr 1961; 86 Air Division, 19 Sep 1961-22 Jan 1962 and 17 Oct-c. 30 Nov 1962; 65 Air Division,15 Dec 1960-14 Apr 1961; 3 Aug-17 Oct 1962; c. 30 Nov-19 Dec 1962; 30 Mar-23 Jun 1964; 2 Air Division, 12 Oct-20 Dec 1965; detachment operated under 8 Tactical Fighter Wing, 5 Jun-c. 23 Jul 1966; 8 Tactical Fighter Wing, 24 Jul 1966-8 Aug 1974. 479 Tactical Training Wing, 1 Jan 1977-19 Feb 1991. 49 Operations Group, 12 May 1993-1 Apr 1997. 12 Operations Group, 14 May 1998; 479 Flying Training Group, 1 Oct 2001; 12 Operations Group, 2 Mar 2007-. 

Stations. Glendale, CA, 15 Oct 1943; Oxnard, CA, 6 Feb 1944; Santa Maria AAFld, CA, 6-15 Apr 1944; Wattisham, England, 15 May 1944-c. 9 Dec 1945; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 14-15 Dec 1945. George AFB, CA, 1 Dec 1952-19 Jul 1966 (deployed at Keflavik, Iceland, 1 Dec 1952-27 Mar 1953; North Auxiliary Field, SC, 26 Jul-6 Sep 1955; Moron AB, Spain, 7 Dec 1960-c. 15 Apr 1961, 3 Aug-17 Oct 1962, c. 30 Nov-19 Dec 1962, and 30 Mar-23 Jun 1964; Ramstein AB, Germany, 19 Sep 1961-22 Jan 1962; Hahn AB, Germany, 17 Oct-c. 30 Nov 1962; Da Nang AB, South Vietnam and Kung Kuan AB, Taiwan,