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123d Observation Squadron

123d Fighter Squadron

The 123d Fighter Squadron is an active unit of the Oregon Air National Guard which flies the F-15 Eagle. Its parent unit is the 142d Fighter Wing.

Mission

History

Previously designated as the 123d Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, the squadron was renamed the 123d Fighter Squadron in 1992.

The squadron converted to the F-15 aircraft in 1989/90, with most of those planes coming from the 318th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron at McChord AFB, which was being disbanded.

The Unit has been flying the F-15 Eagle fighter since 1989 . - The 142d Fighter Wing has 15 PAI and 3 BAI/AR F-15A and F-15B Eagles. Two of its aircraft sit alert in support of NORAD 24 hours a day.

Assignments

Major Command

Previous Designations

  • 123d Fighter Squadron (1992-Present)
  • 123d Fighter Interceptor Squadron (???-1992))

Bases Stationed

Aircraft Operated

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