TWTD #04 - Coronets, Crested Caps ffffffffffffffff& Salty Bees
A detailed look at USAF Fighter deployments to Europe since 1970. Includes many unpublished photographs.

UNITS #02-05 - 124th FS
Continuing our series on Guard units is a look at one of two Viper units based in Iowa, the 124th FS/132 FW at Des Moines, Iowa.


'Coronet Apache' was a 9 TFS, 49 TFW deployment to Soesterberg AB, The Netherlands in May/June 1986. Seen here ready to re-deploy back to Holloman AFB on 20 June 1986 is F-15A 77-0063. This deployment will be featured in the next update to our 'Coronets, Crested Caps & Salty Bees' report.
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