Deployment/Reinforcement MissionsDuring the period that A-7Ds operated at the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, the tactical fighter squadrons carried out important peace time deployment and reinforcement responsibilities in three key theaters of operation. In the European Theater, each squadron was assigned to an air base in Western Europe to which it would deploy if NATO were directly threatened or attacked. Practice deployments to these bases were accomplished periodically. In the Pacific Theater, a detachment of aircraft and ground crews was maintained in Hawaii on a continuing basis for reinforcement. In the Southern Theater, a tactical fighter detachment was maintained at Howard Air Force Base as part of the defense of the Panama Canal Zone. The Wing was relieved of these tasks while of it was deployed to Southeast Asia in support of combat operations in Vietnam.
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|Date Added||Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 9:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||31N E 166021 N 0|
|Decimal Degrees||33.66063333, -78.92808040|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 39.638', W 78° 55.6848242'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 39' 38.28" N, 78° 55' 41.089452" W|
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|Area Code(s)||803, 843|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 514-598 Farrow Pkwy, Myrtle Beach SC 29577, US|
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