310th Air Commando Squadron Patch


The 310th Air Commando Squadron (formerly the 310th Troop Carrier Squadron) was stationed at Tan Son Nhut Air Base until March 1965 when it was transferred to Nha Trang and later to Phan Rang Air Base, South Vietnam. The squadron flew C-123 Provider aircraft.

The patch was locally made in Saigon and worn by Captain Harry Heist while assigned to the 315th Air Commando Group. Captain Heist logged time as a navigator with the 310th until the unit’s transfer to Nha Trang and then with the 309th Air Commando Squadron at Tan Son Nhut.

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Era: Vietnam War
Clothing & Insignia: Patches
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I have a silver commemorative platter (dish?) that is from my Dad’s belongings and is engraved with “310TH SAWG, BAR NONE, NOVEMBER 64, 3RD PLACE CREW.” Anyone have further info on this? He was in the Air Force for 23 years; retired as Major.
Thank you.

My daddy was witht the 310th Air Commando Sqn in Vietnam..Kenneth Sumrall, From Mississippi

What year? I was there 67 68.

My brother A61514 LAC Wesley John Eric had a plaque with a metal badge depicting the 310th Special Operations Squadron in his belongings.

Presented to Jack Wesley
The Flyingest Aussie of all for Dedicated Service while serving with the 310th Air Commando Squadron in the republic of Vietnam during 1968 April 1969

Can you please send me any info on this
Helen Newman