Gen Ronald Fogleman - Bien Hoa Buzzard and CSAF
Ronald R. Fogleman: He was born on January 27, 1942, in Lewistown, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Juniata Joint High School, Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, in 1959. Four years later he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy, earning his commission as a Second Lieutenant. In June of 1963 he began pilot training at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma. He completed pilot training, receiving his Silver Wings in September 1964. Fogleman stayed on at Vance and was assigned to the 3575th Pilot Training Squadron for three more years as a First Assignment Instructor Pilot teaching student pilots to fly the T-37 Tweet.
2020 Charlie Mohrle Award Winner - Maj "Bull" Shaw
THE 2020 Charles D. Mohrle MEMORIAL AWARD TO:
Major Michael “Bull” Shaw
FOR: Dedicated and outstanding service to the 510th Fighter Squadron while serving as the squadron Weapons and Tactics Officer, 510 Fighter Squadron. The unmatched professional skill, dedication, and ceaseless efforts of Major Michael Shaw resulted in major contributions to the operational capabilities of the 510th Fighter Squadron. He always prioritized the well-being of his Squadron and the Mission and his tireless efforts led to the outstanding performance of the unit.
2020 Roll Up From Maintenance = RULE!
- Update from Buzzard 01
- New Buzzard Chief - Chief Master Sergeant Chad T. Gaddy
510th Fighter Squadron History
The 510th Fighter Squadron was originally constituted as the 625th Bombardment Squadron (Dive) on 4 February 1943. It was activated on 1 Mar 1943 at Drew Field, FL, and assigned to the 405th Bombardment (later, 405th Fighter-Bomber; 405th Fighter) Group. It was redesignated as the 510th Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 10 August 1943; as the 510th Fighter-Bomber Squadron, Single Engine, on 20 August 1943; and as the 510th Fighter Squadron, Single Engine, on 30 May 1944. In late 1943, the squadron moved to Walterboro Army Air Field, South Carolina where it began to fly the were the Douglas A-24 Banshee (1943), then the Bell P-39 Airacobra (1943) and finally the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt (1943-1945).
- 510th FS, 48th FW conduct FTD at RAF Lakenheath
- Aviano Airman named top Fighter Aviator in USAFE
- RMAF & USAF unite for Majestic Eagle 2013
- Fighters in BALTOPS