438th Fighter Interceptor Squadron

'Donald Duck'

F-106A    Assignment Dates
59-0021   09 Mar 63-30 Sep 68
59-0028   01 Mar 63-30 Sep 68
59-0067   24 May 60-30 Sep 68
59-0068   12 May 60-13 Sep 67
59-0069   27 May 60-30 Sep 68
59-0070   03 Jun 60-22 Sep 61
59-0071   19 May 60-15 Aug 68
59-0072   02 Jun 60-30 Sep 68
59-0073   10 Jun 60-19 Nov 60
59-0074   06 Jun 60-30 Sep 68
59-0075   08 Jul 60-30 Sep 68
59-0076   29 Jul 60-30 Sep 68
59-0077   14 Jun 60-30 Sep 68
59-0078   28 Jun 60-30 Sep 68
59-0079   28 Jun 60-30 Sep 68
59-0080   12 Mar 64-30 Sep 68
59-0081   06 Jul 60-30 Sep 68
59-0082   06 Jul 60-30 Sep 68
59-0083   05 Jul 60-30 Sep 68
59-0084   05 Jul 60-30 Sep 68
59-0085   05 Jul 60-23 Apr 64
59-0106   08 May 67-30 Sep 68
F-106B
57-2508   28 Jul 61-19 Jul 62
57-2515   07 Feb 63-30 Sep 68
58-0902   24 May 60-17 Jan 61
59-0153   05 Aug 60-16 Aug 67
59-0154   17 Aug 60-19 Dec 62
59-0160   24 Jan 63-18 Jan 64
59-0161   31 Aug 67-30 Sep 68
Wing / Group: Links
Air Division: ?? Air Division Wikipedia
Location(s): Kincheloe AFB, MI (formerly Kinross AFB)
Griffiss AFB, NY
 
Dates Active: 12 May 1960 to 30 Sep 68
Augt 1968 to 30 Sep 68 (redesignated 49th FIS)
Alert Det's:
No. of Aircraft: 29
No. of Loses: 4
The 438th FIS was activated at Kinross AFB (later named Kincheloe AFB) in April 1953 with F-94Bs. In the spring of 1954 it transitioned into F-89Ds and in the summer of 1957 into F-102As. In May 1960 it received F-106As. The squadron moved to Griffiss AFB in August 1968 and on 30 September 1968 was redesignated the 49th FIS.

The squadron patch with "Donald Duck" in it was licensed by Disney.

F-106's were assigned to the 438th FIS at Kincheloe AFB MI sometime between 12 May 1960 to 30 September 1968. A total of 29 aircraft were assigned with 4 losses.