RED HORSE LINEAGE

1965- Civil Engineering Squadron (Heavy Repair) 15 Oct 1969- All units redesignated Civil Engineering Squadron, Heavy Repair 15 Oct 1988- All units redesignated Civil Engineering Squadron, RED HORSE 8 Mar 1989- All units redesignated RED HORSE Civil Engineering...

RED HORSE Units

                                                                    RED HORSE Units            Period        Unit Designator Component         Location 5/8/1967- 3/16/1970 1st Civil Engineering Group Active Tan Son Nhut, Vietnam 9/25/1971- Present 200th RHS Guard...

Silver Flag History

Air Force civil engineering contingency training has progressed through several stages since 1947. During the Korean War, the Aviation Engineer Force trained combat engineers organized as Aviation Engineer battalions. This unit was charged with providing centralized...

307th RED HORSE Squadron

As the active duty squadrons decreased in number at the end of the Vietnam War, RED HORSE capability expanded to the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve.  The 307th RHS was originally organized in July 1971.  Detachments 307 and 308 were located at Ellington AFB,...

555th RED HORSE Squadron (AFRC)

The 555th, one of the original RED HORSE units and the second squadron to arrive in Vietnam, was headquartered at Cam Ranh Bay from February 1966 to early 1970.  The unit completed much of the troop housing, roads, and utilities on the base.  The 555th constructed...

556th RED HORSE Squadron

The 556th was constituted 3 February 1966.  Following training at Forbes AFB, KS, the unit deployed to U Tapao AB, Thailand, on 30 June 1966.  In addition to the main unit at U Tapao, the 556th also established detachments at five other Thai bases. With the exception...