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  • Gen Ronald Fogleman - Bien Hoa Buzzard and CSAF
    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
    Update from Buzzard 01

    The squadron has spent the last year hunkered down since we’re at the epicenter of Europe’s pandemic.  I’m very proud of their discipline and dedication to mission throughout. 

  • New Buzzard Chief - Chief Master Sergeant Chad T. Gaddy
    New Buzzard Chief - Chief Master Sergeant Chad T. Gaddy

    Chief Master Sergeant Chad T. Gaddy is the 510th Aircraft Maintenance Unit Superintendent, Aviano Air Base, Italy. He provides senior enlisted leadership and resource management to more than 200 maintenance personnel supporting 25 Block-40 F-16C/D Falcons valued at 950 Million dollars.

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  • 510th Fighter Squadron History
    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
    510th FS, 48th FW conduct FTD at RAF Lakenheath

    Airmen assigned to the 510th Fighter Squadron, 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, will participate in a flying training deployment with the 48th Fighter Wing and allies from the United Kingdom at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England.

  • Aviano Airman named top Fighter Aviator in USAFE
    Aviano Airman named top Fighter Aviator in USAFE

    One Aviano Airman received some exciting and surprising news recently when he was told of his selection as the 2008 U.S. Air Forces in Europe Fighter Aviator of the Year.

  • RMAF & USAF unite for Majestic Eagle 2013
    RMAF & USAF unite for Majestic Eagle 2013

    The exercise brings airmen from both countries together to train on air interdiction, air superiority, air refueling and reconnaissance with the intent of enhancing their interoperability through tactical training.

  • Fighters in BALTOPS
    Fighters in BALTOPS

    Exercise BALTIC OPERATIONS (BALTOPS) is underway in the Baltic Sea region until 16 June. Air, maritime, and ground assets from several NATO Allies and Partner Nations are involved in the live training event that started from Szczecin, Poland and finishes in Kiel, Germany.