The AC-119 Gunships
To learn more about these remarkable AC-119 gunships of the 17th & 18th Special Operations Squadrons click on either the AC-119G Shadow or AC-119K Stinger below.
Webmaster Note: The AC-119G Shadow Gunship served combat duty for the United States Air Force in Southeast Asia for two (2) years, nine (9) months starting with the United States Air Force Reserve's 71st Special Operations Squadron in January 1969 and ending with the 17th SOS in September 1971.
chronology of the 71st Special Operations Squadron is used with permission
from the www.71stsos.com Webmaster,
Jim Alvis, and by Dr. Larry Elton Fletcher for use on the AC-119
Gunship website to show the background of the 17th Special Operations
Squadron. The Reservists of the 930th TAG and 71st TAS led the way
to and in South Vietnam for AC-119 Gunships in Southeast Asia.
For more information on the 71st SOS click here
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