Maj Barnes logs 1,000th Sortie for 510th TFS

Bien Hoa Bugle
Saturday, January 8, 1966

Maj. James C. Barnes landed his F-100 Supersabre last Sunday at 8:10am, he had just completed the 1, 000th combat sortie flown by the 510th Tactical Figh­ter Squadron since its arrival here in mid-November.

The flight left Bien Hoa at 7:15 a.m. and less that 20 minutes later was attacking Viet Cong positions in support of Opera­tion Dart Board.

Other pilots on the mission were Capt. Berna­rd A. Conway, flight leader, and Lt. Col. Allen commander of the 510th TFS.

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