I was a Radar Intercept Officer, flying F-4 Phantoms. My Fighter Squadron, VF-114 was deployed on the USS Kitty Hawk. Our Vietnam cruise was November 1967 to June 1968.
Awards include: Air Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, RVN Campaign Medal
Kitty Hawk [CVA-63] was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation for exceptionally meritorious and heroic service from 23 December 1967 to 1 June 1968, which included the Tet Offensive, while participating in combat operations in Southeast Asia.
William F Font, Class of 1966, BS Biology
Years in Service: 1966-1970 / Years in Vietnam: 1967-1968
Commands and locations:
Fighter Squadron 114 NAS Miramar and USS Kitty Hawk
Fighter Squadron 41 NAS Oceana and USS Franklin D. Roosevelt