728th BS(H), 452d BG(H), 8th Air Force
728th BS(H) earned 7 campaign credits during WWII and 6 during the Korean War. Thrice decorated, it's one of the most highly-honored units in the history of American aviation. The squadron flew B-17G's during WWII and B-26's in Korea. "Buffagator" was a B-17G of the 10 000 series.