The Eagles

The 334th Fighter Squadron is stationed at Seymour-Johnson AFB, North Carolina. The 334th received their first F-15s in 1990 and became IOC on October 1990 and became the fourth operational F-15E squadron.

The 334th flew its first F-15E sorties on Jan. 1, 1991. During this month the squadron served as the host unit for several units deploying to Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Additionally, 334th aircrews and support personnel deployed to Operation Desert Storm as augmentees. The squadron became operational in the F-15E on June 18, 1991, and deployed to Saudi Arabia the next day to relieve remaining elements of the 335th, providing combat air patrol and ground alert forces supporting withdrawal of troops from Operation Desert Storm.