102nd INTELLIGENCE WING

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Computer made   3.0 inch-77mm

 

102nd INTELLIGENCE WING

Lineage.  Organized as the 101st Aero Squadron, 22 August 1917; Redesinated  639th Aero Squadron on  1 Feb 1918; deactivated on 14 Apr 1919;  Lineage and honors consolidated with 101st Squadron which was established on 18 November 1921; Redesignated 101st Observation Squadron on 25 January 1923; Redesignated 101st Observation Squadron (Light) on 13 Jan 1942; Redesignated 101st Observation Squadron on 4 July 1942; Redesignated 101st Reconnaissance Squadron  (Fighter) on 2 Apr 1943; Redesignated 101st Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron on 11 Aug 1943; Redesignated 101st Photographic Mapping Squadron on 9 Oct 1943; Redesignated 39th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron on 29 Mar 1944; Redesignated 39th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron on 4 Dec 1945; Inactivated on 29 Jul 1946. Redesignated 101st Fighter Squadron on 29 July 1946; 102nd Fighter Interceptor Wing Extended federal recognition on 1 Nov 1950; Redesignated: 102nd Tactical Fighter Wing in Fall 1958; 102nd Air Defense Wing, 10 Jun 1972; 102nd Fighter Wing, Apr 1992; 102nd Intelligence Wing, 1 Apr 2008-.

Componants. Groups, 102nd Fighter, 1 Nov 1950-9 Jul 1976; 102nd Operations (later Intelligence), 102nd Air Operations, 23 Mar 2009-; 102nd Mission Support; 102nd Medical; dates unknown. Squadrons. 101st Fighter (later Fighter Interceptor; Tactical Fighter; Fighter; Intelligence), 29 July 1946-; 131st Fighter (later: Fighter Interceptor; Tactical Fighter), 24 Feb 1947-15 Oct 1962.

Assignments. Third Aviation Instruction Center, 1918-1919; Massachusetts National Guard, (divisional aviation, 26th Division), 18 Nov 1921; First Corps Area, 25 Nov 1940; VI Army Corps, 30 Dec 1940; 26th Observation (later Reconnaissance; Tactical Reconnaissance) Group, 1 Sep 1941; 74th Tactical Reconnaissance Group, 9 Oct 1943; 76th Tactical Reconnaissance Group, 21 Oct 1943; III Tactical Air Division, 29 Mar 1944; I (later III) Tactical Air Division, 12 Apr 194; Ninth Air Force, 6 Jan 1945, (Flight attached to XIX Tactical Air Command to 28 Feb 1945; IX Tactical Air Command and XXIX Tactical Air Command [Prov] to 10 Mar 1945); 10th Photographic Group, 28 Feb 1945; Ninth Air Force (Attached to 9th Tactical Reconnaissance Group [Prov), 30 Mar 1945); 363d Tactical Reconnaissance (later Reconnaissance) Group, 23 May 1945; United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe, 25 Jun 1945; Third Air Force, 3 Aug 1945; Fourth Air Force, 24 Oct 1945; Attached to 412th Fighter Group, 5 Nov 1945-3 Jul 1946; Tactical Air Command, 21 Mar 1946; Twelfth Air Force, 17 May; MA ANG,  29 Jul 1946; Tactical Air Command, 1 Jul 1960; Air Defense  Command, 10 Jun 1972; Tactical Air Command, 1 Apr 1980; Air Combat Command, 1 Jun 1992-.

Stations. Kelly Field,TX, 22 Aug 1917; Garden City, NY, 3 Nov- 4 Dec 1917; St Maixent, France, 1 Jan 1918; Issoudun, France, 21 Feb 1918; Bordeaux, France, 6 Jan-18 Mar 1919; Mitchel Field, NY, c. 5-14 Apr 1919; Jeffery Field, MA, 18 Nov  1921; Otis Field, MA, 31 Jul 1941; Hyannis Airport, MA, 31 Jul 1942; Harrisburg Municipal Airport, PA, 11 Sep 1942; Reading Army Airfield, PA, 1 Jun 1943; Thermal AAF, CA, 11 Jan 1944; Muskogee AAF, OK, 12 Apr-17 Dec 1944; Denain/Prouvy Airfield (A-83), France, 24 Jan 1945; St Amand Airfield, France, c. 7 Feb 1945; (Flights: Jarny Airfield (A-94), France, 10 Feb-7 Mar 1945; Gosselies Airfield (A-87), Belgium 13 Feb-8 Mar 1945; Le Culot Airfield (A-89), Belgium, 8 Feb-8 Mar 1945); Jarny Airfield (A-94), France, 7 Mar 1945; Maastricht Airport (Y-44), Holland, 2 Apr 1945; Wiesbaden Airfield (Y-80), Germany, 20 Apr-Jul 1945; Drew Field, FL, 3 Aug 1945; Santa Maria AAF, CA, 24 Oct 1945; March Field, CA, 3 Dec 1945-29 Jul 1946; Logan Airport, MA, 15 October  1946; Otis ANGB, MA, August  1968-. (Detachment  1, Loring Air Force Base -1986–1993; Bangor International Airport -1993–2008); (operated from: Leck Air Base, West Germany, 1961; Wheelus Air Base, Libya, 1961; Phalsbourg-Bourscheid AB, 1961-1962)

Aircraft. JN-4,  1920s; O-11,  1920s-1940s; PT-1, 1920s-1940s; O-17, 1920s-1940s; XO-12, 1920s-1940s; BT-1, 1920s-1940s; O-2, 1920s-1940s; O-38, 1920s-1940s; O-46A, 1930s-1940s; O-47A/B, 1930s-1940s; BC-1A, 1930s-1940s; F-5,  1941-1945; P-47N, 1946-1950; F-84B, 1950-1951; P-51H, 1951-1954; F-94A/B, 1954-1956; F-94C, 1956-1958; F-86H, 1958-1964; F-84F, 1964-1971; F-100D/F, 1971-1972; F-106A/B, 1972-1988; F-15A/B, 1988-2004; F-15C, 2004-2008.

Operations. World War II-the 101st was assigned to fly anti-submarine patrols off the coast of New England until September 10, 1942. Deployed to the European Theater in December, 1944 to fly photo reconnaissance missions.  Cold War-US-based interception missions. Called to active duty as part of the Berlin Crisis call-up where the primary mission was to provide close air support to NATO ground forces and air interdiction. Post-Cold War- Between 1991 and 1995 the Wing deployed to Panama in support of Operation Coronet Nighthawk, a drug interdiction operation. The wing deployed to the Middle East and Europe in 2000 to participate in Operation Southern Watch.

Service Streamers. Theater of Operations.

Campaign Streamers. Antisubmarine, American Theater; Rhineland; Central Europe; Air Combat, EAME Theater.

Decorations. None.

Emblem. Approved 18 Nov 1924. Motto. OMNIS VIR TIGRIS – Everyone A Tiger.

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