106th RESCUE WING

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Computer made   4.0 inch-100mm

 

106th RESCUE WING

Lineage. Constituted as 394th Bombardment Group (Medium) on 15 Feb 1943. Activated on 5 Mar 1943. Inactivated on 31 Mar 1946. Redesignated: 106th Bombardment Group (Light) and allotted to New York ANG on 24 May 1946. Extended federal recognition on 30 Nov 1947. Redesignated: 106th Bombardment Wing on 1 Nov 1950; 106th Bombardment Group (Medium), 1 May 1951; 106th Bombardment Group (Light) on 1 Dec 1952; 106th Fighter-Interceptor Wing, 15 Jun 1957; 106th Aeromedical Transport Group on 1 Sep 1958; 106th Air Transport Wing (Heavy) on 1 Jan 1963; 106th Military Airlift Wing on 1 Jan 1966; 106th Air Refueling Wing on 17 Sep 1969; 106th Fighter-Interceptor Wing on 2 Dec 1972; 106th Aerospace Rescue & Recovery Group on 14 Jun 1975; 106th Air Rescue Group on 1 Oct 1989; 106th Rescue Group on 16 Mar 1992; 106th Rescue Wing on 1 Oct 1995-.

Assignments. Third Air Force,5 Mar 1943; Fourth Air Force, 12 Jul 1943; First Air Force, 19 Aug 1943-15 Feb 1943; 98th Bombardment Wing, 11 Mar 1944; XII Fighter Command, Sep 1945-31 Mar 1946. 52nd Fighter Wing, 21 Mar 1947; New York ANG, 1 Nov 1950-.

Components. World War II. 584th Bombardment, 5 Mar 1943-31 Mar 1946; 585th Bombardment, 5 Mar 1943-31 Mar 1946; 586th Bombardment, 5 Mar 1943-31 Mar 1946; 587th Bombardment, 5 Mar 1943-31 Mar 1946.

Air National Guard. Groups. 105th Air Transport (later Military Airlift) Group, 11 Jan 1964-17 Sep 1969; 106th Bombardment (later Fighter-Interceptor, Aeromedical Transport, Air Transport, Military Airlift, Air Refueling, Aerospace Rescue & Recovery, Air Rescue, Rescue) Group, 1 Nov 1950-1 Mar 1951; 15 Jun 1957-1 Sep 1958; 1 Jan 1963-14 Jun 1975; 1 Oct 1995-; 109th Air Transport (later Military Airlift), 11 Jan 1964-17 Sep 1969. Squadrons. 101st Rescue, 1 May 2004-; 102nd Bombardment (later Fighter-Interceptor, Aeromedical Transport, Air Transport, Air Refueling, Aerospace Rescue & Recovery, Air Rescue, Rescue), 1 Nov 1950-1 Mar 1951; 1 Dec 1952-30 Sep 1995; 103rd Rescue, 1 May 2004-; 114th Bombardment, 19 Jun 1947-30 Sep 1958.

Stations. MacDill Field, FL, 5 Mar 1943; Ardmore Army Airfield, OK, 12 Jul 1943; Kellogg Field, MI, 19 Aug 1943-15 Feb 1944; RAF Boreham, England c. 11 Mar 1944; RAF Holmsley South, England, 24 Jul 1944; Tour-en-Bessin Airfield, France, 25 Aug 1944; Orleans/Bricy Airfield, France, 18 Sep 1944; Cambrai/Niergnies Airfield, France, 8 Oct 1944; Venlo Airfield, Netherlands, 2 May 1945; AAF Station Kitzingen, Germany, Sep 1945-15 Feb 1946. Floyd Bennett Field, NY, 21 Mar 1947; Suffolk County ANGB (later Francis S. Gabreski ANGB),  NY, 1 Jun 1970-.

Aircraft. B-26, 1943-1946; B-26, 1947-1951; 1952-1955; B-29, 1951-1952; F-94, 1956-1957; F-86, 1957-1958; MC-119, 1958-1964; C-97, 1964-1969; KC-97, 1969-1972; F-102, 1972-1975; HH-3E, 1975-1990; HC-130P, 1975-; HC-130N, 1988-; HH-60G, 1990-.

Operations. Combat in ETO. Called to active duty as part of the Korean War call-up, 1 Mar 1951-1 Dec 1952. Air defense of northeastern USA. Air transport of wounded and injured. MATS world-wide airlift in support of the Air Force’s needs in Europe. Aerospace Rescue and Recovery.

Service Streamers. None

Campaign Streamers. American Theater; Air Offensive, Europe; Normandy; Norhtern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation, 7-9 Aug 1944. French Croix de Guerre with Palm: France, 6 Jun-14 Sept 1944.

Emblem. Approved 15 April 1954. Motto: READINESS STRENGTHENS LIBERTY.

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