107th OPERATIONS GROUP

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107th OPERATIONS GROUP

Lineage. Constituted as 339th Bombardment Group (Dive) on 10 Aug 1942. Redesignated 339th Fighter Group in May 1944. Inactivated on 18 Oct 1945. Redesignated 107th Fighter Group and allotted to NYANG on 24 May 1946. Received federal recognition and activated on 8 Dec 1948. Redesignated 107th Fighter-Interceptor Group on 1 Dec 1952; 107th Tactical Fighter Group on 10 Nov 1958; 107th Fighter-Interceptor Group on 15 Jun 1971; 107th Fighter Group on 15 Mar 1992; 107th Air Refueling Group on 1 July 1994; 107th Operations Group on 1 Oct 1995-.

Assignments. III Fighter Command, 10 Aug 1942; IV Fighter Command, 1 Sep 1943; 66th Fighter Wing, 4 Apr 1944; (attached to: 3rd Bombardment (later) Air Division 15 Sep 1944-18 Oct 1945. 52nd Fighter Wing, 8 Dec 1948; NYANG, 1 Nov 1950-.

Components. Squadrons. 136th Fighter (later Fighter-Interceptor, Tactical Fighter, Fighter, Air Refueling, Airlift), 8 Dec 1948-. 137th Fighter (Later Fighter-Interceptor), 28 Oct 1947-1 May 1956. 138th Fighter (Later Fighter-Interceptor), 28 Oct 1947-1 May 1956. 139th Fighter (Later Fighter-Interceptor), 28 Oct 1947-1 May 1956. 482nd Bombardment (later 503rd Fighter), 10 Aug 1942-18 Oct 1945. 483nd Bombardment (later 504th Fighter), 10 Aug 1942-18 Oct 1945. 484th Bombardment (later 505th Fighter), 10 Aug 1942-18 Oct 1945. 107th Operations Support,

Stations. Hunter Field, GA, 10 Aug 1942; Drew Field, FL, 6 Feb 1943; Walterboro AAFld, SC, 3 Jul 1943; Rice AAFld, CA, 17 Sep 1943-9 Mar 1944;, Fowlmere, England, 5 Apr 1944-7 Sep 1945; Drew Field, FL, c. 20 Sep-7 Nov 1945. Niagara Falls MAP (later, Niagara Falls IAP; ARS), NY, 8 Dec 1948-.

Aircraft. A-24, 1942-1943; P-39, 1943-1944; P-51, 1944-1945. F-47D, 1948-1952; F-51H, 1952-1954; F-94B, 1954-1957; F-86H, 1957-1960; F-100C/F, 1960-1971; F-101B/F, 1971-1982; F-4C, 1982-1986; F-4D, 1986-1990; F-16A/B ADF, 1990-1994; KC-135R, 1994-2008; C-130H, 2008-2015; MQ-9, 2014-.

Operations. Combat in ETO, 30 Apr, 1944-21 Apr 1945. 136th Fighter Squadron called to active duty as part of the Korean War call-up being assigned to the Maine ANG 101st Fighter-Interceptor Group, being moved to Dow Air Force Base, Maine as an air defense squadron, 1 Mar 1951-1 Dec 1952. The 137th, 138th, and 139th Fighter Squadrons remained under New York State control, their air defense mission was expanded to the entire state, and were re-equipped with Very Long Range F-51H Mustangs capable of extended air defense flights over all of New York State. Called to active duty as part of the Berlin Crisis call-up but remained based at Niagara Falls IAP, 1 Oct 1961-Aug 1962. Called to active duty as part of the Pueblo Crisis call-up, 26 Jan 1968-11 Jun 1969. Worldwide air refueling mission, 1994-2008. Worldwide airlift mission, 2008-2014. Provide training and equip airmen capable of employing the MQ-9 weapon system to its maximum potential in support of worldwide taskings.

Service Streamers. American Theater.

Campaigns. Air Offensive, Europe, Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe, Air Combat, EAME Theater.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: Germany, 10-11 Sep 1944. USAF Outstanding Unit Award,  1970, 1976. Presidential Unit Citation, 1968. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/ Palm, 1968.

Emblem. Approved on 7 Aug 1951.

 

 

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