113th WING – AIR SOVEREIGNTY ALERT FORCE

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Computer made   4.0 inch-98mm

 

113th WING

Lineage. Constituted as 352 Fighter Group on 29 Sep 1942. Activated on 1 Oct 1942. Inactivated on 10 Nov 1945. Redesignated: 113 Fighter Group, and allotted to District of Columbia ANG on 24 May 1946. Extended federal recognition on 2 Nov 1946. Established as 113 Fighter Wing, extended federal recognition and activated on 1 Nov 1950. Redesignated: 113 Fighter-Interceptor Wing on 20 Mar 1951;  113 Tactical Fighter Wing on 1 Nov 1958; 113 Fighter Wing on 15 Mar 1992; 113 Wing, 20 June 1992-.

Assignments. I Fighter Command, 1 Oct 1942-Jun 1943; VIII Fighter Command, 6 Jul 1943; 67 Fighter Wing, 6 Oct 1943; Army Service Forces, 9-10 Nov 1945; 53 Fighter Wing, 2 Nov 1946; District of Columbia ANG, 1 Nov 1950-; Eastern Air Defense Force, 1 Feb 1951-1 Nov 1952; Ninth Air Force, 26 Jan 1968-18 Jun 1969. (gained by: Air Defense Command, 1 Nov 1950; Tactical Air Command, 1 Nov 1958; Air Combat Command, 1 Jun 1992-. Attached to: New York Fighter Wing, 1 Oct 1942-Nov 1942; 9 Mar-Jun 1943; Boston Fighter Wing, Nov-1942-9 Mar 1943; 1 Bombardment (later Air) Division, 15 Sep 1944-13 Apr 1945; IX Tactical Air Command, 23 Dec 1944-13 Apr 1945)

Components. Groups. 113 Fighter (later Fighter-Interceptor; Tactical Fighter), 1 Nov 1950-30 Jun 1974. 113 Operations, 15 Mar 1992-; 179 Maintenance Group, 15 Mar 1992-; 179 Mission Support Group, 15 Mar 1992-; 179 Medical Group, 15 Mar 1992-. Squadrons. 121 Fighter (later Fighter-Interceptor, Tactical Fighter, Fighter), 20 Oct 1946-; 201 Airlift, 20 Jun 1992-; 328 Fighter. 1 Oct 1942-10 Nov 1945; 486 Fighter , 1 Oct 1942-10 Nov 1945; 487 Fighter, 1 Oct 1942-10 Nov 1945.

Stations. Mitchel Field, NY, 1 Oct 1942; Bradley Field, CT, Oct 1942; Westover Field, MA, Nov 1942; Trumbull Field, CT, c. 15 Jan 1943; Republic Field, NY, C. 9 Mar–Jun 1943; RAF Bodney, England, 7 Jul 1943; Chièvres Airfield, Belgium, c. 27 Jan 1945; RAF Bodney, England, c. 14 Apr- 3 Nov 1945; Camp Kilmer, NJ, c. 9-10 Nov 1945. Andrews AAF (later: Andrews AFB;  Joint Base Andrews), DC, 20 Oct 1946-. (operated from New Castle AFB, DE, 20 Mar 1951-1 Nov 1952; Myrtle Beach AFB, SC, 26 Jan 1968-18 Jun 1969)

Aircraft. P-47, 1943-1944; P-51, 1944-1945. F-47, 1947-1949; F-84, 1949-1951; F-94, 1951-1952; F-51, 1952-1954; F-86, 1954-1955; F-86, 1955-1960; F-100, 1960-1971; F-105, 1971-1982; F-4, 1981-1990; F-16, 1989; C-38, 1998-; C-40, 2004-.

Operations. Combat in ETO. Air defense of the District of Columbia, southern Maryland and northern Virginia. Called to active duty as part of the Korean War call-up, but remained stateside with a mission of air defense of Delaware Bay and the Delmarva Peninsula, 1 Feb 1951-1 Nov 1952. Called to active duty as part of the Pueblo Crisis call-up, 26 Jan 1968-18 Jun 1969. Provides short notice worldwide transportation for the Executive Branch, Congressional Members, Department of Defense officials and high-ranking U.S. and foreign dignitaries. Deployed in support of Operations: Southern Watch, 1996; Northern Watch, 1997, 1998; Noble Eagle, 2001-; Iraqi Freedom, 2003, 2007, 2010; EnduringFreedom, Oct 2011-Jany 2012.

Service Streamers. None.

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

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. French Croix de Guerre with Palm. First Air Force/Continental U.S. NORAD Region Meritorious Service Award, 2011.

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