11th ATTACK SQUADRON – DESERT

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   4.0 inch-100mm

 

11th ATTACK SQUADRON

Lineage. Constituted 11th Observation Squadron (Medium) on 5 Feb 1942. Activated on 2 Mar 1942. Redesignated: 11th Observation Squadron on 4 Jul 1942; 11th Reconnaissance Squadron (Fighter) on 2 Apr 1943; 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron on 11 Aug 1943; 11th Reconnaissance Squadron, Night Photographic, on 25 Jan 1946. Inactivated on 31 Mar 1946. Activated on 19 May 1947. Redesignated 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Night Photographic, on 14 Jun 1948. Inactivated on 28 Mar 1949. Redesignated 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron on 12 Aug 1953. Activated on 18 Sep 1953. Redesignated 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Electronics and Weather, on 25 Nov 1953. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 8 Mar 1960. Redesignated 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Photo-Jet, and activated, on 3 Nov 1965. Organized on 1 Apr 1966. Redesignated 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron on 1 Oct 1966. Inactivated on 24 Jan 1971. Redesignated 11th Tactical Drone Squadron on 18 May 1971. Activated on 1 Jul 1971. Inactivated on 1 Apr 1979. Redesignated 11th Tactical Intelligence Squadron on 26 Jun 1991. Activated on 15 Jul 1991. Redesignated 11th Air Intelligence Squadron on 27 Jan 1992. Inactivated on 1 Jul 1994. Redesignated 11th Reconnaissance Squadron on 1 Jul 1995. Activated on 29 Jul 1995. Redesignated 11th Attack Squadron on 15 May 2016-.

Assignments. Air Force Combat Command, 2 Mar 1942; Army Air Forces, 9 Mar 1942; 74th Observation (later, 74th Reconnaissance; 74th Tactical Reconnaissance) Group, 21 Mar 1942; XIX Tactical Air Command, 7 Nov 1945 (attached to 69th Reconnaissance Group, Nov 1945-26 Feb 1946); First Air Force, 27 Feb 1946; Tactical Air Command, 21 Mar 1946; 67th Reconnaissance Group, 28- 31 Mar 1946. 67th Reconnaissance (later, 67th Tactical Reconnaissance) Group, 19 May 1947-28 Mar 1949. 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group, 18 Sep 1953 (attached to 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 1 Jun-30 Nov 1954 and 1 Jul-30 Sep 1957); 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 1 Oct 1957-8 Mar 1960. Tactical Air Command, 3 Nov 1965; 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 1 Apr 1966; 432d Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 25 Oct 1966; Tactical Air Command, 10 Nov 1970-24 Jan 1971. 355th Tactical Fighter Wing, 1 Jul 1971; 432d Tactical Drone Group, 1 Jul 1976- 1 Apr 1979. Eleventh Air Force, 15 Jul 1991; 11th Operations Group, 27 Jan 1992-1 Jul 1994. 57th Operations Group, 29 Jul 1995; 432 Operations Group, 1 May 2007-.

Stations. Wheeler-Sack Field, NY, 2 Mar 1942; DeRidder, LA, 6 May 1942; Esler Field, LA, 15 Dec 1942; Desert Center, CA, 29 Dec 1942 (deployed to Camp Laguana, AZ, 27 Jun-Jul 1943); Morris Field, NC, 24 Sep 1943; Camp Campbell AAFld, KY, 6 Nov 1943 (deployed to Bowling Green Aprt, KY, 9 Dec 1943-24 Mar 1944); Pounds Field, TX, 17 Apr 1944; Lafayette Aprt, LA, 12 Jul 1944; Stuttgart AAFld, AR, 7 Feb 1945; Brooks Field, TX, 8 Dec 1945; Shaw Field, SC, 27 Feb-31 Mar 1946. Langley Field, VA, 19 May 1947; March Field, CA, 1 Sep 1947-28 Mar 1949. Kimpo AB, South Korea, 18 Sep 1953; Itami AB, Japan, 7 Dec 1954; Yokota AB, Japan, 15 Jul 1957- 8 Mar 1960. Mountain Home AFB, ID, 1 Apr-25 Oct 1966; Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, 25 Oct 1966-5 Nov 1970; Shaw AFB, SC, 10 Nov 1970-24 Jan 1971. Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 1 Jul 1971-1 Apr 1979. Elmendorf AFB, AK, 15 Jul 1991-1 Jul 1994. Indian Springs AFAF (later, Creech AFB), NV, 29 Jul 1995-.

Aircraft. Included O-52, L-4 and P-43 during period 1942-1943; P-39, 1943; P-40, 1943-1944; B-25/F-10, 1944-1945; L-5, 1944-1945; P-51/F-6, 1945- 1946; A-26, 1945-1946. FA(later, RB)-26, 1947-1949. RB/WB-26, 1953- 1957; SC-47, 1957; RB/WB-66, 1957-1960; T-33, 1957-1960. RF-4, 1967-1970. DC/RC-130, 1971-1979;AQM-34, 1971-1979; CH-3, 1972- 1979; BGM-34, 1974-1975. RQ/MQ-1 Predator, 1996-.

Operations. Maneuvers and demonstrations for the training of ground forces, 1942-1945. Photographic and weather reconnaissance over western Pacific, 1953-1960. Combat in Southeast Asia, 25 Oct 1966-24 Oct 1970. Launched and controlled drones, 1971-1975. Tested drones, 1974-1975. Provided real-time intelligence support to 11 Support Wing, 1992-1994. In 1996, became the first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) squadron in the USAF. Provided deployable, long-endurance, aerial reconnaissance and surveillance while flying the Predator UAV, 1996-2002. Conducted flying training, 2003-.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater; Korean Theater.

Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II; Vietnam Air/Ground; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; Tet/69 Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer/Fall 1969; Vietnam Winter/ Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Presidential Unit Citations (Southeast Asia): [25 Oct] 1966-31 Mar 1967; 19 Sep 1967-1 Nov 1968; 1 Nov 1968-31 Oct 1969. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat “V” Device: [25 Oct] 1966-18 Sep 1967; 21 Nov 1969-10 Nov 1970. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1957-1 Nov 1958; 1 Jul 1971-1 Jun 1973; 1 Jul 1992-30 Jun 1994. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: [25 Oct] 1966-10 Nov 1970.

Emblem.  Approved on 9 Sep 1997; replaced emblems approved on 20 Jul 1966, 28 Dec 1953, and on 26 Oct 1942.

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