122nd FIGHTER SQUADRON – 30th ANNIVERSARY F-15 EAGLE

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122nd FIGHTER SQUADRON

Lineage. Designated 122nd Observation Squadron, and allotted to Louisiana National Guard, on 30 Jul 1940. Activated on 2 Mar 1941. Ordered to active service on 1 Oct 1941. Redesignated: 122nd Observation Squadron (Light) on 13 Jan 1942; 122nd Observation Squadron (Medium) on 12 Mar 1942;  122nd Observation Squadron on 4 Jul 1942; 122nd Liaison Squadron on 31 May 1943; 885th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 12 May 1944. Inactivated on 4 Oct 1945. Redesignated 122nd Bombardment Squadron (Light), and allotted to LA ANG, on 24 May 1946. Extended federal recognition on 5 Dec 1946. Redesignated: 122nd Fighter Interceptor Squadron on 1 Jun 1957; 122nd Tactical Fighter Squadron on 5 Dec 1970; 122nd Fighter Squadron on 15 Mar 1992-.

Assignments. Louisiana NG, 2 Mar 1941; 68th Observation (later Reconnaissance; Tactical Reconnaissance) Group, 1 Oct 1941; Fifteenth Air Force, 15 Jun 1944 (attached to Mediterranean Allied Air Forces); 15th (later 2641st) Special Group, 20 Jan-20 May 1945; AAF Service Command, MTO, unknown-4 Oct 1945. 4400th Combat Crew Training Group, 13 Apr 1951-1 Jan 1953. 159th Fighter Interceptor Group, 1 Jun 1957; 159th Tactical Fighter Group, 5 Dec 1970; 159th Fighter Group, 15 Mar 1992; 159th Fighter Wing, 11 Oct 1995-.

Stations. New Orleans Airport, LA, 2 Mar 1941; Esler Field, LA, 6 Oct 1941; New Orleans, LA, 13 Dec 1941; Daniel Field, GA, 8 Feb 1942; Lawson Field, GA, 16 Apr 1942; Daniel Field, GA, 14 Jun 1942; Winston-Salem, NC, 7 Jul 1942; Morris Field, NC, 16 Aug 1942 (detachment at Fort Dix, NJ, 26 Sep 1942); Langley Field, VA, 3-23 Oct 1942; (detachment at Wattisham, England, 5-21 Oct 1942); Fedala, French Morocco, 9 Nov 1942; Casablanca, French Morocco, 12 Nov 1942; Oujda, French Morocco, 10 Dec 1942; Berrechid, French Morocco, 24 Mar 1943; Berteaux, Algeria, 5 Sep 1943; Manduria, Italy, 25 Dec 1943; Blida, Algeria, 12 Apr 1944; Maison Blanche, Algeria, 25 Aug-2 Oct 1944; Brindisi, Italy, 31 Oct 1944; Rosignano, Italy, 20 Mar 1945; Pomigliano, Italy, 20 May-4 Oct 1945. New Orleans Airport, LA, 5 Dec 1946-Dec 1957; NAS New Orleans (later NAS-JRB), LA, Dec 1957-. (Korean War call-up -Langley AFB, VA, 13 Apr 1951-1 Jan 1953)

Aircraft. Included 0-38, 0-46, 0-47, and 0-49 during period 1941-1942; A-20 1942; P-38, P-9, and P-40, 1943; B-17, 1943-1945; B-24, 1944-1945. A-26B/C, 1946-1957; F-80C, 1957; F-86D, 1957; F-86L, 1957-1960; F/TF-102A, 1960-1970; F-100D/F, 1970-1979; F-4C, 1979-1985; F-15A/B, 1985-2007; F-15C/D, 2007-.

Operations. Antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico, 25 Dec 1941-2 Feb 1942, and over the Mediterranean Sea, 23 Dec 1942-6 Mar 1943; operated a fighter training school, Mar-Oct 1943; transported supplies to partisans and dropped leaflets in MTO, c. 20 Oct 1943-c. 7 May 1945. Air defense of Southeastern US, 1957-present. Called to active duty as part of the Korean War call-up, 1951-1953. Participated in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Northern Watch, Operation Southern Watch, Kosovo, Operation Noble Eagle, Air Expeditionary Force Deployments, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the Global War on Terrorism.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaigns. Antisubmarine, American Theater; Algeria-French Morocco with Arrowhead; Naples-Foggia; Rome-Arno; Northern France; Southern France; North Apennines; Po Valley; Antisubmarine, EAME Theater; Air Combat, EAME Theater.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: Southern France, 12 Aug 1944.

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Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00 x 0.00 cm