133rd AIRLIFT WING – DESERT

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Computer made   3.0 inch-77mm

 

133rd AIRLIFT WING

Lineage. Constituted as 367th Fighter Group on 26 May 1943. Activated on 15 Jul 1943. Inactivated on 7 Nov 1945. Redesignated 133rd Fighter Group and allotted to Minnesota ANG on 24 May 1946. Extended federal recognition on 28 Aug 1947. Redesignated: 133rd Fighter-Interceptor Wing on 2 Mar 1951; 133rd Air Transport Wing (Heavy) on 22 Mar 1960; 133rd Military Airlift Wing on 1 Jan 1966; 133d Tactical Airlift Wing on 20 Mar 1971; 133rd Airlift Wing, 15 Mar 1992-.

Assignments. IV Fighter Command, 15 Jul 1943; San Francisco Fighter Wing, 10 Dec 1943-8 Mar 1944; 70th Fighter Wing, 6 Jul 1944; IX Air Support (later, IX Tactical Air) Command, 3 Oct 1944; XIX Tactical Air Command, 16 Jan-Jul 1945; III Fighter Command, Sep- 7 Nov 1945; 71st Fighter Wing, 28 Aug 1947; 131st Composite Wing, 1 Nov 1950-2 Mar 1951; Minnesota ANG, 1 Dec 1952-. (attached to: Eastern Air Defense Force, 2 Mar 1951; Central Air Defense Force, 20 May 1951-6 Feb 1952).

Components. World War II. Squadrons. 392Nd Fighter, 15 Jul 1943-7 Nov 1945; 393nd Fighter, 15 Jul 1943-7 Nov 1945; 394th Fighter, 15 Jul 1943-7 Nov 1945.

Air National Guard. Groups. 133rd Operations, 15 Mar 1992-.

Squadrons. 109th Fighter (later Fighter-Interceptor, Air Transport, Military Airlift, Tactical Airlift, Airlift), 28 Aug 1947-; 167th Air Transport (later Military Airlift, Tactical Airlift), 1 Apr 1961-30 Jun 1972; 175th Fighter (later Fighter-Interceptor), 28 Aug 1947-16 Apr 1956; 178th Fighter, 1 Feb 1947-1 Mar 1951; 15 Oct 1952-30 Jun 1955; 179th Fighter (later Fighter-Interceptor), 28 Aug 1947-1 July 1960.

Stations. Hamilton Field, CA, 15 Jul 1943; Santa Rosa Army Airfield, CA, 11 Oct 1943; Oakland Municipal Airport, CA, 10 Dec 1943-8 Mar 1944; RAF Stoney Cross, England, 5 Apr 1944; RAF Ibsley, England, 6 Jul 1944; Beuzeville Airfield, France, 22 Jul 1944; Cricqueville Airfield, France, 14 Aug 1944; Peray Airfield, France, 4 Sep 1944; Clastres Airfield, France, 8 Sep 1944; Juvincourt Airfield, France, 28 Oct 1944; St-Dizier Airfield, France, 1 Feb 1945; Conflans Airfield, France, 14 Mar 1945; Eschborn Airfield, Germany, 20 Apr-Jul 1945; Seymour Johnson Field, NC, Sep 1945-7 Nov 1945. Holman Field, MN, 24 May 1946; Wold-Chamberlain Field, MN, May 1951; Minneapolis–Saint Paul IAP, (later Joint Air Reserve Station), MN, Feb 1958-.

Aircraft. P-39, 1943−1944; P-38, 1944−1945; P-47, 1945. F-51, 1947-1954; F-94, 1954-1957;  F-94, 1957-1960; F-89, 1958-1960; C-97, 1960-1971; C-130, 1971-1995; C-130, 1995-.

Operations. Air combat in ETO.

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

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: France, 25 Aug 1944; Germany, 19 Mar 1945. Cited in the Order of the Day, Belgian Army: 6 Jun-30 Sep 1944; 16 Dec 1944-25 Jan 1945. Belgian Fourragere.

Emblem. Approved on 9 Jul 1954.

Additional information

Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00 x 0.00 cm