13th RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON – HAWK DRIVER SET

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13th Reconnaissance Squadron (AFRC)

Lineage. Constituted 13 Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron on 9 Jun 1942. Activated on 20 Jun 1942. Redesignated: 13 Photographic Squadron (Light) on 6 Feb 1943; 13 Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron on 13 Nov 1943. Inactivated on 1 Dec 1945. Redesignated 13 Reconnaissance Squadron, Photographic, on 11 Mar 1947. Activated in the Reserve on 6 Jul 1947. Inactivated on 27 Jun 1949. Redesignated 13 Troop Carrier Squadron, Medium, on 26 May 1952. Activated in the Reserve on 14 Jun 1952. Inactivated on 1 Apr 1953. Redesignated 13 Military Airlift Squadron on 14 Jul 1987. Activated on 1 Oct 1987. Redesignated 13 Airlift Squadron on 1 Apr 1992. Inactivated on 31 Mar 2000. Redesignated 13 Reconnaissance Squadron on 10 Feb 2005. Activated on 12 Mar 2005.

Assignments. 3 Photographic (later, 3 Photographic Reconnaissance and Mapping) Group, 20 Jun 1942 (attached to 1 Bombardment Wing, 2 Dec 1942-16 Feb 1943, and to Eighth Air Force, 16 Feb-7 Jul 1942); 7 Photographic Reconnaissance and Mapping Group, 7 Jul 1943-21 Nov 1945; unkn, 22 Nov-1 Dec 1945. 65 Reconnaissance Group, 6 Jul 1947-27 Jun 1949. 65 Troop Carrier Group, 14 Jun 1952-1 Apr 1953. 374 Tactical Airlift Wing, 1 Oct 1987; 316 Airlift Support Group, 1 Apr 1992; 18 Operations Group, 1 Jun 1992; 438 Operations Group, 1 Oct 1993; 305 Operations Group, 1 Oct 1994-31 Mar 2000. 610 Regional Support Group, 12 Mar 2005; 940 Operations Group, 1 Jul 2009-Present.

Stations. Colorado Springs, CO, 20 Jun-17 Oct 1942; Podington, England, 2 Dec 1942; Mount Farm, England, 16 Feb 1943; Chalgrove, England, 8 Apr 1945; Grove, England, c. 13 Oct-23 Nov 1945; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 30 Nov-1 Dec 1945. Rome AAFld, NY, 6 Jul 1947; Chemung County Aprt, NY, 26 Jan 1948-27 Jun 1949. Mitchel AFB, NY, 14 Jun 1952-1 Apr 1953. Kadena AB, Japan, 1 Oct 1987-1 Oct 1993; McGuire AFB, NJ, 1 Oct 1993-31 Mar 2000. Beale AFB, CA, 12 Mar 2005-.

Aircraft. P-38/F-5, 1942-1945; L-4, 1942-1943; Spitfire, 1943; P-51, 1945. Unkn, 1947-1949. C-46, 1952-1953. C-12, 1987-1993. C-141, 1993-2000. RQ-4, 2005-Present.

Operations. Combat in ETO, 28 Mar 1943-26 Apr 1945. Intra-theater airlift for high-ranking PACAF and civilian officials and small mission-essential equipment, 1987-1993. Moved without personnel and equipment to McGuire AFB, NJ, on 1 Oct 1993 and absorbed personnel and equipment of the 30th Airlift Squadron. Equipped with C-141B, squadron took on a new world-wide airlift mission.

Service Streamers. None.

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

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: France, 31 May-30 Jun 1944. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jun 1991-31 May 1993; 1 Oct 1994-30 Jun 1996; 1 Jul 1996-30 Jun 1998; 1 Jun 1998-30 Jun 1999; 1 Jun 1998-30 Jun 1999; 1 Jul 1999-31 Mar 2000. French Croix de Guerre with Palm: 1944.

Emblem. Approved on 6 Mar 1944, modified and reinstated on 5 Jun 1995.

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Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00 x 0.00 cm