157th FIGHTER SQUADRON – HERITAGE – 1950s

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   4.0 inch-100mm

 

157th FIGHTER SQUADRON

Lineage. Constituted 350th Fighter Squadron on 29 Sep 1942. Activated on 1 Oct 1942. Inactivated on 18 Oct 1945. Redesignated: 157th Fighter Squadron an allotted to South Carolina ANG on 24 May 1946. 157th Fighter Squadron extended federal recognition on 9 Dec 1946. Redesignated: 157th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron on 10 Oct 1950; 157th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron on 10 Jul 1952; 157th Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 1 Dec 1952; 157th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron on 5 Sep 1957; 157th Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Apr 1975; 157th Fighter Squadron on 15 Mar 1992-.

Assignments. 353rd Fighter Group, 1 Oct 1942-18 Oct 1945. SC ANG, 9 Dec 1946; 169th Fighter-Interceptor Group, 5 Sep 1957; 169th Tactical Fighter Group, 1 Apr 1975; 169th Tactical Fighter Group, 15 Mar 1992-1995; 169th Operations Group, 1995-.

Stations. Mitchel Field, NY, 1 Oct 1942; Richmond AAB, VA, 7 Oct 1942; Baltimore, MD, 26 Oct 1942-27 May 1943; Goxhill, England, 8 Jun 1943; Metfield, England, 3 Aug 1943; Raydon, England, 14 Apr 1944-c. 11 Oct 1945; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 16-18 Oct 1945. Congaree AB(later McEntire Joint ANGB) , SC, 9 Dec 1946-. (operated from: Lawson AFB, GA, 10 Oct 1950; Furstenfeldbruck AB, Germany, Jan 1952-10 Jul 1952, Korean War call-up; Moron AB, Spain, 24 Nov 1961-15 Aug 1962, Berlin Crisis call-up)

Aircraft. P-40, 1942-1943; P-47, 1943-1944; P-51, 1944-1945. P-51D, 1946-1950; RF-51D, 1950-1951; RF-80A, 1951-1952; F-51H, 1952-1954; F-86A, 1953-1955; F-80C, 1954-1958; F-86L, 1958-1960; F-104A/B, 1960-1963; F-102A, 1963-1975; A-7D, 1974-1983; F-16A/B, 1983-1994; F-16C/D, 1994-.

Operations. Air defense prior to overseas duty. Combat in ETO, 9 Aug 1943-25 Apr 1945. Air defense of southern US, 1952; 1957-1975. Called to active duty as part of the Korean War call-up, 10 Oct 1950-10 Jul 1952. Called to active duty as part of the Berlin Crisis call-up, 1 Nov 1961-15 Aug 1952. Participated in Operation Desert Shield/Storm, 29 Dec 1990-22 Jul 1991. Deployed in support of Operations: Southern Watch, 1996-1997, Northern Watch, 2000, Southern Watch, 2001, Enduring Freedom, 2002 & 2012, Iraqi Freedom, 2003 & 2010.

Service Streamers. None.

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

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: Holland, 17-23 Sep 1944.

Additional information

Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm