161st AIR REFUELING WING – LTMPA…

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Japanese made by Tiger Embroidery, Okinawa, Japan   4.0 inch-100mm

 

161st AIR REFUELING WING

Lineage. Established as 161st Fighter-Interceptor Group and extended federal recognition on 2 Oct 1957. Redesignated: 161st Air Transport Group on 1 Oct 1962; 161st Military Airlift Group, 1 Jan 1966; 161st Aero Medical Airlift Group, 16 Aug 1968; 161st Military Airlift Group, 1 Dec 1969; 161st Air Refueling Group, 1 Aug 1972; 161st Air Refueling Wing, 1 Oct 1995-.

Components. Squadron. 197th Fighter-Interceptor (later Air Transport, Military Airlift, Aero Medical Airlift, Air Refueling), 2 Oct 1957-.

Assignments. AZ ANG, 2 Oct 1957; 34th Air Division, 1 Jul 1960; Military Air Transport Service, 1 Oct 1962; Twenty-Second Air Force, 1 Jan 1966;  Strategic Air Command, 1 Aug 1972; Air Combat Command, 1 Jun 1992; Air Mobility Command, 1 Jun 1993-.

Stations. Sky Harbor Airport, AZ, 2 Oct 1957-. (operated from Ramstein AB, Germany, Nov 1961-15 Aug 1962)

Aircraft. F-86, 1957-1960; F-104, 1960-1962; C-97, 1962-

Operations. Called to active duty as part of Berlin Crisis call-up, 1 Nov 1961-15 Aug 1962. Called to active duty as part of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm call-up, 20 Dec 1990-15 May 1991.

Service Streamers. American Theater.

Campaigns. None.

Decorations. None.