165th AIRLIFT SQUADRON – HERITAGE

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165th AIRLIFT SQUADRON

Lineage. Constituted 368th Fighter Squadron on 20 Dec 1942. Activated on 15 Jan 1943. Inactivated on 10 Nov 1945. Redesignated 165th Fighter Squadron, and allotted to KY ANG, on 24 May 1946. Extended federal recognition on 16 Feb 1947. Redesignated: 165th Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 1 Nov 1951; 165th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron on 10 Jul 1952; 165th Fighter-Bomber Squadron, 1 Jan 1953; 165th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron on 1 Jun 1957; 165th Tactical Airlift Squadron on 8 Jan 1989; 165th Airlift Squadron on 16 Mar 1992-.

Assignments. 359th Fighter Group, 15 Jan 1943-10 Nov 1945. 123rd Fighter Group, 16 Feb 1947; 123rd Fighter-Bomber Group, 1 Nov 1951; 123rd Fighter-Interceptor Group, 10 Jul 1952; 123rd Fighter-Bomber Group, 1 Jan 1953; 123rd Tactical Reconnaissance Group, 1 Jun 1957; 123rd Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 26 Jan 1968; 123rd Tactical Airlift Wing, 8 Jan 1989; 123rd Operations Group, 16 Mar 1992-.

Stations. Westover Field, MA, 15 Jan 1943; Grenier Field, NH, 7 Apr 1943; Republic Field, NY, 26 May 1943; Westover Field, MA, 24 Aug-2 Oct 1943; East Wretham, England, c. 19 Oct 1943-c. 4 Nov 1945; Camp Kilmeiy NJ, 9-10 Nov 1945. Standiford Field, (later Louisville ANGB) KY, 16 Feb 1947-.  Operated from: Godman AFB, KY, 10 Oct 1950; RAF Manston, England, 30 Nov 1951-9 Jul 1952. Richards-Gebaur AFB, MO, 26 Jan 1968-9 June 1969)

Aircraft. P-47, 1943-1944; P-51, 1944-1945. 1946-1951, 1952-1956; F-84E, 1951-1952; F-86A, 1956-1957; RB-57A, 1957-1965; RF-101G/H, 1965-1976; RF-4C, 1976-1989; C-130B/H, 1989-.

Operations. Combat in ETO, 13 Dec 1943-25 Apr 1945. Federalized and ordered to active duty as part of the Korean War call-up, 10 Oct 1950-10 July 1952. Deployed to South Vietnam, 1965. Federalized and ordered to active duty for the Pueblo Crisis, 26 Jan 1968-9 Jun 1969. Worldwide airlift missions, 1989-.

Service streamers. None.

Campaigns. Air Offensive, Europe; Normandy; Northern France; Rhine-land; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air Combat, EAME Theater.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: Germany, 11 Sep 1944.

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