171st AIR REFUELING SQUADRON – SABER STRIKE 2015 – MICHIGAN-PITTSBURGH

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171st AIR REFUELING SQUADRON

Lineage. Constituted 374th Fighter Squadron on 28 Jan 1943. Activated on 10 Feb 1943. Inactivated on 24 Oct 1945. Redesignated 171st Fighter Squadron, and allotted to ANG, on 24 May 1946. 171st Fighter Squadron (SE) extended federal recognition on 25 Apr 1948. Redesignated 171st Fighter Squadron (Jet) on 1 Jul 1950; 171st Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 1 Nov 1952; 171st Fighter Interceptor Squadron in Nov 1953; 171st Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron in 1958; 171st Fighter Interceptor Squadron on 22 Jul 1972; 171st Fighter Squadron on 15 Mar 1992; 171st Airlift Squadron on 15 Jul 1994; 171st Air Refueling Squadron on 1 Apr 2008-.

Assignments. 361st Fighter Group, 10 Feb 1943-24 Oct 1945. 127th Fighter Group, 25 Apr 1948; 191st Tactical Reconnaissance Group, 1 Oct 1962; 191st Fighter-Interceptor Group, 22 Jul 1972; 191st Fighter Group, 15 March 1992; 191st Airlift Group, 15 Jul 1994; 127th Operations Group, 11 Oct 1995-.

Stations. Richmond AAB, Va, 10 Feb 1943; Camp Springs AAFld, Md, 26 May 1943; Millville AAFld, NJ, 15 Aug 1943; Camp Springs AAFld, Md, 18 Sep 1943; Richmond AAB, Va, 30 Sep-11 Nov 1943; Bottisham, England, 30 Nov 1943; Little Walden, England, c. 28 Sep 1944 (operated ^rom St Dizier, France, 23 Dec 1944-1 Feb 1945); Chievres, Belgium, 1 Feb 1945; Little Walden, England, 7 Apr-c. 11 Oct 1945; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 23-24 Oct 1945. Wayne City Aprt, MI, 24 May 1946; Selfridge AFB (later Selfridge ANGB), MI, Jan 1971-. (operated from Luke AFB, AZ, 23 Feb 1951-11 Sep 1952)

Aircraft. P-47, 1943-1944; P-51, 1944-1945. F-51, 1948-1950, 1952-1953; F-84, 1950-1952; F-86, 1953-1955; F-89, 1955-1958; RF-84, 1958-1971; RF-101, 1971-1972; F-106, 1972-1978; F-4, 1978-1991; F-16, 1990-1994; C-130, 1994-2008; KC-135, 2008-.

Operations. Combat in ETO, 22 Jan 1944-20 Apr 1945. Called to active duty as part of the Korean War call-up, 1 Jul 1950-1 Nov 1952. Air defense of the southern Great Lakes area, 1953-1958, 1972-1994.

Service Streamers. None.

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

Decorations. None.