177th FIGHTER WING – THEATER SECURITY PACKAGE 2017 – OSAN AB – COMMUNICATIONS FLIGHT

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177th FIGHTER WING (NJANG)

LINEAGE. Organized as 5th Aviation School Squadron on 5 Jun 1917. Redesignated: 119th Aero Squadron on 2 Sep 1917; Detachment No. 11, Air Service, Aircraft Production on 31 Jul 1918. Demobilized on29 May 1919. Reconstituted and consolidated (1936) with 119th Observation Squadron, which having been allotted to the New Jersey NG, was activated on 30 Jan 1930. Ordered to active service on 16 Sep 1940. Redesignated: 119th Observation Squadron (Medium) on 13 Jan 1942; 119th Observation Squadron on 4 Jul 1942. Inactivated on 18 Oct 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1943. Redesignated: 119th Reconnaissance Squadron (Fighter) on 2 Apr 1943; 490th Fighter Squadron on 11 Aug 1943. Disbanded on 1 May 1944. Reconstituted on 21 Jun 1945. Redesignated:  119th Fighter Squadron, and allotted to New Jersey Air National Guard on 24 May 1946. Federally recognized, 119th Fighter Squadron, 29 Jan 1947. Redesignated: 119th Fighter Bomber Squadron, 1 Sep 1952; 119th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 1 Jul 1955; 119th Tactical Fighter Squadron in Nov 1958; Reorganized: 177th Tactical Fighter Group on 15 Oct 1962; 177th Fighter-Interceptor Group on 27 Jan 1973; 177th Fighter Group on 15 Mar 1992; 177th Fighter Wing on 11 Oct 1995-present.

ASSIGNMENTS. . Unknown, 1917-1919. New Jersey National Guard (divisional aviation, 44th Division), 30 Jan 1930; Second Corps Area, 16 Sep 1940; First Army, 3 Oct 1940; II Army Corps, c. Mar 1941; First Army, c. Jun 1941; I Air Support Command (attached to 59th Observation Group), 1 Sep 1941; 59th Observation Group, 29 Mar-18 Oct 1942. 59th Observation (later Reconnaissance, Fighter) Group, 1 Mar 1943-1 May 1944. NJ ANG, 29 Jan 1947; Tactical Air Command, 1 Jul 1960-15 Mar 1992. Air Combat Command, 15 Mar 1992-present.

COMPONENTS. SQUADRONS. 119th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 15 Oct 1962; 119th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 27 Jan 1973; 119th Fighter Squadron, 15 Mar 1992-present.

STATIONS. Hampton, Virginia, 5 Jun 1917-29 May 1919. Newark Airport, NJ, 30 Jun 1930; Fort Dix, NJ, 27 Mar 1942; Hyannis Municipal Airport, MA, 26 Aug 1942; Grenier Field, NH, 10 Oct 1942; Birmingham Municipal Airport, AL, 18 Oct 1942. Ft Myers, FL, 1 Mar 1943; Thomasville AAFld, GA, 12 Apr 1943-1 May 1944. Newark Airport, NJ,29 Jan 1947; McGuire AFB, NJ, Feb 1956; NAFEC Atlantic City, NJ, Aug 1958-Present. (Myrtle Beach AFB, SC, 26 Jan 1968-18 Jun 1969. Pueblo Crisis call-up)

AIRCRAFT. Unknown, if any, 1917-1919. Included PT-1, BT-1, O-2, O-17, 1930-1931; O-38, 1932-c. 1937; O-46, 1936-1941; O-47, c. 1939-1942; O-49, 1941-1942; O-52, 1941-1942; O-58, 1942; P-39, 1943-1944. F-47D, 1947-1952; F-51H, 1952-1955; F-86E, 1955-1958; F-84F, 1958-1962; F-86H, 1962-1965; F-100C/F, 1965-1970; F-105B, 1970-1972; F-106A/B, 1972-1988; F-16A/B, 1988-1998; F-16C/D 1998-Present.

OPERATIONS. Evidently engaged in experimental work for Airplane Engineering Division, Bureau of Aircraft Production, 1917-1919. Emergency operations while under state control including support of rescue efforts during Moro Castle disaster off the New Jersey Coast, 8 Sep 1934. Antisubmarine patrols, 7 Dec 1941-15 Oct 1942. Replacement training, Apr 1943-Apr 1944. Air defense of the Eastern US 1955-1958, 1973-1992. Called to active duty as part of the Berlin Crisis call-up, 1961-1962. The unit remained at home station; however, the pilots were periodically rotated to Chaumont Air Base, France. Called to active duty as part of the USS Pueblo  Crisis call-up, 1968-1969. In 1984, participated in William Tell where the unit won several awards: Special Achievement Award for Professionalism and Team Spirit, Overall Best Looking Aircraft, Best F-106 Team, Major Richard I. Bong Fighter Interceptor Award, Top Gun Award, F- 106 Category Best Looking Aircraft Award, the Pratt and Whitney Award, the Sperry Corporation Award, and the General Dynamics Corporation Award. Deployed to Howard AFB, Panama from 1 May-13 Jun 1998 in support of Operation Coronet Nighthawk. Since October 1998, the unit has had an active involvement in Operation Noble Eagle, Operation Southern Watch, Operation Northern Watch, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

SERVICE STREAMERS. None.

CAMPAIGNS. Antisubmarine, American Theater.

DECORATIONS. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1967-1 Mar 1968; 1 Jul 1981- 31 Mar 1983; 1 Jun 1983-31 May 1985; 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1995; 1 Jul 1996-30 Jun 1997; 1 Jul 1997-30 Jun 1999; 1 Jul 1999-30 Jun 2001.