183rd FIGHTER WING

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Computer made   3.0 inch-77mm

 

183rd FIGHTER WING

Lineage. Constituted 305th Fighter Squadron on 16 July 1942. Activated on 22 Jul 1942. Disbanded on 1 May 1944. Reconstituted, redesignated 170th Fighter Squadron, and allotted to ANG, on 24 May 1946. 170th Fighter Squadron (SE) extended federal recognition on 30 Sep 1948. Redesignated 170th Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 9 Apr 1951; 170th Fighter Interceptor Squadron on 1 Jul 1955; 170th Tactical Fighter Squadron on 10 Nov 1958; 183rd Tactical Fighter Group, 15 Oct 1962; 183rd Fighter Group on 15 Mar 1992; 183rd Fighter Wing on 11 Oct 1995-Oct 2008.

Components. Groups. 183rd Operations, 11 Oct 1995-Oct 2008; 183rd Air Operations, 11 Oct 1995-Oct 2008; 183rd Medical, 11 Oct 1995-Oct 2008; 183rd Mission Support, 11 Oct 1995-Oct 2008. Squadrons. 170th Fighter, (later: Fighter Bomber, Fighter Interceptor, Tactical Fighter), 15 Oct 1962-Oct 2008.

Assignments. 338th Fighter Group, 22 Jul 1942-1 May 1944. IL ANG, 30 Sep 1948; (gained by: Tactical Air Command, 1 Jul 1960; Air Combat Command, 1 Jun 1992-Oct 2008. Attached: 131st Fighter Bomber Wing, 1 Mar 1951-1 Dec 1952)

Stations. Dale Mabry Field, FL, 22 Jul 1942; Sarasota, FL, 25 Sep 1942; Cross City, FL, 21 Oct 1942; Dale Mabry Field, FL, 13 Jun 1943-1 May 1944. Capital Airport, IL, 30 Sep 1948-Oct 2008. (operated from Bergstrom AFB, TX, 1 Mar 1951; George AFB, CA, 20 Jul 1951-1 Dec 1952)

Aircraft. P-39, 1942-1943; P-47, 1943-1944; P-40, 1944. P-51D, 1948-1953; F-86E, 1953-1955; F-84F, 1955-1971; F-4C, 1972-1989; F-16A/B, 1989-1994; F-16C/D, 1994-2008.

Operations. Replacement training, 25 Sep 1942-1 May 1944. Called to active duty as part of the Korean War call-up, 1 May 1951-1 Dec 1952. Called to active duty as part of the Berlin Crisis call-up, 1 Oct 1961-24 Aug 1962. Air Defense of Midwestern US, 1955-1958. Participated in: Exercise Coronet Defender, 1991; Exercise Coronet Dragoon, 1992; Exercise Cobra Gold, 1994; Operation Southern Watch, Mar 1996-May 1996; Jun 1997 Aug 1997; Operation Eagle’s Talon, 1997; Operation Coronet Nighthawk, 1998; Operation Enduring Freedom, Mar 2002-Jun 2002; ‘Operation Iraqi Freedom, Oct 2004-Dec 2004; May 2006-Aug 2006.

Service Streamers. American Theater.

Campaigns. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1979; 1991; 1999.

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