184th INTELLIGENCE WING – DETACHMENT-1 – SMOKY HILL AIR NATIONAL GUARD RANGE

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184th INTELLIGENCE WING, DETACHMENT-1, SMOKY HILL AIR NATIONAL GUARD RANGE

Oversees the largest and busiest ANG bombing range in the nation. Smoky Hill encompasses 51 square miles of training space with over 100 tactical targets and electronic warfare range. Located 10 miles west of Salina, KS, Smoky Hill provides realistic combat training for military aircraft and ground forces from all the military services. Also provides unmanned aerial vehicle support for selected users.

184th INTELLIGENCE WING

Lineage. Designated the 127th Observation Squadron and allotted Kansas NG on 30 Jul 1940. Extended federal recognition on 4 Aug 1941. Inactivated in Nov 1945. 127th Fighter Squadron (SE) extended federal recognition and activated on 7 Sep 1946. Redesignated 127th Fighter Squadron (Jet) on 21 Feb 1950; 127th Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 1 Nov 1950; 127th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron on 1 Jul 1955; 127th Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Apr 1961. Reached group status with federal recognition of 184th Tactical Fighter Group on 1 Oct 1962. Redesignated: 184th Tactical Fighter Training Group on 25 Mar 1971; 184th Tactical Fighter Group on 8 Oct 1979; 184th Fighter Group on 16 Mar 1992; 184th Bomb Group on 1 Jul 1994; 184th Bomb Wing on 1 Oct 1995; 184th Air Refueling Wing on 16 Sep 2002; 184th Intelligence Wing on 1 Apr 2008-.

Assignments. Kansas NG, 30 Jul 1940- Nov 1945; 2nd Air Commando Group, Jan- Nov 1945. Kansas Air National Guard, 7 Sep 1946-. (assigned to: 137th Fighter-Bomber Wing, Nov 1950-10 Jul 1952; 354th Tactical Fighter Wing, Jul 1968-18 Jun 1969)

Components. Groups. 184th Operations, 1 Oct 1995-1 Apr 2008; 184th Intelligence, 1 Apr 2008-; 184th Regional Support, 1 Apr 2008-. Squadrons. 127th Tactical Fighter (later Tactical Fighter Training, Fighter, Bomb, Air Refueling, Command and Control), 1 Oct 1962-; 134th Tactical Control Flight,  15 Sep 1982-.

161st Tactical Fighter Training (later Fighter, Intelligence), 12 Sep 1987-1 Aug 1994; 1 Apr 2008-; 177th Tactical Fighter Training (later Fighter, Information Aggressor), 1 Feb 1984-1 Aug 1994; 1 Apr 2008-.

Stations. Wichita MAP (later Wichita AFB; McConnell AFB), KS, 4 Aug 1941-Nov 1945, 7 Sep 1946-. (operated from: Sherman Field, KS, 30 Nov 1941-Oct 1944;  Alexandria AFB, LA, 26 Nov 1950; Chaumont AB, France, May 1952-10 Jul 1952; Kunsan AB, South Korea, Jul 1968-18 Jun 1969)

Aircraft. O-38E, 1941-1944; O-46A, 1941-1944; BC-1A, 1941-1944; A-20, 1941-1944; P-40, 1941-1944; L-4, 1944-1945;  L-5, 1944-1945; UC-64, 1944-1945. F-51D, 1946-1950, 1952-1954; F-84, 1950-1952; F-80, 1954-1958; F-86, 1958-1961; F-100, 1961-1971; F-105, 1971-1979; F-4D, 1979-1987; F-16, 1987-1994; B-1B, 1994-2002; KC-135, 2002-2007.

Operations. Called to active duty as part of the Korean War call-up, 10 Oct 1950-10 Jul 1952. Tactical Fighter operations. Called to active duty as part of the Pueblo Crisis call-up, 26 Jan 1968-18 Jun 1969. As the USAF Combat Crew Training School, conducted pilot training in the F-105, 25 Mar 1971-8 Oct 1979. Assumed the responsibility of operating and maintaining the Smoky Hill Weapons Range at Salina, Kansas, 1 Oct 1973. Developed the F-4D Fighter Weapons Instructor Course to meet the needs of the USAFR and TAC, 7 Aug 1979. Conducted conversion and upgrade training in the F-16, Jan 1987-Jul 1994. B-1B bomber operations, 1994-2002. Worldwide aerial refueling operations, 2002-2007. Provide wartime support in the form of collecting and analyzing intelligence.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 4, dates unknown.

Emblem. Approved in 1962.

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