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SKU: ARW-186-1001 Categories: , ,


Computer made/mounted on velcro   3.0 inch-77mm



Lineage: Established as 153rd Fighter Squadron (SE) on 24 May 1946. Extended federal recognition on 12 Sep 1946. Redesignated: 153rd Fighter Escort Squadron on 1 Mar 1951; 153rd Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 11 Dec 1951; 153rd Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron on 1 Dec 1952; 186th Tactical Reconnaissance Group extended federal recognition on 15 Oct 1962; Redesignated 186th Air Refueling Group on 1 Apr 1992; 186th Air Refueling Wing on 1 Jun 1992-.

Assignments: Mississippi ANG, 24 May 1946-.

Components. Groups. 186th Maintenance Group, 1 Oct 1995-; 186th Medical Group, 1 Oct 1995-; 186th Mission Support Group, 1 Oct 1995-; 186th Operations Group, 1 Oct 1995-; 286th Air Operations, dates unknown. Squadrons: 153rd Fighter (later: Fighter Escort; Fighter Bomber; Tactical Reconnaissance; Air Refueling), 24 May 1946-. 238th Air Support Operations Squadron, 2003-.

Stations: Key Field ANGB, MS, 24 May 1946-. (Operated from:  Turner AFB, GA, 1951; Godman AFB, KY, 1951)

Aircraft: P-47N, 1946-1952, RF-51D, 1952-1955, RF-80A, 1955-1956, RF-84F, 1956-1970, RF-101C, 1970-1979, RF-4C, 1978-1991, KC-135R, 1992-, C-26, 2007-, MC-12, 2009-.

Operations: Provided fighter operations to SE US. Trained for Tactical Reconnaissance operations. Provide worldwide aerial refueling. Participated in: Operation Display Determination; Operation Provide Relief; Operation Restore Hope; Operation Support Justice; Operation Deny Flight; Operation Northern Watch;  Operation Noble Eagle; Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Provide mission qualification training to service members supporting MC-12 Project Liberty.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. None.