22nd RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON – HERITAGE

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22nd RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON

Lineage. Constituted 46th Bombardment Squadron (Medium) on 20 Nov 1940. Activated on 15 Jan 1941. Redesignated: 22nd Antisubmarine Squadron (Heavy) on 3 Mar 1943. Disbanded on 11 Nov 1943. Reconstituted, and consolidated (19 Sep 1985), with the 22nd Tactical Air Support Squadron(Light). Constituted, and activated, on 26 Apr 1965. Inactivated on 22 Sep 1988. Redesignated 22nd Tactical Air Support Training Squadron on 1 Oct 1988. Activated on 14 Oct 1988. Inactivated on 30 Sep 1991. Redesignated 22nd Reconnaissance Squadron on 10 Sep 2012-.

Assignments. 41st Bombardment Group, 15 Jan 1941; Army Air Forces Antisubmarine Command, 3 Mar 1943; 25th Antisubmarine Wing, 8 Mar 1943; 479th Antisubmarine Group, 14 Aug-11 Nov 1943; 18th Replacement Wing, 24 Sep-30 Oct 1943. Pacific Air Forces, 26 Apr 1965; 2nd Air Division, 8 May 1965; 505th Tactical Control Group, 8 Nov 1965; 504th Tactical Air Support Group, 8 Dec 1966; 5th Tactical Control Group, 15 May 1971; 6486th Air Base Wing, 30 Sep 1971; 15th Air Base Wing, 1 Nov 1971; 326th Air Division, 4 Apr 1980-22 Sep 1988. 602nd Tactical Air Control Wing, 14 Oct 1988-30 Sep 1991. 732nd Operations Group, 10 Sep 2012-. (attached to: Army Air Forces Antisubmarine Command on 13 Oct 1942; 2nd Bombardment Group, 13-29 Oct 1942; 25th Antisubmarine Wing 20 Nov 1942-8 Mar 1943)

Stations. March Field, CA, 15 Jan 1941; Davis-Monthan Field, AZ, 18 May 1941; Muroc Bombing Range, to Dec 1941; Hammer Field, CA, CA, 26 Feb 1942; Alameda NAS, CA, 9 May 1942; Hammer Field, CA, 3 Jul 1942; Cherry Point MCAS, NC, 28 Aug 1942; Bluethenthal Field, NC, 9 Apr 1943; RAF Dunkeswell, England, 20 Aug 1943; RAF Podington, England, 1-11 Nov 1943; Binh Thuy Air Base, South Vietnam, 8 May 1965; Bien Hoa Air Base, South Vietnam, 15 Jan 1970; Wheeler AFB, HI, 15 May 1971-22 Sep 1988. Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 14 Oct 1988-30 Sep 1991. Creech AFB, NV, 10 Sep 2012-.

Aircraft. B-18, 1941-1942; A-29, [1942-1943; B-17, 1942-1943; B-25, 1943; B-34, 1943; B-24, 1943. O-1, 1965-1971; O-2, 1967-1971; 1971-1983; OV-10, 1983-1988. MQ-1, 2012-; MQ-9, 2012-.

Operations. Antisubmarine patrols in American Theater, Jan 1942-Aug 1943, and in ETO, Sep-Oct 1943. Combat in Southeast Asia, c. 8 May 1965-15 Jan 1971. Provide a tactical air support subsystem for ground forces requiring close air support, tactical air reconnaissance, and tactical airlift. Provided Direct Air Support Center and Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) personnel and equipment to support US Army units in Hawaii. Supported U.S. Army on the ground with TACPs creating a network which provided the Army with immediate air support with forward air control support. Employs remotely piloted aircraft in theaters across the globe year-round.

Service streamers. None.

Campaigns. Antisubmarine, American Theater; Air Offensive, Europe. Vietnam: Vietnam Defensive; Vietnam Air; Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III; Vietnam Air/Ground; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; TET 69/Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969; Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon.

Decorations. Presidential Unit Citations (Southeast Asia): 1 Aug 1968-31 Aug 1969; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1970. AF Outstanding Unit Award with Combat “V” Device: 1 Sep 1965-31 Aug 1966. AF Outstanding Unit Awards: 15 May 1971-30 Sep 1971; 4 Apr 1975-3Sep 1975; 1 Jul 1978-30 Jun 1979; 4 Mar 1986-3 Mar 1988. Foreign: Republic of Vietnam lst Class Civic Actions Medal with Palm: 1 Jul 19681 Jun 1969. Republic of Vietnain Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966-14 Jan 1971.

Emblem. Approved 8 Jan 1943. Squadron may revise emblem to meet current standards of AFI 84-105, Chapter 3.

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