301st FIGHTER SQUADRON – NEW

$8.00

27 in stock

Description

Computer made/mounted on velcro   4.0 inch-100mm

 

301st Fighter Squadron (AFRC)

Lineage. Constituted 301 Fighter Squadron on 4 Jul 1942. Activated on 13 Oct 1942. Redesignated 301 Fighter Squadron, Single Engine, c. 21 Aug 1944. Inactivated on 19 Oct 1945. Activated on 1 Jul 1947. Inactivated on 1 Jul 1949. Consolidated (19 Sep 1985) with the 901 Air Refueling Squadron, Heavy, which was constituted on 7 Apr 1958. Activated on 1 Aug 1958. Inactivated on 2 Jul 1969. Redesignated 301 Fighter Squadron on 1 Dec 1999. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Jan 2000.

Assignments. 332 Fighter Group, 13 Oct 1942-19 Oct 1945. 332 Fighter Group, 1 Jul 1947-1 Jul 1949. 4228 Strategic Wing, 1 Aug 1958; 454 Bombardment Wing, 1 Feb 1963-2 Jul 1969 (attached to 4252 Strategic Wing, Dec 1965-Mar 1966 and Jul-Dec 1967). 944 Operations Group, 1 Jan 2000-9 Apr 2010; 44 Fighter Group, 9 Apr 2010-Present.

Stations. Tuskegee AAFld, AL, 13 Oct 1942; Selfridge Field, MI, 29 Mar 1943; Oscoda AAFld, MI, 9 Nov 1943; Selfridge Field, MI, 19 Nov 1943-23 Dec 1943; Taranto, Italy, 29 Jan 1944; Montecorvino, Italy, 8 Feb 1944; Capodichino, Italy, 15 Apr 1944; Ramitelli Airdrome, Italy, 30 May 1944; Cattolica Airdrome, Italy, c. 4 May 1945; Lucera Airdrome, Italy, c. 18 Jul-30 Sep 1945; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 17-19 Oct 1945. Lockbourne AAB (later, AFB), OH, 1 Jul 1947-1 Jul 1949. Columbus AFB, MS, 1 Aug 1958-2 Jul 1969. Luke AFB, AZ, 1 Jan 2000; Holloman AFB, NM, 9 Apr 2010-Present.

Aircraft. P-39, P-40, 1943-1944; P-47, 1944; P-51, 1944-1945. P-47, 1947-1949. KC-135, 1958-1969. F-16, 2000-1010; F-22, 2010-Present.

Operations. One of four African-American fighter squadrons to enter combat during World War Two. Combat in ETO and MTO, 15 Feb 1944-26 Apr 1945. Aerial refueling operations under Strategic Air Command, 1959-1969. AETC F-16 Fighting Falcon Flight Training squadron, 2000-2010. Advanced fighter training as a reserve corollary unit to the 49th Fighter Wing.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Rome-Arno; Southern France; North Apennines; Po Valley; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Central Europe; Air Combat, EAME Theater.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: Germany, 24 Mar 1945. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 6 Oct 1959-15 Jul 1960; 1-31 Jul 1965 and 1 Dec 1965-1 Mar 1966 [one award]; 2 Mar-1 Apr 1966 and 1 Jul-31 Dec 1967 [one award]; 1 Jul-1 Dec 1968.

Emblem. Approved on 29 Jun 1945.

Additional information

Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm