328th WEAPONS SQUADRON

$8.00

14 in stock

SKU: WPNS-328-1001 Categories: , ,

Description

Computer made/mounted on velcro   3.5 inch-90mm

 

328th WEAPONS SQUADRON (ACC)

Lineage. Constituted 328 Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Redesignated: 328 Bombardment Squadron, Heavy on 20 Aug 1943; 328 Bombardment Squadron, Very Heavy on 23 May 1945; 328 Bombardment Squadron, Medium on 28 May 1948; 328 Bombardment Squadron, Heavy on 1 Feb 1955; 328 Bomb Squadron on 1 Sep 1991. Inactivated on 15 Jun 1994. Redesignated 328 Weapons Squadron on 24 Jan 2003. Activated on 3 Feb 2003.

Assignments. 93 Bombardment Group, 1 Mar 1942; 93 Bombardment Wing, attached 10 Feb 1951, assigned 16 Jun 1952; 93 Operations Group, 1 Sep 1991-15 Jun 1994. USAF Weapons School, 3 Feb 2003-.

Stations. Barksdale Field, LA, 1 Mar 1942; Ft Myers, FL, 18 May-13 Aug 1942; Alconbury, England, 7 Sep 1942; Hardwick, England, c. 6 Dec 1942-15 Jun 1945 (operated from Tafaraoui, Algeria, 7-15 Dec 1942; Gambut, Libya, 16 Dec 1942-25 Feb 1943; Bengasi (Benghazi), Libya, 27 Jun-26 Aug 1943; Oudna, Tunisia, 18 Sep-3 Oct 1943); Sioux Falls AAFld, SD, 26 Jun 1945; Pratt AAFld, KS, 24 Jul 1945; Clovis AAFld, NM, 13 Dec 1945; Castle Field (later, AFB), CA, 21 Jun 1946-15 Jun 1994. Nellis AFB, NV, 3 Feb 2003-.

Aircraft. B-24, 1942-1945; B-29, 1945-1949; B-50, 1949-1954; B-47, 1954-1955; B-52, 1955-1994.

Operations. Antisubmarine patrols, May 1942-Aug 1942; combat in ETO and MTO, 9 Oct 1942-25 Apr 1945. Participated in the first globe-encircling nonstop flight in Jan 1957. Provided B-52 combat crew training for SAC, through the 1960s and 1970s. Deployed personnel and equipment to Diego Garcia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, and England, 1990-1991; combat in Southwest Asia, Jan-Feb 1991.

Service Streamers. None

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Antisubmarine, American Theater; Egypt-Libya; Tunisia; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Air Offensive, Europe; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air Combat, EAME. Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: North Africa, 17 Dec 1942-20 Feb 1943; Ploesti, Rumania, 1 Aug 1943. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1956-1 Jul 1959; 1 Jun 1962-1 Apr 1963; 1 Jul 1971-30 Jun 1972; 1 Apr 1973-30 Jun 1974; 1 Jul 1983-30 Jun 1985; 1 Jul 1988-30 Jun 1990; 1 Jul 1990-29 May 1992; 2 Aug 1990-11 Apr 1991; 30 May 1992-29 May 1994.

Emblem. Approved on 12 Apr 1955.

 

 

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “328th WEAPONS SQUADRON”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *