77th WEAPONS SQUADRON – B-1 SLAM – POCKET TAB

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77th WEAPONS SQUADRON (ACC)

Lineage. Constituted 77 Bombardment Squadron (Medium) on 20 Nov 1940. Activated on 15 Jan 1941. Redesignated 77 Bombardment Squadron, Medium on 9 Oct 1944. Inactivated on 5 Nov 1945. Redesignated 77 Bombardment Squadron, Very Heavy on 15 Jul 1946. Activated on 4 Aug 1946. Redesignated: 77 Bombardment Squadron, Medium on 28 May 1948; 77 Bombardment Squadron, Heavy on 16 May 1949; 77 Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron, Photographic on 1 Apr 1950; 77 Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron, Heavy on 16 Jul 1950; 77 Bombardment Squadron, Heavy on 1 Oct 1955; 77 Bomb Squadron on 1 Sep 1991. Inactivated on 31 Mar 1995. Activated on 1 Apr 1997. Inactivated on 19 Sep 2002. Redesignated 77 Weapons Squadron on 24 Jan 2003. Activated on 3 Feb 2003-.

Assignments. 42 Bombardment Group, 15 Jan 1941; 28 Composite (later, 28 Bombardment) Group, 2 Jan 1942; Eleventh Air Force, 20 Oct-5 Nov 1945. 28 Bombardment (later, 28 Strategic Reconnaissance) Group, 4 Aug 1946 (attached to 28 Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, 10 Feb 1951-15 Jun 1952); 28 Strategic Reconnaissance (later, 28 Bombardment) Wing, 16 Jun 1952; 28 Operations Group, 1 Sep 1991-31 Mar 1995. 28 Operations Group, 1 Apr 1997-19 Sep 2002. USAF Weapons School, 3 Feb 2003-.

Stations. Salt Lake City, UT, 15 Jan 1941; Boise, ID, 4 Jun-14 Dec 1941; Elmendorf Field, AK, 29 Dec 1941 (air echelon operated from Umnak beginning 30 May 1942); Adak, 3 Oct 1942 (air echelon operated from Adak beginning 12 Dec 1942, from Amchitka beginning 9 Mar 1943, and from Attu beginning 10 Jul 1943); Amchitka, 11 Sep 1943; Attu, AK, 11 Feb 1944-19 Oct 1945; Fort Lawton, WA, 29 Oct-5 Nov 1945. Grand Island AAFld, NE, 4 Aug-6 Oct 1946; Elmendorf Field, AK, 20 Oct 1946-24 Apr 1947; Rapid City AAFld (later, Rapid City AFB; Ellsworth AFB), SD, 17 Apr 1947 (air echelon), 3 May 1947 (ground echelon)-31 Mar 1995. Ellsworth AFB, SD, 1 Apr 1997-19 Sep 2002. Dyess AFB, TX, 3 Feb 2003-.

Aircraft. B-18, 1941, 1942-1943; PT-17, 1941; B-26, 1941-1943; B-25, 1942-1945. B-29, 1946-1950; B-36, 1949-1950; RB-29, 1950; RB-36, 1950-1957; B-52, 1957-1966, 1966-1968, 1968-1969, 1970-1986; B-1, 1987-1995. B-1, 1997-c. 2002.

Operations. Trained for combat, Jan 1941-Feb 1942. Flew patrols in Alaska, Feb-Jun 1942. Combat in Aleutians and northern Pacific, Jun 1942-Jul 1945. Trained for strategic bombardment missions, 1946-1950, 1955-1995, and 1997-c.2002. Flew strategic reconnaissance training missions, 1950-1954.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Aleutian Islands; Air Offensive, Japan; Air Combat, Asiatic-Pacific Theater.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: Kurile Islands, 1 Apr 1944-[17 Jul] 1945. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat “V” Device: 19 Aug 1969-23 Mar 1970. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Sep 1957-30 Jun 1958; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1966; 1 Jan-1 Mar 1968; 2 Mar-1 Jul 1968; 9 Jun-10 Jul 1972; 1 Jul 1976-30 Jun 1978; 1 Jul 1978-30 Jun 1980; 1 Jul 1981-30 Jun 1983; 1 Jul 1988-30 Jun 1990; 1 Sep 1991-1 Jul 1993; 1 Jun-30 Nov 1994; [29] Mar-10 Jun 1999. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 19 Aug 1969-23 Mar 1970.

Emblem. Approved on 17 Mar 1997.

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Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00 x 0.00 cm