379th AIR EXPEDITIONARY WING

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379th AIR EXPEDITIONARY WING

Lineage. Established as 379 Bombardment Wing, Medium, on 23 Mar 1953. Activated on 1 Nov 1955. Redesignated 379 Bombardment Wing, Heavy, on 9 Jan 1961. Inactivated on 30 Jun 1993. Redesignated 379 Air Expeditionary Wing and converted to provisional status on 4 Dec 2001. Activated in April 2002-.

Assignments. Second Air Force, 1 Nov 1955 (attached to 813 Air Division, 1 Nov 1955-31 May 1956); 823 Air Division, 1 Jun 1956 (attached td 5 Air Division, 6 Mar-12 May 1957); 40 Air Division, 9 Jan 1961- Strategic Air Command, 8 Jun 1988; Ninth Air Force, 1 Jun 1992-30 Jun 1993. Air Combat Command to activate or inactivate any time after 4 Dec 2001. US Air Forces Central Command, April 2002-.

Components. Groups. 379 Expeditionary Operations Group, Apr 2002-; 379 Expeditionary Maintenance Group, Apr 2002-; 379 Expeditionary Mission Support Group, Apr 2002-; 379 Expeditionary Medical Group, Apr 2002-. Squadrons. 7 Expeditionary Airborne Command and Control, Apr 2002-; 19th Air Refueling: attached 1 Feb-30 Jun 1956. 37 Expeditionary Bomb, Apr 2002-;. 71 Expeditionary Air Control, Jan 2007-. 340 Expeditionary Air Refueling, Apr 2002-; 379 Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation, Apr 2002-; 379 Expeditionary Operations Support, Apr 2002-; 524 Bombardment, 1 Nov 1955- 15 Jun 1993; 525 Bombardment, 1 Nov 1955-9 Jan 1961. 526 Bombardment, 1 Nov 1955-9 Jan 1961. 527 Bombardment, 1 Nov 1958-9 Jan 1961. 746 Expeditionary Airlift, 2003-. 763 Expeditionary Reconnaissance, 4 Dec 2003-. 920 Air Refueling: 9 Jan 1961-15 Jun 1993.

Stations. Homestead AFB, FL, 1 Nov 1955; Wurtsmith AFB, MI, 9 Jan 1961-30 Jun 1993. Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, April 2002-.

Aircraft. KC-97, 1956; B-47, 1956-1960; B-52, 1961-1993; KC-135, 1961-1993.

Operations. Replaced 4276th Air Base Squadron at Homestead AFB, Fla, in Nov 1955 and spent next few months becoming organized and manned. Received tactical aircraft in Apr 1956 and commenced training for air refueling and strategic bombardment operations. Deployed at Sidi Slimane AB, Morocco, Mar-May 1957. Transferred B-47s beginning Oct 1960 and moved to Wurtsmith AFB, Mich, without equipment in Jan 1961. Reequipped with KC-135 and B-52 aircraft, conducted air refueling operations since Jan 1961 and strategic bombardment training since May 1961. Supported combat operations in Southeast Asia with KC-135 aircraft and crews and B-52 crews, 1965-1975. Supported combat operations in Southwest Asia with B-52G aircraft, 1990-1991. Providing combat airpower and support for the Global War on Terrorism in Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and through support of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign-Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1963-30 Jun 1964; 1 Jul 1970-30 Jun 1971. Air Force Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Sep 2003-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2005-31 May 2006.

Emblem. Approved on 23 Aug 1956. Motto: DILIGENTIA ET AC- CURATIO‚ÄĒPrecision and accuracy.

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Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00 x 0.00 cm