476th FIGHTER GROUP – OCP

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SKU: FG-476-1031 Categories: , ,

Description

Computer made/mounted on velcro   4.0 inch-100mm

 

476th FIGHTER GROUP (AFRC)

Lineage. Established as 476 Fighter Group on 20 Apr 1943. Activated on 19 May 1943. Disbanded on 31 Jul 1943. Reestablished on 11 Oct 1943. Activated on 1 Dec 1943. Disbanded on 1 Apr 1944. Reestablished and redesignated 476 Fighter Group (Air Defense) on 11 Dec 1956. Activated on 8 Feb 1957. Discontinued on 1 Apr 1960. Redesignated: 476 Tactical Fighter Group on 31 Jul 1985; 476 Fighter Group on 6 Jan 2009. Activated on 1 Feb 2009.

Assignments. Fourteenth Air Force, 19 May-31 Jul 1943. First Air Force, 1 Dec 1943; Second Air Force, 26 Mar-1 Apr 1944. 29 Air Division, 8 Feb 1957-1 Apr 1960. 442 Fighter Wing, 1 Feb 2009-.

Operational Components. Squadrons. 13 Fighter Interceptor: 1 Jul 1959-1 Apr 1960. 76 Fighter: 1 Feb 2009-. 453 Fighter: 1 Dec 1943-1 Apr 1944. 541 Fighter: 1 Dec 1943-1 Apr 1944. 542 Fighter: 1 Dec 1943-1 Apr 1944. 543 Fighter: 1 Dec 1943-1 Apr 1944.

Stations. Kunming, China, 19 May-31 Jul 1943. Richmond AAB, 1 Dec 1943; Pocatello AAFld, ID, 26 Mar-1 Apr 1944. Glasgow AFB, MT, 8 Feb 1957-1 Apr 1960. Moody AFB, GA, 1 Feb 2009-.

Aircraft. None, 1943-1944. F-86, 1959-1960; F-101, 1959-1960.

Operations. Activated in China on 19 May 1943; disbanded two months later. Reactivated in the US on 1 Dec 1943 as a replacement training unit with four squadrons assigned; squadrons apparently did not become operational and group disbanded on 1 Apr 1944. Activated again on 8 Feb 1957; involved in activation of Glasgow AFB, MT; did not operate as a separate unit until 9 Mar 1959; trained air defense crews through inactivation on 1 Apr 1960.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: China Defensive.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. None.

Emblem. Approved 18 May 2010.

 

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