50th FLYING TRAINING SQUADRON – PITT- POCKET TAB

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   2.0 inch-50mm

 

50th FLYING TRAINING SQUADRON (AETC)

Lineage. Constituted as 50 Pursuit Squadron (Fighter) on 20 Nov 1940. Activated on 15 Jan 1941. Redesignated as: 50 Fighter Squadron (Twin Engine) on 15 May 1942; 50 Fighter Squadron, Two Engine, on 28 Feb 1944. Disbanded on 9 Aug 1944. Reconstituted, and redesignated as 50 Fighter Squadron (All Weather), on 23 May 1947. Activated in the Reserve on 12 Jun 1947. Inactivated on 27 Jun 1949. Redesignated as 50 Flying Training Squadron on 22 Mar 1972. Activated on 1 Jun 1972.

Assignments. 14 Pursuit (later, 14 Fighter) Group, 15 Jan 1941; 342 Composite Group, 14 Nov 1942; Eighth Air Force, Feb-9 Aug 1944 (attached to 8 [later, 802] Reconnaissance Group [Prov], Mar-9 Aug 1944). Second Air Force, 12 Jun 1947; 381 Bombardment Group, 30 Sep 1947-27 Jun 1949. 14 Flying Training Wing, 1 Jun 1972; 14 Operations Group, 15 Dec 1991-.

Stations. Hamilton Field, CA, 15 Jan 1941; March Field, CA, 10 Jun 1941; Oakland, CA, 8 Feb 1942; Hamilton Field, CA, 9 May-16 Jul 1942; Atcham, England, 18 Aug 1942 (operated in Iceland, 18 Aug-14 Nov 1942); Iceland, 14 Nov 1942; Nuthampstead, England, Feb 1944; Cheddington, England, c. 15 Mar 1944; Watton, England, 12 Apr-9 Aug 1944. Offutt Field (later, AFB), NE, 12 Jun 1947-27 Jun 1949. Columbus AFB, MS, 1 Jun 1972-.

Aircraft. P-40, 1941-1942; P-38, 1942-1944. AT-6, 1947-1949. T-38, 1972-.

Operations. Patrols on the west coast, Feb-Jun 1942. Air defense of Iceland, Aug 1942-Feb 1944. Not operational, Feb-Aug 1944. Conducted undergraduate pilot training, 1 Jun 1972-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Air Offensive, Europe; Air Combat, EAME Theater.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan-31 Dec 1974; 1 Apr 1985-31 Mar 1987; 1 Jul 1992-30 Jun 1994; 1 Jul 1997-30 Jun 1999; 1 Jul 1999-30 Jun 2001; 1 Jul 2001-30 Jun 2002; 1 Jul 2002-30 Jun 2004; 1 Jul 2004-30 Jun 2006; 1 Jul 2006-30 Jun 2007; 1 Jul 2007-30 Jun 2009; 1 Jul 2009-30 Jun 2010; 1 Jul 2010-30 Jun 2011.

Emblem. Approved 1 Apr 1942; newest rendition approved on 6 Jun 1995.

Additional information

Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00 x 0.00 cm