525th FIGHTER SQUADRON – WEAPONS SYSTEM EVALUATION PROGRAM – COMBAT ARCHER 2017

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525th FIGHTER SQUADRON

Lineage. Constituted 309 Bombardment Squadron (Light) on 13 Jan 1942. Activated on 10 Feb 1942. Redesignated: 309 Bombardment Squadron (Dive) on 3 Sep 1942; 525 Fighter- Bomber Squadron on 23 Aug 1943; 525 Fighter Squadron on 30 May 1944. Inactivated on 31 Mar 1946. Activated on 20 Aug 1946. Redesignated: 525 Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 20 Jan 1950; 525 Fighter-Interceptor Squadron on 9 Aug 1954; 525 Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Oct 1969. Inactivated on 1 Apr 1992.  Redesignated and activated the 525 Fighter Squadron on 29 Oct 2007-.

Assignments. 86 Bombardment (later Fighter-Bomber; Fighter) Group, 10 Feb 1942-31 Mar 1946. 86 Fighter (later Composite; Fighter; Fighter- Bomber; Fighter-Interceptor) Group, 20 Aug 1946; 86 Fighter-Interceptor Wing, 8 Mar 1958; 86 Air Division, 18 Nov 1960; 36 Tactical Fighter Wing, 1 Nov 1968-1 Apr 1992. 3 Operations Group, 29 Oct 2007-.

Stations. Will Rogers Field, OK, 10 Feb 1942; Hunter Field, GA, 15 Jun 1942; Key Field, MS, c. 7 Aug 1942-19 Mar 1943; La Senia, Algeria, 12 May 1943; Mediouna, French Morocco, 15 May 1943; Mamia, French Morocco, 3 Jun 1943; Tafaraoui, Algeria, 11 Jun 1943; Gela, Sicily, 20 Jul 1943; Barcelona, Sicily, 27 Jul 1943; Sele Airfield, Italy, 23 Sep 1943; Serretella Airfield, Italy, 14 Oct 1943; Pomigliano, Italy, 19 Nov 1943; Marcianise, Italy, 30 Apr 1944; Ciampino, Italy, c. 11 Jun 1944; Orbetello, Italy, c. 18 Jun 1944; Poretta, Corsica, c. 12 Jul 1944; Grosseto, Italy, c. 18 Sep 1944; Pisa, Italy, c. 1 Nov 1944; Tantonville, France, c. 23 Feb 1945; Braunschardt, Germany, 18 Apr 3.945; Schweinfurt, Germany, c. 23 Oct 1945-1.5 Feb 1946; Bolling Field, DC, 15 Feb-31 Mar 1946. Nordholz, Germany, 20 Aug 1946; Lechfeld, Germany, c. 13 Nov 1946; Bad Kissingen, Germany, 5 Mar 1946; Neubiberg AB, Germany, 12 Jun 1946; Landstuhl AB, Germany, 20 Nov 1952; Bitburg AB, Germany, 12 Feb 1957-1 Apr 1992. Elmendorf AFB, AK, 29 Oct 2007-.

Aircraft. A-20, 1942; A-31, 1942; A-36, 1942-1944; P-40, 1944; P-47, 1944-1946. P-47, 1946-1950; F-84, 1950-1953; F-86, 1953-1959; F-102, 1959-1969; F-4, 1969-1977; F-15, 1977-1992. F-22, 2007-.

Operations. Combat in MTO and ETO, 2 Jul 1943-2 May 1945. Maintained 24-hour air defense alert status, 1954-1992. Selected to represent the U.S. Air Forces in Europe at the 1959 William Tell competition. As a part of Mutual Defense Assistance Program (MDAP), the 525th trained pilots and ground crews of many European and Middle Eastern countries. In 1965, 1967, and 1971 the 525th was chosen as the Sector III representative to the NATO Air Superiority Competitions. Mission included close air support and limited nuclear air-to-ground delivery, 1969-1977. Participated in Operation PROVEN FORCE, DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM, 1990-1991; Operation PROVIDE COMFORT, 1991. Trains in the fighter missions of strategic attack, interdiction, offensive counterair (air-to-surface), suppression of enemy air defenses, as well as offensive and defensive counterair (air-to-air).

Service Streamers. American Theater.

Campaigns. Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Anzio; Rome-Arno; Southern France; North Apennines; Rhineland; Central Europe; Air Combat, EAME Theater.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: Italy, 25 May 1944; Germany 20 Apr 1945. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 31 Oct 1955-31 Oct 1958; 1 Jan 1962-31 Dec 1963. Allied Forces Central Europe Scroll of Honor: 1970, 1971.

Emblem. Approved 29 1955.

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Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm