5th RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON – SUBDUED

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Korean computer made/mounted on velcro   3.25 inch-86mm

 

5th RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON (ACC)

Lineage. Organized as 5 Aero Squadron on 5 May 1917. Redesignated Squadron A, Souther Field, GA, on 15 Jul 1918. Demobilized on 11 Nov 1918. Reconstituted, and consolidated (1924) with 5 Aero Squadron, which was organized on 24 Oct 1919. Redesignated: 5 Squadron (Observation) on 14 Mar 1921; 5 Observation Squadron on 25 Jan 1923; 5 Bombardment Squadron on 1 Mar 1935; 5 Bombardment Squadron (Medium) on 6 Dec 1939; 5 Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 20 Nov 1940; 5 Bombardment Squadron, Very Heavy, on 28 Mar 1944. Inactivated on 20 Oct 1948. Redesignated 5 Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron, Photographic, and activated, on 1 May 1949. Redesignated: 5 Bombardment Squadron, Heavy, on 1 Apr 1950; 5 Bombardment Squadron, Medium, on 2 Oct 1950. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 25 Jun 1966. Redesignated 5 Strategic Reconnaissance Training Squadron on 12 Feb 1986. Activated on 1 Jul 1986. Inactivated on 30 Jun 1990. Redesignated 5 Reconnaissance Squadron on 21 Sep 1994. Activated on 1 Oct 1994.

Assignments. Unkn, 1917-1918. 3 Observation Group (attached to Eastern Department) 24 Oct 1919; Eastern Department, 24 Mar 1920; Second Corps Area, 20 Aug 1920 (attached to 1 Provisional Air Brigade for operations, 6 May-3 Oct 1921); 9 Observation Group, 1 Aug 1922; 1 Division, Air Service (later, 1 Division, Air Corps; 1 Division, Aviation), 30 Jun 1923 (attached to 9 Observation Group, 30 Jun 1923-15 Feb 1929); 9 Observation (later, 9 Bombardment) Group, 15 Feb 1929-20 Oct 1948. 9 Strategic Reconnaissance (later, 9 Bombardment) Group, 1 May 1949 (attached to 9 Bombardment Wing, 10 Feb 1951-15 Jun 1952); 9 Bombardment (later, 9 Strategic Aerospace) Wing, 16 Jun 1952-25 Jun 1966. 9 Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1990. 9 Operations Group, 1 Oct 1994-.

Stations. San Antonio, TX, 5 May 1917; Souther Field, GA, 1 May-11 Nov 1918. Hazelhurst Field, NY, 24 Oct 1919; Mitchel Field, NY, Nov 1919 (operated from Langley Field, VA, 6 May-26 Oct 1921); Rio Hato, Panama, 13 Nov 1940; Beane Field, St Lucia, c. 28 Sep 1941; Orlando AB, FL, 31 Oct 1942; Pinecastle AAFld, FL, 15 Apr 1943; Brooksville AAFld, FL, 7 Jan 1944; Pinecastle AAFld, FL, 13 Feb 1944; Dalhart AAFld, TX, c. 9 Mar 1944; McCook AAFld, KS, 19 May-18 Nov 1944; North Field, Tinian, 28 Dec 1944-6 Mar 1946; Clark Field, Luzon, 14 Mar 1946; Harmon Field, Guam, 9 Jun 1947-20 Oct 1948. Fairfield-Suisun AFB, CA, 1 May 1949; Mountain Home AFB, ID, 1 May 1953-25 Jun 1966 (deployed at Fairford RAF Station, England, 23 May-8 Jul 1955). Beale AFB, CA, 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1990. Osan AB, South Korea, 1 Oct 1994-.

Aircraft. Apparently included JN-4 during period 1917-1918. Included DH-4 and O-2 during period 1919-1928; in addition to O-1, O-11, and O-25, included O-31, Y1O-35, O-39, A-3, B-6, and C-8 during period 1928-1936; B-10, 1936-1938; B-18, 1938-1942; B-24, 1942-1943; B-25, 1943; B-26, 1943-1944; B-17, 1944; B-29, 1944-1947. B/RB-17, 1949-1950; RB-29, 1949-1950; B-29, 1949-1954; B-47, 1954-1966. U-2/TR-1, 1986-1990; SR-71, 1986-1990; T-38, 1986-1990. U-2, 1994-.

Operations. Flying training unit, 1917-1918. Demonstrations of effectiveness of aerial bombardment on warships, Jun-Sep 1921. Antisubmarine patrols, and reconnaissance of Vichy French fleet at Martinique, Dec 1941-Oct 1942. Trained cadres for bombardment units, Nov 1942-Feb 1944. Combat in Western Pacific, 25 Jan-15 Aug 1945. Unmanned, Apr 1947-20 Oct 1948. Maintained alert during Cuban missile crisis, Oct 1962. Reconnaissance pilot training, 1986-1990. Conducted U-2 high-altitude reconnaissance, 1994-.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Antisubmarine, American Theater; Air Offensive, Japan; Eastern Mandates; Western Pacific.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: Kawasaki, Japan, 15/16 Apr 1945; Japan, 13-28 May 1945. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1957-31 Jan 1958; 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1987; 1 Jul 1989-30 Jun 1990; 1 Jul 1994-30 Jun 1995; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2004.

Emblem. Approved 27 May 1924.

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Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00 x 0.00 cm