6th WEAPONS SQUADRON – GREY

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   4.0 inch/100mm

 

6th WEAPONS SQUADRON

Lineage. Organized as 6th Aero Squadron on 13 Mar 1917. Redesignated: 6th Squadron on 14 Mar 1921; 6th Pursuit Squadron on 25 Jan 1923; 6th Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor) on 6 Dec 1939; 6th Fighter Squadron on 15   May 1942; 6th Night Fighter Squadron on 9 Jan 1943. Inactivated on 20 Feb 1947. Redesignated 6th Weapons Squadron on 20 Jun 2017-.

Assignments. Hawaiian Department, 13 Mar 1917; 2nd Observation (later 5th Observation; 5th Pursuit and Bombardment; 5th Composite) Group, 15 Sep 1919; 18th Pursuit (later Fighter) Group, Jan 1927; 15th Fighter Group, 16 Mar 1943; VII Fighter Command, 5 Jun 1944 (attached to 318th Fighter Group, 11 Jan-16 Mar 1945); 7th Fighter Wing, 12 May 1945; Pacific Air Command, 1 Jan 1946; Fifth Air Force, 11 Jun 1946-20 Feb 1947. United States Air Force Weapons School, 20 Jun 2017-.

Stations. Ft Kamehameha, TH, 13 Mar 1917; Ford Island (later Luke Field), TH, 25 Sep 1918; Wheeler Field, TH, 11 Jan 1927; Kahuku, TH, 30 Aug 1942; Kipapa, TH, 17 Nov 1942 (one detachment operated from Guadalcanal, 28 Feb-15 Sep 1943, and another from New Guinea, 18 Apr-14 Sep 1943); John Rodgers Aprt, TH, 3 Mar 1944 (detachment operated from Saipan, 21 June 1944-11 Jan 1945); Kipapa, TH, 28 Oct 1944; Fast Field, Saipan, 11 Jan 1945 (detachment operated from Kipapa, TH, 11 Jan-12 May 1945); Kagman Field, Saipan, Feb-i May 1945; Kipapa, TH, 12 May 1945; Wheeler Field, TH, 2 Oct 1945-31 May 1946; Atsugi, Japan, 11 Jun 1946; Yokota, Japan, 1 Sep 1946-20 Feb 1947. Nellis AFB, NV, 20 Jun 2017-.

Aircraft. N-9, R-6, and HS2L during period 1918-1920; in addition to DH-4 included HS2L, JN-6, MB-3, and Fokker D-VII during period 1920-1926; in addition to PW-9 included DH-4 and C-2 during period 1927-1930; in addition to P-12 included PW-9, B-12 and OA-3 during period 1931-1938; in addition to P-26 and P-36 included B-12, A-12 and OA-9 during period 1939-1941;  P-40, 1941-1942; B-18, 1942; P-70, 1942-1944; P-38, 1943; P-47, 1943-1945; P-61-1944-1947. F-35, 2017-.

Operations. Combat in Central, South, and Southwest Pacific, 7 Dec 1941-14 Aug 1945. Develop the F-35 weapons instructor course curriculum.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaigns. Central Pacific; New Guinea; Northern Solomons; Western Pacific; Air Combat, Asiatic-Pacific Theater.

Decorations. None.

Emblem. Approved 8 Jul 1924.

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