71st RESCUE SQUADRON

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Computer made   3.5 inch – 90mm

 

71st RESCUE SQUADRON

Lineage. Constituted as 71 Air Rescue Squadron on 17 Oct 1952. Activated on 14 Nov 1952. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 18 Mar 1960. Redesignated as 71 Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron on 25 Nov 1969. Activated on 8 Mar 1970. Redesignated as 71 Air Rescue Squadron on 1 Jun 1989. Inactivated on 30 Jun 1991. Activated on 1 Oct 1991. Redesignated as 71 Rescue Squadron on 1 Feb 1993.

Assignments. 10 Air Rescue Group, 14 Nov 1952 (attached to Alaskan Air Command for operational control, 1 Aug 1954-23 May 1958); Air Rescue Service, 21 Oct 1957-18 Mar 1960. 39 Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Wing, 8 Mar 1970 (attached to Det 1, 39 Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Wing, 8 Mar 1970-30 Jun 1971; Elmendorf Rescue Coordination Center, 1 Jul 1971-24 Jun 1972; Alaskan Air Command Rescue Coordination Center, 25 Jun 1972-30 Jun 1991); 41 Aerospace Rescue and Recovery (later, 41 Rescue and Weather Reconnaissance) Wing, 1 Jul 1974; Air Rescue Service, 1 Aug 1989-30 Jun 1991. Air Rescue Service, 1 Oct 1991; 1 Operations Group, 1 Feb 1993; 1 Rescue Group, 14 Jun 1995; 347 Operations (later, 347 Rescue) Group, 1 Apr 1997-. Stations. Elmendorf AFB, AK, 14 Nov 1952-18 Mar 1960. Elmendorf AFB, AK, 8 Mar 1970-30 Jun 1991. Patrick AFB, FL, 1 Oct 1991; Moody AFB, GA, 1 Apr 1997-. Aircraft. SA-16, 1952-1960; H-5, 1954-1955; C-54, 1954-1955; SH-19, 1954-1956; SC-54, 1955-1958; SH-21, 1956-1960. HC-130, 1970-1987; HH-3, 1975-1991; CH-3, 1976-1979, 1981-1990. HC-130, 1991-; C-130, 1994-. Operations. Search, rescue and recovery in Alaska, 1952-1960 and 1970-1991. Provided aerial refueling for search and rescue, 1991-. Supported the combat search and rescue mission in Southwest Asia with aircraft and crews, 1992-. Specialized in personnel recovery worldwide; utilized night vision goggles to conduct low altitude helicopter refueling; airdropped pararescue personnel and equipment to austere locations, 1993-.

Service Streamers. None. Campaign Streamers. Southwest Asia: Cease Fire Campaign.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Jun 2006-31 May 2007. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 7-20 May 1956; 1 Jul 1972-30 Jun 1974; 1 Jul 1974-31 May 1975; 1 Sep 1975-1 May 1977; 16 Jul 1977-16 Jul 1979; 17 Jun 1979-15 Jun 1981; 1 Apr 1984-31 Mar 1986; 1 Apr 1987-31 Mar 1988; 1 Feb 1993-30 Apr 1994; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2003; 1 Oct 2003-31 Oct 2004; 1 Nov 2004-31 May 2006. Emblem.

Approved on 8 Jun 1995.

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Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm