74th EXPEDITIONARY FIGHTER SQUADRON – GBU-10/12 LARGE POCKET TAB

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74th FIGHTER SQUADRON (ACC)

Lineage. Constituted 74 Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor) on 17 Dec 1941. Redesignated 74 Fighter Squadron on 15 May 1942. Activated on 4 Jul 1942. Redesignated 74 Fighter Squadron, Single Engine, on 28 Feb 1944. Inactivated on 5 Jan 1946. Activated on 10 Oct 1946. Inactivated on 24 Sep 1949. Redesignated 74 Fighter-Interceptor Squadron on 19 Dec 1950. Activated on 12 Jan 1951. Inactivated on 25 Jun 1958. Redesignated 74 Tactical Fighter Squadron on 18 May 1972. Activated on 1 Jul 1972. Redesignated 74 Fighter Squadron on 1 Nov 1991. Inactivated on 15 Feb 1992. Activated on 15 Jun 1993.

Assignments. 23 Fighter Group, 4 Jul 1942-5 Jan 1946. 23 Fighter Group, 10 Oct 1946-24 Sep 1949. 23 Fighter-Interceptor Group, 12 Jan 1951; 4711 Defense Wing, 6 Feb 1952; 528 Air Defense Group, 16 Feb 1953; 64 Air Division, 21 Aug 1954; 4734 Air Defense Group, 1 Apr 1957; 64 Air Division, 1 May-25 Jun 1958. 23 Tactical Fighter (later, 23 Fighter) Wing, 1 Jul 1972-15 Feb 1992 (attached to 354 Tactical Fighter Wing, 2 Jul-28 Dec 1973 and to Tactical Fighter Wing, 23, Provisional, 20 Dec 1990-20 Apr 1991). 23 Operations (later, 23 Fighter) Group, 15 Jun 1993-.

Stations. Kunming, China, 4 Jul 1942; Yunnani, China, 12 Mar 1943; Kweilin, China, 19 May 1943 (detachment operated from Liuchow, China, 16 Feb-30 Apr 1944); Luliang, China, 12 Sep 1944 (detachment operated from Tushan, China, Mar-Aug 1945); Liuchow, China, c. Aug 1945; Hangchow, China, c. 15 Oct-4 Dec 1945; Ft Lewis, WA, 3-5 Jan 1946. Northwest Field (later, Northwest Guam AFB), Guam, 10 Oct 1946-3 Apr 1949; Howard AFB, CZ, 25 Apr-24 Sep 1949. Presque Isle AFB, ME, 12 Jan 1951-19 Aug 1954; Thule AB, Greenland, 20 Aug 1954-25 Jun 1958. England AFB, LA, 1 Jul 1972-15 Feb 1992 (deployed at Korat RTAFB, Thailand, 2 Jul-28 Dec 1973 and to King Fahd Aprt, Saudi Arabia, 29 Aug 1990-20 Apr 1991). Pope AFB, NC, 15 Jun 1993-.

Aircraft. P-40, 1942-1944; P-51, 1944-1945. P-47, 1946-1949; RF-80, 1949. F-86, 1951-1952; F-89, 1952; F-94, 1952-1953; F-89, 1953-1958. A-7, 1972-1981; A-10, 1980-1992. F-16, 1993-1996; A/OA-10, 1996-.

Operations. Combat in China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater, 16 Jul 1942-10 Aug 1945. Air defense, 1946-1949 and 1951-1958. Combat in Southeast Asia, 8 Jul-15 Aug 1973. Combat in Southwest Asia, Jan-Feb 1991. Rotated personnel and equipment to Southwest Asia in support of various operations, 1994-2003. Trained and maintained combat-ready aircraft and personnel, 2006-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: India-Burma; China Defensive; Western Pacific; China Offensive. Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: Hunan Province, China, 17-25 Jun 1944. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1980-30 Jun 1981; 1 Jul 1981-30 Jun 1983; 1 Apr 1989-31 Mar 1991; 31 May 1995-31 Mar 1997; 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999; 24 Mar-10 Jun 1999; 1 Jun 2000-31 May 2002; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2003. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm, 2 Jul-21 Dec 1972.

Emblem. Approved on 4 May 1979.

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Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 x 0.00 x 0.00 cm