917th FIGHTER GROUP

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Computer made   3.5 inch-90mm

 

917th FIGHTER GROUP (AFRC)

Lineage. Established as 917 Operations Group, and activated in the Reserve, on 1 Aug 1992. Redesignated 917 Fighter Group, 13 Jan 2011. Inactivated 26 Sep 2013.

Assignments. 917 Fighter Wing (later, 917 Wing), 1 Aug 1992; 442 Fighter Wing, 13 Jan 2011-26 Sep 2013.

Components. Squadrons. 46 Fighter Training, 1 Aug 1992-1 Oct 1993. 47 Fighter, 1 Aug 1992-. 93 Bomb, 1 Oct 1993-8 Jan 2011.

Stations. Barksdale AFB, LA, 1 Aug 1992-26 Sep 2013.

Aircraft. A-10, 1992-2013; B-52, 1993-2011.

Operations. Trained to conduct close air support and battlefield interdiction. Provided A-10 fighter training for reserve pilots until 1 Oct 1993 and after Oct 1996. Deployed A-10s and personnel to Italy to support NATO operations in the Balkans, 1993-1996. Gained B-52s and a bombardment mission in 1993.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 2 Jul 1993-1 Jul 1995; 1 Oct 1997-30 Sep 1999.

Emblem. Group will use the wing emblem with the group designation in the scroll.

Additional information

Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm