960th AIRBORNE AIR CONTROL SQUADRON – RED FLAG 2018-2

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960th AIRBORNE AIR CONTROL SQUADRON (ACC)

Lineage. Constituted 60 Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 20 Nov 1940. Activated on 15 Jan 1941. Inactivated on 1 Apr 1944. Redesignated 60 Bombardment Squadron, Very Heavy, and activated, on 1 Apr 1944. Inactivated on 27 Dec 1945. Consolidated (19 Sep 1985) with 960 Airborne Early Warning and Control Squadron, which was constituted on 8 Dec 1954. Activated on 8 Mar 1955. Inactivated on 31 Jul 1969. Redesignated 960 Airborne Warning and Control Support Squadron on 31 Jul 1979. Activated on 1 Sep 1979. Redesignated 960 Airborne Warning and Control Squadron on 1 Jan 1982. Inactivated on 1 Jul 1992. Redesignated 960 Airborne Air Control Squadron on 26 Jan 2001. Activated on 1 Mar 2001.

Assignments. 39 Bombardment Group, 15 Jan 1941-1 Apr 1944. 39 Bombardment Group, 1 Apr 1944-27 Dec 1945. 551 Airborne Early Warning and Control Wing, 8 Mar 1955-31 Jul 1969. 552 Airborne Warning and Control Wing (later, 552 Airborne Warning and Control Division), 1 Sep 1979; 28 Air Division, 1 Apr 1985; 552 Operations Group, 29 May-1 July 1992. 552 Operations Group, 1 Mar 2001-.

Stations. Ft Douglas, UT, 15 Jan 1941; Felts Field, WA, 2 Jun 1941; Geiger Field, WA, 2 Jul 1941; Davis-Monthan Field, AZ, 2 Feb 1942-1 Apr 1944. Smoky Hill AAFld, KS, 1 Apr 1944; Dalhart AAFld, TX, 27 May 1944; Smoky Hill AAFld, KS, 17 Jul 1944-8 Jan 1945; North Field, Guam, 18 Feb-16 Nov 1945; Camp Anza, CA, 15-27 Dec 1945. Otis AFB, MA, 8 Mar 1955-31 Jul 1969. Keflavik Naval Installation, Iceland, 1 Sep 1979-1 Jul 1992. Tinker AFB, OK, 1 Mar 2001-.

Aircraft. B-17, 1941-1942; B-25, 1941; B-24, 1942-1944. B-29, 1944-1945. C-121, 1955-1969. E-3A, 1979-1992.

Operations. A replacement training unit, 1941-1944. Conducted bombardment missions against Japan, c. 6Apr-14 Aug 1945. Provided early warning radar surveillance along the East Coast, 1955-1969. Supported two deployed rotating aircraft with crews in Iceland to provide early detection of Soviet aircraft flying between Iceland and Greenland, 1979-1992.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Western Pacific; Air Offensive, Japan.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: Japan, 10 May 1945; Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan, 23-29 May 1945. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1957-31 Oct 1958; [1 Sep 1979]-30 Jun 1980; 1 Jul 1982-30 Jun 1984; 1 Apr 1987-31 Mar 1989; 1 Dec 1989-1 Dec 1991.

Emblem. Approved on 8 May 1980.