9th EXPEDITIONARY BOMB SQUADRON – PACOM CONTINUOUS BOMBER PRESENCE 2017 – B-1

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Korean Computer made/mounted on velcro   4.0 inch/100mm

 

Note: The mission of the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron on this deployment to Andersen AFB, Guam, which began on 31 Jan 2017 is to project combat airpower for U.S. Pacific Command and to work with our allies within the region by flying a mixture of local training missions and power projection sorties, while also conducting coalition training to enhance the warfighting ability in the PACOM area of responsibility.

 

9th BOMB SQUADRON (ACC)

Lineage. Organized as 9 Aero Squadron on 14 Jun 1917. Redesignated 9 Squadron on 14 Mar 1921. Inactivated on 29 Jun 1922. Redesignated: 9 Observation Squadron on 25 Jan 1923; 9 Bombardment Squadron on 24 Mar 1923. Activated on 1 Apr 1931. Redesignated: 9 Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 6 Dec 1939; 9 Bombardment Squadron, Heavy, on 13 Jul 1943. Inactivated on 6 Jan 1946. Redesignated 9 Bombardment Squadron, Very Heavy, and activated, on 1 Oct 1946. Redesignated 9 Bombardment Squadron, Heavy, on 20 Jul 1948. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 25 Jun 1968. Redesignated 9 Bombardment Squadron, Medium, on 28 Jan 1969. Activated on 2 Jul 1969. Redesignated: 9 Bombardment Squadron, Heavy, on 31 Dec 1971; 9 Bomb Squadron on 1 Sep 1991. Inactivated on 15 Aug 1992. Activated on 1 Oct 1993.

Assignments. Unkn, 14 Jun 1917-Sep 1918; 1 Army Observation Group, 6 Sep 1918; 3 Army Air Service, c. 21 Nov 1918; unkn, 12 May-Jul 1919; Western Department, Jul 1919; Ninth Corps Area, 20 Aug 1920-29 Jun 1922. 7 Bombardment Group, 1 Apr 1931-6 Jan 1946 (attached to United States Army Middle East Air Force for operations, 28 Jun-c. 4 Oct 1942). 7 Bombardment Group, 1 Oct 1946 (attached to 7 Bombardment Wing, 16 Feb 1951-15 Jun 1952); 7 Bombardment Wing, 16 Jun 1952-25 Jun 1968. 340 Bombardment Group, 2 Jul 1969; 7 Bombardment Wing, 31 Dec 1971; 7 Operations Group, 1 Sep 1991-15 Aug 1992. 7 Operations Group, 1 Oct 1993-.

Stations. Camp Kelly, TX, 14 Jun 1917; Selfridge Field, MI, 8 Jul 1917; Garden City, NY, 28 Oct-22 Nov 1917; Winchester, England, c. 8 Dec 1917; Grantham, England, c. 28 Dec 1917-7 Aug 1918; Colombey-les-Belles, France, 23 Aug 1918; Amanty, France, 28 Aug 1918; Vavincourt, France, 21 Sep 1918; Preutim, France, 21 Nov 1918; Trier, Germany, 5 Dec 1918; Colombey-les-Belles, France, 18 May 1919; Marseilles, France, 25 May-7 Jun 1919; Park Field, TN, 12 Jul 1919; March Field, CA, 22 Jul 1919; Rockwell Field, CA, 2 Aug 1919 (flight operated from Calexico, CA, to Apr 1920); March Field, CA, 15 Nov 1919; Rockwell Field, CA, 11 Dec 1919; Mather Field, CA, 27 Apr 1920-29 Jun 1922. March Field, CA, 1 Apr 1931; Hamilton Field, CA, 5 Dec 1934; Fort Douglas, UT, 7 Sep 1940; Salt Lake City, UT, 13 Jan-13 Nov 1941; Brisbane, Australia, 22 Dec 1941-4 Feb 1942 (ground echelon); (air echelon operated from Singosari, Java, 13-19 Jan 1942 and Jogjakarta, Java, 19 Jan-c. 1 Mar 1942); Karachi, India, c. 8 Mar 1942 (air echelon), 14 Mar 1942 (ground echelon); Allahabad, India (air echelon at Baumrauli, India), 27 Apr-29 Jun 1942; Lydda, Palestine, 2 Jul-4 Oct 1942; Karachi, India, 5 Oct 1942 (operated from Gaya, India, 14 Nov-12 Dec 1942); Pandaveswar, India, 12 Dec 1942; Kurmitola, India, 11 Jun 1944; Pandaveswar, India, 1 Oct 1944; Tezpur, India, 1 Jun-7 Dec 1945; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 5-6 Jan 1946. Fort Worth AAFld (later, Griffis AFB; Carswell AFB), TX, 1 Oct 1946-25 Jun 1968. Carswell AFB, TX, 2 Jul 1969-15 Aug 1992. Dyess AFB, TX, 1 Oct 1993-.

Aircraft. Sopwith Camel, 1917; Sopwith Scout, 1917; Breguet 14, 1918-1919; DH-4, 1918-1922; Sopwith FE-2, 1918-1919; several German airplanes, including LVG C VI, Fokker D VII, Pfalz D XII, DFW C V, Halberstadt C IV and V, Rumpler C, and Hannover C L III, 1919. O-19, O-38, B-3, and B-4, 1931-1934; B-12, 1934-1937; B-10, 1935-1938; OA-4, 1937; B-18, 1937-1941; B-17, 1940-1942; LB-30, 1942; B-24, 1942-1945. B-29, 1946-1948; B-36, 1948-1958; B-52, 1958-1968. FB-111, 1969-1971; B-52, 1971-1992. B-1, 1993-.

Operations. Combat with First Army as observation unit specializing in night reconnaissance, 2 Sep-11 Nov 1918, and subsequently served with Third Army as part of occupation forces until May 1919. Mexican border patrol, Aug 1919-Apr 1920 and c. Jan-Jul 1921. Antisubmarine patrols off California coast, 8-c. 12 Dec 1941. Combat in Southwest Pacific, c. 13 Jan-c. 1 Mar 1942; CBI, 2 Apr-4 Jun 1942, 22 Nov 1942-10 Jun 1944, and 19 Oct 1944-10 May 1945; and MTO, c. 4 Jul-1 Oct 1942; transportation of gasoline to forward bases in China, 20 Jun-30 Sep 1944 and Jun-Sep 1945. Deployed B-52s and aircrews for combat in Southeast Asia, Jun-Nov 1965. Trained B-52 aircrews to maintain combat readiness, 1971-1992. Provided aircraft and aircrews for nuclear and conventional taskings, 1993-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War I: Lorraine; St. Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne. World War II: Antisubmarine, American Theater; Philippine Islands; East Indies; Burma; India-Burma; China Defensive; Central Burma; China Offensive; Egypt-Libya.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: Netherlands Indies, 14 Jan-1 Mar 1942; Thailand, 19 Mar 1945. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 18 Jun-1 Dec 1965; 1 Jul 1976-30 Jun 1977; 1 Jul 1985-30 Jun 1987; 1 Jul 1989-30 Jun 1991; 1 Jun 1996-31 May 1998; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2004. Philippine Presidential Unit Citation (WWII).

Emblem. Approved on 26 Jul 1932, based on World War I emblem.

Additional information

Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm