125th FIGHTER WING

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   3.0 inch-77mm

 

125th FIGHTER WING

Lineage. Constituted 159 Fighter Squadron (SE) and allotted to the Florida ANG on 24 May 1946. Extended federal recognition on 9 Feb 1947. Redesignated 159 Fighter Squadron (Jet) on 1 Aug 1948; 159 Fighter Bomber Squadron on 1 Nov 1950; 159 Fighter Interceptor Squadron on 10 Jul 1952. Reached Group Status with federal recognition of 125 Fighter Interceptor Group on 1 Jul 1956; 125th Fighter Group on 15 Mar 1992; 125th Fighter Wing, 1 Aug 1995-.

Assignments. Florida ANG, 9 Feb 1947-. (Gained by: 35 Air Division, dates unknown; Montgomery Air Defense Sector, 1 Jul 1960; 32 Air Division, 1 Apr 1966; 20 Air Division, 1 Jan 1970; Air Defense, Tactical Air Command (ADTAC), 1 Oct 1979; Southeast Air Defense Sector, 1 Jul 1987; Northeast Air Defense Sector, 1 Nov 2005; Eastern Air Defense Sector,  15 Jul 2009-.)

Components. Groups. 125th Fighter Interceptor (later Fighter), 1 Jul 1956; 125th Operations, 1 Aug 1995. Squadrons. 159th Fighter Interceptor Squadron (later Fighter-Bomber; Fighter-Interceptor; Fighter), 1 Jul 1956-.

Stations. Thomas Cole Imeson Airport, FL, 9 Feb 1947; George AFB, CA, 1 Nov 1950; Misawa AB, Japan, 25 Jul 1951; Thomas Cole Imeson Airport, FL, 10 Jul 1952; Jacksonville IAP (later Jacksonville ANGB), FL, 24 Oct 1968-. (Detachment 1, (OL-AA), Homestead ARB, FL, 1965-.)

Aircraft. P-51D, 1947-1948; F-80C, 1948-1951; F-84E, 1951-1952; F-51D/H, 1952-1954; F-86A, 1954; F-80C, 1954-1956; F-86D, 1956-1959; F-86L, 1959-1960; F/TF-102, 1960-1974; C-131. 1965-1987; F-106A/B, 1974-1987; F-16A/B/ADF, 1987-1995; RC-26B, 1990-; F-15A/B, 1995-2005; F-15C/D, 2005-.

Operations. Provide air defense for the southeastern United States. Called to active duty as part of the Korean War call-up, 1950-1952. Competed in William Tell 1958 and 1976. Performs a continuous NORAD 24-hour alert mission (Detachment 1), standing ready to intercept, identify, and, if necessary, destroy unknown aircraft which penetrate sovereign U.S. airspace.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1980, 1997, 1998.

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Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm