15th EXPEDITIONARY SPECIAL OPERATIONS SQUADRON – COWBOY MAINTENANCE – OCP

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15th SPECIAL OPERATIONS SQUADRON (AFSOC)

Lineage. The 15 Antisubmarine Squadron (Heavy) (constituted 520 Bombardment Squadron [Heavy] on 13 Oct 1942; activated on 18 Oct 1942; redesignated 15 Antisubmarine Squadron [Heavy] on 29 Nov 1942; disbanded on 2 Nov 1943; reconstituted on 19 Sep 1985) consolidated (19 Sep 1985) with the 15 Bombardment Squadron, Very Heavy (constituted on 28 Mar 1944; activated on 1 Apr 1944; inactivated on 15 Apr 1946; activated in the Reserve on 1 Aug 1947; inactivated on 27 Jun 1949) and the 15 Special Operations Squadron (constituted 15 Air Commando Squadron, and activated, on 13 Feb 1968; organized on 15 Mar 1968; redesignated 15 Special Operations Squadron on 1 Aug 1968; inactivated on 31 Oct 1970). Activated on 1 Oct 1992.

Assignments. 378 Bombardment Group, 18 Oct 1942 (attached 25 Antisubmarine Wing, 20 Nov 1942-); 26 Antisubmarine Wing, 14 Dec 1942 (remained attached to 25 Antisubmarine Wing to c. Jul 1943); Second Air Force, 17 Oct-2 Nov 1943. 16 Bombardment Group, 1 Apr 1944-15 Apr 1946. 445 Bombardment Group, 1 Aug 1947-27 Jun 1949. Pacific Air Forces, 13 Feb 1968; 14 Air Commando (later, 14 Special Operations) Wing, 15 Mar 1968-31 Oct 1970. 1 Special Operations (later, 16 Operations; 1 Special Operations) Group, 1 Oct 1992-.

Stations. Jacksonville Muni Aprt, 18 Oct 1942 (air echelon operated from Langley Field, VA, 3 Jun-3 Jul 1943 and from Drew Field, FL, Jul 1943); Batista Field, Cuba, 25 Jul 1943; Jacksonville AAFld, FL, c. 1 Oct 1943; Wendover Field, UT, 17 Oct-2 Nov 1943. Dalhart AAFld, TX, 1 Apr 1944; Fairmont AAFld, NE, 15 Aug 1944-7 Mar 1945 (air echelon operated from Boringuen Field, Puerto Rico, c. 9-25 Jan 1945); Northwest Field, Guam, 14 Apr 1945-15 Apr 1946. Hill Field, (later, AFB), UT, 1 Aug 1947-27 Jun 1949. Nha Trang AB, South Vietnam, 15 Mar 1968-31 Oct 1970. Eglin Air Force Aux Field #9 (Hurlburt Field), FL, 1 Oct 1992-.

Aircraft. O-47, 1942; B-25, 1942-1943; B-34, 1942-1943; B-24, 1943. B-17, 1944-1945; B-29, 1944-1946. C-130, 1968-1970. MC-130, 1992-.

Operations. Antisubmarine patrols, Oct 1942-Sep 1943. Combat in Western Pacific, 16 Jun-14 Aug 1945. Combat and combat rescue in Southeast Asia, 15 Mar 1968-31 Oct 1970. Conducted day and night infiltration/exfiltration, resupply, and reconnaissance missions into unfriendly territory, 1993-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Antisubmarine, American Theater; Eastern Mandates; Western Pacific; Air Offensive, Japan. Vietnam: Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III; Vietnam Air/Ground; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; TET 69/Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer-Fall, 1969; Vietnam Winter-Spring, 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: Japan, 29 Jul-6 Aug 1945. Presidential Unit.

Citation: Southeast Asia, 21 Jun 1968-30 Jun 1969. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat “V” Device: 15 Mar-20 Jun 1968; 1 Jul-31 Oct 1970; 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999; 1 Jul 2003-30 Jun 2005. Gallant Unit Citation: 6 Oct 2001-30 May 2003. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Oct 1992-15 Apr 1994; 1 Jun 1995-31 May 1997; 1 Jul 1999-30 Jun 2001; 1 Jul 2001-30 Jun 2003; 1 Sep 2004-31 Aug 2006. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 15 Mar 1968-31 Oct 1970.

Emblem. Approved on 27 Nov 1992.

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Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm