17th RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON – SENSOR OPERATOR

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17th RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON (ACC)

Lineage. Constituted as 17 Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron on 14 Jul 1942. Activated on 23 Jul 1942. Redesignated as: 17 Photographic Squadron (Light) on 6 Feb 1943; 17 Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron on 13 Nov 1943. Inactivated on 19 Apr 1946. Redesignated as 17 Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Photo-Jet on 1 Apr 1951. Activated on 2 Apr 1951. Redesignated as 17 Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron on 1 Oct 1966. Inactivated 1 Jan 1979. Redesignated as 17 Reconnaissance Squadron on 4 Mar 2002. Activated on 8 Mar 2002.

Assignments. 4 Photographic (later, 4 Photographic Reconnaissance and Mapping; 4 Photographic; 4 Reconnaissance) Group, 23 Jul 1942; Thirteenth Air Force, 5 Dec 1945; XIII Fighter Command, 10 Dec 1945; 85 Fighter Wing, 1 Feb 1946; Pacific Air Command, U. S. Army, 1-19 Apr 1946. 363 Tactical Reconnaissance Group, 2 Apr 1951; 432 Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 8 Feb 1958; 66 Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 10 May 1959; 86 Tactical Fighter Wing, 12 Jan 1970; 26 Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 31 Jan 1973-1 Jan 1979. 57 Operations Group, 8 Mar 2002; 432 Operations Group, 1 May 2007-.

Stations. Colorado Springs AAB, CO, 23 Jul-24 Oct 1942; Camp Deptha, Noumea, New Caledonia, 2 Dec 1942; Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 16 Jan 1943 (detachments operated from Munda, New Georgia, c. 13 Oct 1943-31 Jan 1944, 9 Mar-1 Apr 1944; Bougainville, c. 11 Dec 1943-Feb 1945; Noemfoor, 8-23 Oct 1944; Sansapor, New Guinea, 13 Oct-4 Nov 1944); Wama Airfield, Morotai Island, 4 Nov 1944 (detachment operated from Dulag, Leyte, 9 Feb-Oct 1945); Puerto Princesa, Palawan, 11 May 1945-19 Apr 1946. Shaw AFB, SC, 2 Apr 1951-10 May 1959; Laon AB, France, 10 May 1959; RAF Upper Heyford, England, Sep 1966; Zweibrucken AB, Germany, 12 Jan 1970-1 Jan 1979. Indian Springs AFAF (later, Creech AFB), NV, 8 Mar 2002-.

Aircraft. P-38/F-5, 1942-1946; B-25, 1944-1946; F-6, 1946. RF-80, 1951-1955; RF-84, 1954-1958; RF-101, 1957-1969; RF-4, 1969-1978. MQ-1 Predator, 2002-; MQ-9 Reaper, 2007-.

Operations. Combat in South, Southwest, and Western Pacific, 5 Feb 1943-13 Aug 1945. Primarily replacement training, 1952-1959. Conducted visual and photographic reconnaissance, 1959-1978; added electro-optical, radar, and tactical weather reconnaissance to its capabilities in 1969. Organized, trained and equipped forces to provide special capabilities and tactics to combatant commanders and warfighters for worldwide operations that required remotely piloted aircraft, 2002-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Guadalcanal; New Guinea; Northern Solomons; Bismarck Archipelago; Western Pacific; Leyte; Luzon; Southern Philippines; Central Burma; China Offensive; Air Combat, Asiatic-Pacific Theater.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Jan-31 Dec 2004. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan-31 Dec 1962; 1 Jul 1973-31 May 1975; 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2003; 1 Jun 2003-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006. Philippine Presidential Unit Citation (WWII).

Emblem. Approved on 28 Feb 1957; newest rendition approved on 4 Jan 2008.

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Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm