1st FIGHTER WING – F-22 DEMONSTRATION TEAM – OCP

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   3.5 inch-90mm

 

F-22 DEMONSTRATION TEAM

The Air Combat Command F-22 Demonstration Team at Langley Air Force Base performs precision aerial maneuvers to demonstrate the unique capabilities of the world’s only operational fifth-generation fighter aircraft. Team members also exhibit the professional qualities the Air Force develops in the people who fly, maintain and support these aircraft.

 

1st FIGHTER WING (ACC)

Lineage. Established as 1 Fighter Wing on 28 Jul 1947. Organized on 15 Aug 1947. Redesignated 1 Fighter-Interceptor Wing on 16 Apr 1950. Inactivated on 6 Feb 1952. Redesignated 1 Fighter Wing (Air Defense) on 14 Sep 1956. Activated on 18 Oct 1956. Redesignated: 1 Tactical Fighter Wing on 1 Oct 1970; 1 Fighter Wing on 1 Oct 1991.

Assignments. Twelfth Air Force, 15 Aug 1947; Fourth Air Force, 20 Dec 1948; Fifteenth Air Force, 1 May 1949 (attached to 22 Bombardment Wing, 1 Jul 1949-1 Apr 1950); Fourth Air Force, 1 Jul 1950 (attached to Western Air Defense Force, 1-31 Jul 1950); Western Air Defense Force, 1 Aug 1950-6 Feb 1952 (attached to: Southern California Air Defense Sector [Provisional], 7 Aug-19 Sep 1950; 27 Air Division, 20 Sep 1950-c. 6 Feb 1952). 30 Air Division, 18 Oct 1956; Detroit Air Defense Sector, 1 Apr 1959; 34 Air Division, 1 Apr 1966; 23 Air Division, 1 Dec 1969; 26 Air Division, 31 Dec 1969; 836 Air Division, 1 Oct 1970; Ninth Air Force, 30 Sep 1971-.

Components. Wings. 22 Bombardment: attached 10 May-30 Jun 1949. 67 Reconnaissnce (later, 67 Tactical Reconnaissance): attached 25 Nov 1947-28 Mar 1949. Groups. 1 Fighter (later, 1 Fighter-Interceptor; 1 Fighter; 1 Operations): 15 Aug 1947-6 Feb 1952 (detached 15 Aug 1950-3 Jun 1951); 18 Oct 1956-1 Feb 1961; 1 Oct 1991-. 1 Rescue: 14 Jun 1995-1 Apr 1997. 67 Reconnaissnce: 15 Aug-25 Nov 1947. Squadrons. 6 Airborne Command and Control: 19 Apr 1976-1 Oct 1991. 7 Liaison: 1 Sep 1947-28 Mar 1949. 27 Tactical Fighter: 1 Jul 1971-1 Oct 1991 (detached 7 Aug 1990-8 Mar 1991). 45 Tactical Fighter: 1 Oct 1970-1 Jul 1971. 46 Tactical Fighter: 1 Oct 1970-1 Jul 1971. 47 Tactical Fighter: 1 Oct 1970-1 Jul 1971. 71 Fighter-Interceptor (later, 71 Tactical Fighter): 1 Feb 1961-16 Jan 1967; 1 Jul 1971-1 Oct 1991 (detached 7 Aug 1990-8 Mar 1991). 84 Fighter-Interceptor: 31 Dec 1969-1 Oct 1970. 94 Fighter-Interceptor (later, 94 Tactical Fighter): attached 15 Aug 1950-3 Jun 1951; assigned 1 Feb 1961-1 Dec 1969 (detached 24 May-3 Nov 1969); assigned 1 Jul 1971-1 Oct 1991. 188 Fighter-Interceptor: attached 15 Jun 1951-6 Feb 1952. 4424 Combat Crew Training: 1 Oct 1970-30 Jun 1972. 4501 Tactical Fighter Replacement: 1 Oct 1971-30 Jun 1975. Flights. 4401 Helicopter: 31 Mar 1987-1 Oct 1991.

Stations. March Field (later, AFB), CA, 15 Aug 1947; George AFB, CA, 18 Jul 1950; Norton AFB, CA, 1 Dec 1951-6 Feb 1952. Selfridge AFB, MI, 18 Oct 1956; Hamilton AFB, CA, 31 Dec 1969; MacDill AFB, FL, 1 Oct 1970; Langley AFB, VA, 30 Jun 1975-

Aircraft. P (later, F)-80, 1947-1949; RF-80, 1947-1949; FA (later, RB)-26, 1947-1949; L-13, 1947-1949; B-26, 1948-1949; L-4, 1948-1949; L-5, 1948-1949; F-86, 1949-1952; B-29, 1949; F-51, 1951-1952. F-86, 1956-1960; F/TF-102, 1958-1960; F-106, 1960-1969, 1969-1970; F-4, 1970-1975; B-57, 1970-1972; F-15, 1975-; EC-135, 1976-1992; HH-3, 1993-1994; HC-130, 1993-1997; C-21, 1993-1997; HH-60, 1994-1997; F-22, 2005-.

Operations. Trained in fighter and reconnaissance operations and supported strategic bombardment training, 1947-1950. Was integrated experimentally with a reconnaissance wing, 1947-1949, and with a bombardment wing, 1949-1950, sharing commanders during much of this time. Supported Operation Haylift, a humanitarian effort to deliver food to snowbound cattle in the western United States, 1949. Provided air defense in southern California from mid-1950 until inactivated in 1952. Provided air defense in the upper Midwest area, 1956 through 1969, then moved to central California, still in an air defense role. Had no tactical units under its control, May-Nov 1969. Moved to Florida in Oct 1970, where its mission changed to tactical fighter, assuming operational commitments of the 15 TFW. Assumed an F-4 transitional and replacement pilot training role in 1971. Moved to Virginia in 1975 and converted to F-15s. Participated in the F-15 weapons system evaluation program in 1976. Operated UH-1 helicopters to meet command requirements and range support, 1975-1995. Added the 6 Airborne Command and Control Squadron, equipped with EC-135 aircraft in Apr 1976 and supported US Commander-in-Chief Atlantic (USCINCLANT) with deployments throughout the Atlantic region until early 1992. Deployed 27 and 71 Fighter Squadrons and support personnel to participate in UN operations to free Kuwait, Aug 1990-Mar 1991. Continued deployments of squadron elements on a rotational basis to Saudi Arabia as part of peacekeeping force, Mar 1991-1997. Controlled an air rescue mission at Patrick AFB, FL, from Feb 1993, including deploying combat search and rescue forces to Southwest Asia, Iceland, and elsewhere, until those forces were reassigned on 1 Apr 1997. Fulfilled an operational support airlift role, 1 Apr 1993-1 Apr 1997. Tested the Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) rapid deployment concept, Apr-Jun 1996. For several months following Sep 11, 2001, performed homeland defense operations, maintained aircraft on alert, and flew combat air patrol missions. Deployed units and elements to support the war on terrorism. First wing to implement the Combat Wing Organization reorganization in 2003. Received first F/A-22 Raptor aircraft in 2005.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1975-31 Oct 1976; 15 Jun 1982-15 Jun 1984; 16 Jun 1984-15 Jun 1986; 1 Jun 1995-31 May 1997; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2000-31 May 2001.

Bestowed Honors. Authorized to display honors earned by the 1 Operations Group prior to 15 Aug 1947. Service Streamers. None. Campaign Streamers. World War I: Champagne-Marne; Aisne-Marne; Oise-Aisne; St Mihiel; Meuse-Argonne; Lorraine Defensive Sector; Champagne Defensive Sector. World War II: Air Offensive, Europe; Algeria-French Morocco; Tunisia; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Anzio; Rome-Arno; Normandy; Northern France; Southern France; North Apennines; Rhineland; Central Europe; Po Valley; Air Combat, EAME Theater. Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: Italy, 25 Aug 1943; Italy, 30 Aug 1943; Ploesti, Rumania, 18 May 1944.

Emblem. Approved for 1 Fighter Group on 10 Feb 1924 and for 1 Fighter Wing on 22 May 1957.

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