25th FLYING TRAINING SQUADRON – HERITAGE

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25th FLYING TRAINING SQUADRON (AETC)

Lineage. Constituted as 25 Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron on 5 Feb 1943. Redesignated as 25 Photographic Squadron (Light) on 6 Feb 1943. Activated on 9 Feb 1943. Redesignated as: 25 Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron on 11 Aug 1943; 25 Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron on 24 Jan 1946. Inactivated on 1 Apr 1949. Redesignated as 25 Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron, Fighter, on 4 Nov 1954. Activated on 24 Jan 1955. Inactivated on 1 Jul 1957. Redesignated as 25th Flying Training Squadron on 14 Apr 1972. Activated on 1 Nov 1972.

Assignments. 6 Photographic (later 6 Photographic Reconnaissance and Mapping; 6 Photographic Reconnaissance; 6 Photographic; 6th Reconnaissance) Group, 9 Feb 1943 (attached to V Fighter Command after 10 Feb 1946); V Fighter Command, 27 Apr 1946; 315 Composite Wing, 31 May 1946; 71 Reconnaissance (later, 71st Tactical Reconnaissance) Group, 28 Feb 1947-1 Apr 1949 (attached to 315 Composite Wing to Nov 1947). 71 Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, 24 Jan 1955-1 Jul 1957. 71 Flying Training Wing, 1 Nov 1972; 71 Operations Group, 15 Dec 1991-.

Stations. Colorado Springs, CO, 9 Feb-22 Oct 1943; Sydney, Australia, 19 Nov 1943; Brisbane, Australia, 25 Nov 1943-19 Jan 1944; Lae, New Guinea, 3 Feb 1944; Nadzab, New Guinea, 7 Feb 1944; Biak, 23 Jul-16 Nov 1944; Dulag, Leyte, 24 Nov 1944; San Jose, Mindoro, 3 Jan 1944 (detachment at Dulag, Leyte, to 6 Feb 1945; air echelon at Clark Field, Luzon, 14 Jun-14 Jul 1945); Okinawa, 9 Jul 1945; Chofu, Japan, 27 Sep 1945; Itazuke AB, Japan, 10 Feb 1946; Itami, Japan, 30 Mar 1946-1 Apr 1949. Larson AFB, WA, 24 Jan 1955-1 Jul 1957. Vance AFB, OK, 1 Nov 1972-.

Aircraft. In addition to P-38/F-5, 1943-1945, included B-25, 1944; in addition to P-51/F-6, 1946-1949, included L-5, 1946, and F-2, 1947-1948. RF-84, 1955-1957. T-38, 1972-.

Operations. Combat in Southwest Pacific and Western Pacific, 5 Feb 1944-14 Aug 1945. Not operationally manned or equipped, Nov 1945-Feb 1946. Photographic reconnaissance in western United States, 1955-1957. Undergraduate pilot training for USAF, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, and selected foreign allies, 1 Nov 1972-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Air Offensive, Japan; China Defensive; New Guinea; Bismarck Archipelago; Western Pacific; Leyte; Luzon; Southern Philippines; Ryukyus; China Offensive; Air Combat, Asiatic-Pacific Theater.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: Philippine Islands, 18-[20] Sep 1944; Japan, 9 Aug 1945. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan-31 Dec 1975; 1 Jan 1977-30 Apr 1978; 1 May 1982-30 Apr 1984; 1 Apr 1987-31 Mar 1989; 1 Apr 1989-31 Mar 1990; 1 Apr 1990-31 Mar 1992; 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1995; 1 Jul 1996-30 Jun 1997; 1 Jul 1997-30 Jun 1998; 1 Jul 1998-30 Jun 1999; 1 Jul 1999-30 Jun 2000; 1 Jul 2000-30 Jun 2001; 1 Jul 2001-30 Jun 2003; 1 Jul 2003-30 Jun 2004; 1 Jul 2004-30 Jun 2005. Philippine Presidential Unit Citation (WWII).

Emblem. Approved on 13 May 1944 and reinstated on 31 Mar 1995.

Additional information

Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm