340th EXPEDITIONARY AIR REFUELING SQUADRON – NKAWIG…N! POCKET TAB

$3.00

23 in stock

Description

Computer made/mounted on velcro   2.0 inch-50mm

 

340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron

Lineage. Constituted 340th Fighter Squadron on 24 Sep 1942. Activated on 30 Sep 1942. Inactivated on 10 May 1946. Redesignated 340th Air Refueling Squadron on 20 Oct 1952. Inactivated on 15 Oct 1962. Redesignated 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron in 2003-Present.

Assignments. 348th Fighter Group, 30 Sep 1942-10 May 1946. 340th Bombardment Wing, 20 Oct 1952-1 July 1953 (detached); 18 Jan 1954-15 Oct 1962. 93d Bombardment Wing, 20 Oct 1952-18 Jan 1954(not operational, 20 Oct 1952-c. 15 Jan 1953); 379th Air Expeditionary Operations Group, 2003-Present.

Stations. Mitchell Field, NY, 30 Sep 1942; Bradley Field, CT, 30 Sep 1942; Westover Field, MA, 30 Oct 1942; Hillsgrove, RI, 23 Jan 1943; Westover Field, MA, 26 Apr-9 May 1943; PortMoresby, New Guinea, 23 Jan 1943; Finschhafen, New Guinea, 13 Dec 1943; Saidor, New Guinea, 13 Mar 1944; Wakde, 26 May 1944; Noemfoor, 24 Aug 1944; Tacloban, Leyte, 30 Nov 1944; Tanauan, Leyte, 14 Dec 1944; San Marcelino, Luzon, 4 Feb 1945; Florida-Blanca, Luzon, c. 15 May 1945; Ie Shima, 9 Jul 1945; Kanoya, Japan, 9 Sep 1945; Itami, Japan, c. 20 Oct 1945-10 May 1946; Sedalia (later, Whiteman) AFB MO, 20 Oct 1952; Castle AFB, CA. 20 Oct 1952-18 Jan 1954; Whiteman AFB, MO, 18 Jan 1954-15 Oct 1962. (deployed: RAF Lakenheath, UK, Sep 1955-Nov 1955; Thule AB, Greenland, 29 Oct 1956-31 Dec 1956). Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, 2003- Present.

Aircraft. P-47, 1942-1945; P-51, 1945; KC-97, 1954-1962. KC-135R/T, 2003-Present.

Operations. Combat in Southwest Pacific and Western Pacific, 30 Jul 1943-15 Aug 1945. Air Refueling of USAF units 1952-1962. Reactivated as a provisional squadron as a part of the Global War on Terrorism and conducted effective combat air refueling. Active as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Service Streamers. None

Campaigns. Air Offensive, Japan; China Defensive; New Guinea; Bismarck Archipelago; Western Pacific; Leyte; Luzon, Ryukyus; China Offensive.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: New Britain, 16-31 Dec 1943; Philippine Islands, 24 Dec 1944. Philippine Presidential Unit Citation.

Emblem. Approved 27 March 1943.

Additional information

Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm
Cost of Patch

Vendor