489th RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   4.0 inches – 100mm

 

489th RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON

Lineage. Organized as 77th Aero Squadron on 13 Aug 1917. Redesignated 489th Aero Construction Squadron on 1 Feb 1918. Demobilized on 6 Mar 1919. Reconstituted and consolidated (1932) with 489th Bombardment Squadron, which was constituted and allotted to the reserve on 31 Mar 1924. Activated, date unkn, [personnel assigned, Jan 1925]. Disbanded on 31 May 1942. Consolidated (1958) with 489th Bombardment Squadron (Medium) which was constituted on 10 Aug 1942. Activated on 20 Aug 1942. Inactivated on 7 Nov 1945. Redesignated 489th Bombardment Squadron (Light) on 24 Oct 1947. Activated in the reserve on 10 Nov 1947. Inactivated on 27 Jun 1949. Redesignated 489th Bombardment Squadron (Medium) on 11 Aug 1958. Activated on 1 Oct 1958. Discontinued, and inactivated on 1 Jan 1962. Redesignated 489th Reconnaissance Squadron on 26 Aug 2011-present.

Assignments. Unknown, 13 Aug 1917-Feb 1918; Air Service Production Center No. 2, Feb-Dec 1918; Unknown, Dec 1918-6 Mar 1919. Ninth Corps Area, [1924(?)]-31 May 1942. 340th Bombardment Group, 20 Aug 1942-7 Nov 1945; 10 Nov 1947-27 Jun 1949. 340th Bombardment Wing, 1 Oct 1958-1 Jan 1962. 9th Operations Group, 26 Aug 2011-present.

Stations. Kelly Field, TX, 13 Aug 1917; Garden City, NY, 5 Nov-4 Dec 1917; St. Maixent, France, 1 Jan 1918; Romorantin, France, 13 Feb 1918; Brest, France, c. 4 Jan 1919-unkn; Camp Stuart, VA, c. 8 Feb 1919; Camp Lee, VA, Feb-6 Mar 1919. Seattle, WA, [1924(?)]-31 May 1942; Columbia AAB, SC, 20 Aug 1942; Walterboro, SC, 30 Nov 1942-30 Jan 1943; El Kabrit, Egypt, 29 Mar 1943; Medenine, Tunisia, 13 Apr 1943; Sfax, Tunisia, 26 Apr 1943;  Hergla, Tunisia, 3 Jun 1943; Comiso, Sicily, c. 2 Aug 1943; Catania, Sicily, 27 Aug 1943; San Pancrazio, Italy, c. 15 Oct 1943; Foggia, Italy 25 Nov 1943; Pompeii, Italy, 5 Jan 1944; Gaudo Airfield, Italy, 24 Mar 1944; Alesan, Corsica, 19 Apr 1944; Rimini, Italy,  4 Apr-16 Jul 1945; Seymour Johnson Field, NC, 9 Aug 1945; Columbia AAB, SC, 2 Oct-7 Nov 1945. Davis Field, OK, 10 Nov 1947-27 Jun 1949. Whiteman AFB, MO, 1 Oct 1958-1 Jan 1962. Beale AFB, CA. 26 Aug 2011-present.

Aircraft. Undetermined prior to 1942. B-25, 1942-1945. A-26, 1947-1949; B-47, 1958-1962. MC-12W, 2011-.

Operations. Base construction and maintenance, 1918. Combat in MTO, 25 Apr 1943-24 Apr 1945.

Service Streamers. Theater of Operations.

Campaigns. Tunisia; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Anzio; Rome-Arno; Southern France; North Apennines; Po Valley; Air Combat, EAME Theater.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: North Africa and Sicily, [Apr]-17 Aug 1943; Italy, 23 Sep 1944.

Emblem. Approved 27 Oct 1959.

Additional information

Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm