495TH FIGHTER GROUP

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SKU: FG-495-1001-A Categories: , ,

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   3.0 inch-77mm

 

495TH FIGHTER GROUP

Lineage. Established as the 495 Fighter Training Group on 9 Oct 1943. Activated 26 Oct 1943. Disbanded on 15 Apr 1945. Reconstituted and redesignated 495 Fighter Group on 8 Mar 2013-.

Assignments. VIII Air Force Composite Command, 26 Oct 1943; VIII Fighter Command, Dec 1943; VIII Air Force Composite Command, Feb 1944; VIII Fighter Command, Sep 1944; 1 Bombardment Division (later 1 Air Division), Nov 1944-15 Apr 1945; Ninth Air Force, 8 March 2013-.

Components. Squadrons. 24 Fighter, 25 Oct 2019-. (NAS Fort Worth JRB, TX); 315 Fighter, 10 Jan 2016-. (Burlington ANGB, VT); 316 Fighter, 2015-. (McEntire JNGB, SC); 355 Fighter, 5 Oct 2015-25 Oct 2019. (NAS Fort Worth JRB, TX); 358 Fighter, 23 Oct 2015-. (Whiteman AFB, MO); 367 Fighter, c. 23 Oct 2015-. (Homestead ARB, FL); 377 Fighter, c. 7 Nov 2015-. (Montgomery ANGB, AL); 378 Fighter, 8 Nov 2015-. (Truax Field ANGB, WI); 551 Fighter Training, , 26 Oct 1943-15 Apr 1945; 552 Fighter Training, 26 Oct 1943-15 Apr 1945.

Stations. RAF Atcham, England, 25 Dec 1943; RAF Cheddington, England, 15 Feb 1945-15 April 1945; Shaw AFB, SC, 8 March 2013-.

Aircraft. F-16, 2013-; A-10, 2013-.

Operations. Provided forward training on tactics and operations for the European Theater during World War II. Provides an active association between active-duty pilots and their guard and reserve counterparts as an initiative to integrate active-duty Airmen, Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) and Air National Guard (ANG) units to streamline training, spending and resource use.

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