495th FIGHTER SQUADRON – NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   4.0 inch-100mm

 

495th FIGHTER SQUADRON

Lineage. Constituted 9th Reconnaissance Squadron (Light) on 20 Nov 1940. Activated on 15 Jan 1941. Redesignated 88th Bombardment Squadron (Light) on 14 Aug 1941; 88th Bombardment Squadron (Dive) on 28 Aug 1942; 495th Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 10 Aug 1943. Disbanded on 1 Apr 1944. Reconstituted, redesignated as 495th Tactical Fighter Squadron and activated on 1 Apr 1977; 495th Fighter Squadron on 1 Oct 1991. Inactivated on 13 Dec 1991. 495th Fighter Squadron to be reconstituted in 2021.

Assignments. 48th Bombardment (later Fighter-Bomber) Group, attached on 15 Jan 1941, and assigned on 14 Aug 1941; 407th Fighter-Bomber Group, Mar-1 Apr 1944. 48th Tactical Fighter Wing (later Fighter Wing) , 1 Apr 1977-13 Dec 1991.

Stations. Savannah, GA, 15 Jan 1941; Will Rogers Field, OK, 26 May 1941; Savannah, GA. 7 Feb 1942; Key Field, MS, 28 Jun 1942; William Northern Field, TN, 20 Aug 1943; Galveston AAFld, TX, Mar-1 Apr 1944. RAF Lakenheath, UK, 1 Apr 1977-13 Dec 1991.

Aircraft. B-18, 1941; A-20, 1941-1943; p-39, 1942-1944; P-40, 1942-1944; A-35, 1943; A-24, 1943; P-47, 1944. F-111, 1977-1991. F-35, 2021-.

Operations. Antisubmarine patrols, Mar-Apr 1942. Replacement training, 1943-1944. Replacement training unit for F-111F pilots and Weapon Systems Officers, 1977-1991.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaigns, Antisubmarine, American

Decorations. None.

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