49th FIGHTER TRAINING SQUADRON – OCP

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49th FIGHTER TRAINING SQUADRON (AETC)

Lineage. Constituted 49 Pursuit Squadron (Fighter) on 20 Nov 1940. Activated on 15 Jan 1941. Redesignated: 49 Fighter Squadron (Twin Engine) on 15 May 1942; 49 Fighter Squadron, Two Engine, on 28 Feb 1944. Inactivated on 9 Sep 1945. Redesignated 49 Fighter Squadron, Jet Propelled, and activated, on 20 Nov 1946. Redesignated 49 Fighter Squadron, Jet, on 26 Jul 1948. Inactivated on 2 Oct 1949. Redesignated 49 Fighter-Interceptor Squadron on 11 Sep 1952. Activated on 1 Nov 1952. Inactivated on 7 Jul 1987. Redesignated 49 Flying Training Squadron on 11 May 1990. Activated on 25 Jun 1990. Inactivated on 18 Sep 1992. Activated on 1 Jul 1993. Redesignated 49 Fighter Training Squadron on 19 May 2003.

Assignments. 14 Pursuit (later, 14 Fighter) Group, 15 Jan 1941-9 Sep 1945. 14 Fighter Group, 20 Nov 1946-2 Oct 1949. 4711 Defense (later, 4711 Air Defense) Wing, 1 Nov 1952; 4707 Air Defense Wing, 5 Nov 1955; 32 Air Division, 16 Jun 1956; Boston Air Defense Sector, 1 Aug 1958; 4727 Air Defense Group, 1 Jul 1959; Syracuse Air Defense Sector, 15 Oct 1959; Boston Air Defense Sector, 4 Sep 1963; 35 Air Division, 1 Apr 1966; 21 Air Division, 19 Nov 1969; 24 Air Division, 23 Sep 1983-7 Jul 1987. 14 Flying Training Wing, 25 Jun 1990; 14 Operations Group, 15 Dec 1991-18 Sep 1992. 14 Operations Group, 1 Jul 1993; 479 Flying Training Group, 10 Oct 2000; 14 Operations Group, 10 May 2007-.

Stations. Hamilton Field, CA, 15 Jan 1941; March Field, CA, 10 Jun 1941 (operated from San Diego, CA, 7-12 Dec 1941); Hamilton Field, CA, 9 May-16 Jul 1942; Atcham, England, 18 Aug-28 Oct 1942; Tafaraoui, Algeria, 15 Nov 1942; Youks-les-Bains, Algeria, 22 Nov 1942; Berteaux, Algeria, 9 Jan 1943; Mediouna, French Morocco, 5 Mar 1943; Telergma, Algeria, 5 May 1943; El Bathan, Tunisia, 3 Jun 1943; Ste-Marie-du-Zit, Tunisia, 25 Jul 1943; Triolo Airfield, Italy, 12 Dec 1943 (operated from Corsica, 10-21 Aug 1944); Lesina, Italy, Sep-9 Sep 1945. Dow Field (later, AFB), ME, 20 Nov 1946-2 Oct 1949. Dow AFB, ME, 1 Nov 1952; Laurence G. Hanscom Field, MA, 5 Nov 1955; Griffiss AFB, NY, 1 Jul 1959-7 Jul 1987. Columbus AFB, MS, 25 Jun 1990-18 Sep 1992. Columbus AFB, MS, 1 Jul 1993; Moody AFB, GA, 31 Dec 2000; Columbus AFB, MS, 10 May 2007-.

Aircraft. P-40, P-43, and P-66, 1941; P-38, 1941-1945. P-47, 1946-1949; P-84, 1947-1949. F-80, 1952-1953; F-86, 1953-1959; T-33, 1952-1953, 1956-1986; F-89, 1959; F-101, 1959-1968; F-106, 1968-1987. T-38, 1990-1992. AT-38, 1993-2000; T-38, 2000-.

Operations. Air defense patrols, 7-12 Dec 1941. Combat in European and Mediterranean Theaters of Operation, 21 Oct 1942-1 May 1945. Air defense, 1947-1949, and 1952-1987. Undergraduate pilot training, 1990-1992. Taught basic procedures and techniques of fighter employment, 1993-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Air Offensive, Europe; Tunisia; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Anzio; Rome-Arno; Normandy; Northern France; Southern France; North Apennines; Rhineland; Central Europe; Po Valley; Air Combat, EAME Theater.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: Austria, 2 Apr 1944. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1974-30 Jun 1975; 1 Oct 1975-31 Jul 1977; 1 Jul-17 Sep 1992 and 23 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1994; 1 Jul-1 Oct 2000; 1 Jan 2001-31 Dec 2002; 1 Jan 2003-30 Jun 2004; 1 Jul 2003-30 Jun 2005.

Emblem. Approved on 28 Feb 1995.