85th FLYING TRAINING SQUADRON – B FLIGHT – NEW

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   4.0 inch-100mm

 

85th FLYING TRAINING SQUADRON (AETC)

Lineage. Constituted as 85 Bombardment Squadron (Light) on 20 Nov 1940. Activated on 15 Jan 1941. Redesignated: 85 Bombardment Squadron, Light, on 20 Aug 1943; 85 Bombardment Squadron, Light (Night Attack), on 16 Apr 1946; 85 Bombardment Squadron, Light, Jet, on 23 Jun 1948; 85 Bombardment Squadron, Light, on 16 Nov 1950; 85 Bombardment Squadron, Tactical, on 1 Oct 1955. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 22 Jun 1962. Redesignated 85 Flying Training Squadron on 22 Mar 1972. Activated on 1 Sep 1972.

Assignments. 47 Bombardment Group, 15 Jan 1941; Twelfth Air Force, 2 Oct 1949; Ninth Air Force (attached to 363 Tactical Reconnaissance Group), 17 Oct 1949; Tactical Air Command, 1 Aug 1950 (remained attached to 363 Tactical Reconnaissance Group to 31 Aug 1950; attached to 363 Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 1 Sep 1950-11 Mar 1951); 47 Bombardment Group, 12 Mar 1951 (attached to 47 Bombardment Wing, 17 Nov 1952-7 Feb 1955); 47 Bombardment Wing, 8 Feb 1955-22 Jun 1962. 47 Flying Training Wing, 1 Sep 1972; 47 Operations Group, 15 Dec 1991-.

Stations. McChord Field, WA, 15 Jan 1941; Fresno, CA, 11 Aug 1941; Will Rogers Field, OK, 17 Feb 1942; Greensboro, NC, 16 Jul-17 Oct 1942; Mediouna, French Morocco, c. 17 Nov 1942; Thelepte, Tunisia, 9 Jan 1943; Youks-les-Bains, Algeria, 16 Feb 1943; Canrobert, Algeria, 27 Feb 1943; Thelepte, Tunisia, 30 Mar 1943; Souk-el-Arba, Tunisia, 16 Apr 1943; Soliman, Tunisia, 1 Jun 1943; Malta, 22 Jul 1943; Sicily, 12 Aug 1943; Grottaglie, Italy, 24 Sep 1943; Vincenzo Airfield, Italy, 15 Oct 1943; Vesuvius Airfield, Italy, 11 Jan 1944; Capodichino, Italy, 22 Mar 1944; Vesuvius Airfield, Italy, 25 Apr 1944; Ponte Galeria, Italy, 13 Jun 1944; Ombrone Airfield, Italy, 26 Jun 1944; Poretta Corsica, 15 Jul 1944; Salon, France, 4 Sep 1944; Follonica, Italy, 16 Sep 1944; Rosignano Airfield, Italy, 4 Oct 1944; Grosseto, Italy, 10 Dec 1944; Pisa, Italy, 17-23 Jun 1945; Seymour Johnson Field, NC, c. 11 Jul 1945; Lake Charles AAFld, LA, 9 Sep 1945; Biggs Field, TX, 20 Oct 1946; Barksdale AFB, LA, 19 Nov 1948; Langley AFB, VA, 17 Oct 1949-21 May 1952; Sculthorpe RAF Station (later, RAF Sculthorpe), England, 31 May 1952-22 Jun 1962. Laughlin AFB, TX, 1 Sep 1972-.

Aircraft. B-18, 1941-1942; DB-7, 1941-1942; A-20, 1941-1945; A-26 (later B-26), 1945-1949, 1950-1951; B-45, 1949-1957; B-66, 1958-1962. T-37, 1972-2004; T-6, 2004-.

Operations. Antisubmarine patrols, Dec 1941-Jan 1942. Combat in Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO), 10 Jan 1943-30 Apr 1945. Undergraduate pilot training, 1972-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Antisubmarine, American Theater; Algeria-French Morocco; Tunisia; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Anzio; Rome-Arno; Southern France; North Apennines; Po Valley; Air Combat, EAME Theater.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: North Africa, 22 Feb 1943; Po Valley, 21-24 Apr 1945. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1958-30 Jun 1960; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1973; 1 Jan 1976-28 Feb 1977; 1 Jan 1979-30 Apr 1980; 1 May 1983-30 Sep 1984; 1 Apr 1985-31 Jan 1987; [1 Feb] 1987-31 Mar 1988; 1 Apr 1988-31 Mar 1989; 1 Apr 1989-15 Mar 1991; 1 Jul 1991-30 Jun 1993; 1 Jul 1997-30 Jun 1999; 1 Jul 1998-30 Jun 2000; 1 Sep 2003-30 Jun 2005; 1 Jul 2005-30 Jun 2007.

Emblem. Approved on 2 Jan 1973; replaced emblem approved on 9 Sep 1944.

Additional information

Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm