89th FLYING TRAINING SQUADRON – T-6 – POCKET TAB

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89th FLYING TRAINING SQUADRON (AETC)

Lineage. Constituted as 89 Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor) on 13 Jan 1942. Activated on 9 Feb 1942. Redesignated as: 89 Fighter Squadron on 15 May 1942; 89 Fighter Squadron (Single Engine) on 1 Jul 1942; 89 Fighter Squadron, Single Engine, on 28 Feb 1944. Inactivated on 3 Nov 1945. Redesignated as 89 Flying Training Squadron on 25 May 1972. Activated on 1 Jan 1973.

Assignments. 80 Pursuit (later, 80 Fighter) Group, 9 Feb 1942-3 Nov 1945. 80 Flying Training Wing, 1 Jan 1973; 80 Operations Group, 2 Jan 1998-.

Stations. Selfridge Field, MI, 9 Feb 1942; Farmingdale, NY, 23 Jun 1942; Mitchel Field, NY, 9 Dec 1942-30 Apr 1943; Karachi, India, 29 Jun 1943; Gushkara, India, c. 16 Aug 1943; Nagaghuli, India, c. 15 Oct 1943 (detachment operated from Sadiya, India, Oct 1943; Mokelbaria, India, May 1944; Dergaon, India, Aug 1944); Myitkyina, Burma, c. 15 Sep 1944; Moran, India, 8 May 1945; Dudhkundi, India, 30 May-6 Oct 1945; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 1-3 Nov 1945. Sheppard AFB, TX, 1 Jan 1973-.

Aircraft. P-47, 1942-1943; P-40, 1943-1944; P-47, 1944-1945. T-37, 1973-2009. T-6, 2008-.

Operations. Combat in CBI, 8 Sep 1943-28 Apr 1945. Undergraduate pilot training for USAF and students from selected nations, 1973-1981; Euro-NATO joint pilot training, Oct 1981-.

Service Streamers. World War II: American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: India-Burma; Central Burma.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: Assam, India, 27 Mar 1944. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 10-20 Apr 1979; 1 Jan 1980-31 Dec 1981; 1 Jan 1982-30 Apr 1983; 1 Jul 1999-30 Jun 2001.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, Commanders, Aircraft, and Honors through 2 Mar 2010.

Emblem. Approved on 5 Jun 1944; modified on 18 Jul 1995.