963rd EXPEDITIONARY AIRBORNE AIR CONTROL SQUADRON – RESOLUTE HUNTER 2022

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963rd AIRBORNE AIR CONTROL SQUADRON

Lineage. 3d Search Attack Squadron (Heavy) (constituted 3d Sea-Search Attack Squadron [Heavy] on 7 Dec 1942; activated on 10 Dec 1942; redesignated 3d Search Attack Squadron [Heavy] on 22 Nov 1943; disbanded on 10 Apr 1944; reconstituted on 19 Sep 1985) consolidated (19 Sep 1985) with the 163d Liaison Squadron (constituted on 11 May 1944; activated on 15 May 1944; inactivated on 27 Jan 1946; activated on 3 Oct 1946; inactivated on 1 Apr 1949) and the 963d Airborne Warning and Control Squadron (constituted 963d Airborne Early Warning and Control Squadron on 8 Dec 1954; activated on 8 Mar 1955; inactivated on 30 Apr 1976; redesignated 963d Airborne Warning and Control Squadron on 5 May 1976; activated on 1 Jul 1976). Redesignated 963d Airborne Air Control Squadron on 1 Jul 1994.

Assignments. 1st Sea-Search Attack Group (later, 1st Sea-Search Attack Unit; 1st Search Attack Group), 10 Dec 1942-10 Apr 1944. III Tactical Air Division, 15 May 1944; Army Air Forces, Pacific Ocean Areas, 20 Jan 1945 (attached to Tenth Army for operations, 20 Jan 1945-); Seventh Air Force, 14 Jul 1945 (remained attached to Tenth Army to 10 Aug 1945); VII Bomber Command, 1 Dec 1945; Pacific Air Command, US Army, 25 Dec 1945-27 Jan 1946. Ninth Air Force, 3 Oct 1946; Tenth Air Force, 1 Dec 1948-1 Apr 1949. 8th Air Division, 8 Mar 1955 (attached to Airborne Early Warning and Control Wing, Provisional, 8 Mar-7 Jul 1955); 552d Airborne Early Warning and Control Wing (later, 552d Airborne Warning and Control Group), 8 Jul 1955-30 Apr 1976. 552d Airborne Warning and Control Wing (later, 552d Airborne Warning and Control Division; 552d Airborne Warning and Control Wing; 552d Air Control Wing), 1 Jul 1976; 552d Operations Group, 29 May 1992-.

Stations. Langley Field, VA, 10 Dec 1942-10 Apr 1944. Cox Field, TX, 15 May 1944; Brownwood AAfld, TX, 8 Oct 1944-1 Jan 1945; Schofield Barracks, TH, 20 Jan-6 Apr 1945; Okinawa, 3 May 1945; Ft William McKinley, Luzon, c. 24 Dec 1945-27 Jan 1946. Marshall Field (later, AFB), KS, 3 Oct 1946-1 Apr 1949. McClellan AFB, CA, 8 Mar 1955-30 Apr 1976. Tinker AFB, OK, 1 Jul 1976-.

Aircraft. B-18, 1942-1943; B-24, 1943-1944. L-5, 1944-1945; UC-64, 1944; L-4, 1945. L-5, 1946-1949; C-45, 1946-1947; R-5, 1947-1949; R-6, 1947; L-13, 1948-1949; H-5, 1948-1949. RC-121, 1955-1959, 1961-1963; TC-121, 1959-1961, 1972-1975; EC-121, 1963-1972; C-121, 1969-1976. E-3, 1977-.

Operations. Tested electronic equipment and trained crews for antisubmarine operations; antisubmarine patrols, 1943. Replacement training unit, Jun-Oct 1944. Combat in Western Pacific, 16 May-c. 1 Jul 1945. Long-range surveillance, 1955-1974. Rotated aircrews to Southeast Asia, c. 4 Apr 1965-17 May 1974. Combat support in Panama, 20 Dec 1989-24 Jan 1990, and Southwest Asia, 17 Jan-6 Mar 1991.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Antisubmarine, American Theater; Ryukyus. Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. Panama, 1989-1990.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat “V” Device: 1 Jul 1969- 30 Jun 1970; 1 Jul 1971-31 Dec 1972. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1961-30 Jun 1963; 15 Apr 1965-1 Jul 1966; 2 Jul 1966-1 Jul 1968; 1 Jul 1970-30 Jun 1971; 1 Jul 1974-30 Jun 1975; 1 Jul 1977-30 Jun 1978; 1 Jul 1978-30 Jun 1980; 1 Jul 1982-30 Jun 1984; 1 May 1985-30 Apr 1987; 1 May 1987-30 Apr 1989; 1 Dec 1989-1 Dec 1991. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966-28 Jan 1973.

Emblem. Approved on 24 May 1977; replaced emblem approved on 15 Aug 1956.

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Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm