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USAF WEAPONS SCHOOL (ACC)
Lineage. Constituted as USAF Fighter Weapons School, and activated, on 30 Dec 1965. Organized on 1 Jan 1966. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 1 Sep 1966. Activated on 30 Dec 1981. Redesignated USAF Weapons School on 15 Jun 1993.
Assignments. Tactical Air Command, 30 Dec 1965; 4520 Combat Crew Training Wing, 1 Jan-1 Sep 1966. 57 Fighter Weapons (later, 57 Fighter; 57) Wing, 30 Dec 1981-.
Stations. Nellis AFB, NV, 1 Jan-1 Sep 1966. Nellis AFB, NV, 30 Dec 1981-.
Aircraft. Documentation is not clear as to the type aircraft, if any, assigned to the school in 1966. A-10, 1981-; F-4, 1981-1985; F-15, 1981-; F-16, 1981-; F-111, 1981-1995.
Operations. Documentation is not clear as to what the USAF Weapons School did during 1966. The school probably conducted training courses in available aircraft of the center. Beginning with activation in Dec 1981, the school conducted formal graduate level instructor courses for pilots and weapons systems officers.
Service Streamers. None.
Campaign Streamers. None.
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2003; 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006. Air Force Organizational Excellence Award: 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999.
Emblem. None. Unit may design and request approval of an emblem in accordance with AFI 84-105, chapter 3
The mission of the USAF Weapons School or United States Air Force Weapons School, is to teach graduate-level instructor courses, which provide the world’s most advanced training in weapons and tactics employment to officers of the combat air forces. The USAF Weapons School, headquartered at Nellis Air Force Base, in Nevada with detachments at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Hurlburt Field, Florida, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas,Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico and Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.
The Weapons School accomplishes its mission by providing graduate-level instructor academic and flying courses to USAF Combat Air Forces (CAF) The School conducts extensive technical off-station training and liaison with CAF units. The School publishes the quarterly USAF Weapons Review with worldwide readership. All positions are selectively manned.
The Weapons School’s squadrons include the Weapons Instructor Courses for the following aircraft and systems: A-10 Thunderbolt II, Lockheed AC-130, B-1 Lancer, B-2 Spirit, B-52 Stratofortress, C-17 Globemaster III, C-130 Hercules, F-15 Eagle, F-15E Strike Eagle, F-16 Fighting Falcon, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, HH-60 Pave Hawk, KC-135 Stratotanker, MC-130, MH-53 Pave Low, Command and Control Operations, Intelligence, Space, and Support