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USAF 110th Bomb Squadron Red Flag 2012-03 Patch

 
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3.75 inch - 95mm
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110th Bomb Squadron Lineage. Organized as 110th Aero Squadron on 14 Aug 1917. Redesignated 804th Aero Squadron on 1 Feb 1918; Squadron K, Kelly Field, TX, on 23 Jul 1918. Demobilized on 18 Nov 1918. Reconstituted and consolidated (1936) with 110th Observation Squadron which, having been allotted to NG, was organized on 23 Jun 1923. Ordered to active service on 23 Dec 1940. Redesignated 110th Observation Squadron (Light) on 13 Jan 1942; 110th Observation Squadron on 4 Jul 1942; 110th Reconnaissance Squadron (Fighter) on 2 Apr 1943; 110th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron on 10 May 1944. Inactivated on 20 Feb 1946. Redesignated 110th Fighter Squadron and allotted to ANG on 24 May 1946. 110th Fighter Squadron extended federal recognition on 23 Sep 1946. Redesignated 110th Fighter Bomber Squadron in Jul 1951; 110th Bomb Squadron (Light), 1 Dec 1952; 110th Fighter Interceptor Squadron in Jan 1953; 110th Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Jan 1960; 110th Fighter Squadron on 15 Mar 1992; 110th Bomb Squadron on 4 Oct 2008-.

 

Assignments. Unkn, 1917-1918; Missouri NG (divisional aviation, 35th Division), 23 Jun 1923; VII Army Corps, c. Dec 1940; II Air Support Command, 1 Sep 1941; 71st Observation (later Reconnaissance; Tactical Reconnaissance; Reconnaissance) Group, 1 Oct 1941; Seventh Air Force, 20 Oct 1945; Far East Air Forces (later Pacific Air Command, US Army), c. 3 Dec 1945-20 Feb 1946. 57th Fighter Wing, Sep 1946-1947; 71st Fighter Wing, 1947-1950; 131st Composite Wing 1 Nov 1950-1951; 131st Fighter Bomber Wing, Jul 1951-1 Dec 1952; 131st Bomb Wing (Light), 1 Dec 1952-1953; 110th Fighter Interceptor Wing, 1952-1960; 7131st Tactical Fighter Wing, 1 Oct 1961-20 Aug 1962 (Berlin Crisis call-up); 131st Tactical Fighter Wing, 1 Jan 1960-15 Mar 1992; 131st Fighter Wing, 15 Mar 1992-13 Jun 2009; 131st Bomb Wing, 4 Oct 2008-present.

 

Stations. Kelly Field, TX, 14 Aug 1917-18 Nov 1918; St Louis, MO, 23 Jun 1923; Lambert-St Louis Mun Aprt, MO, Jul 1931; Little Rock, AR, 3 Jan 1941; Salinas AAB, CA. 22 Dec 1941; Esler Field, LA. 28 Jan 1943; Laurel AAF, MS, 1 Apr-20 Oct 1943; Brisbane, Australia, 5 Dec 1943; Port Moresby, New Guina, 21 Dec 1943 (flight operated from Gusap, New Guinea after 20 Jan 1944); Gusap, New Guinea, 7 Feb 1944 (operated from Tadji, New Guinea after 25 May 1944); Tadji, New Guinea, 5 Jun 1944; Biak, 11 Sep 1944; Dulag, Leyte, 3 Nov 1944-22 Jan 1945 (operated from primarily from Tacloban, Leyte to 24 Dec 1944 and from Sn Jose, Mindoro, 25 Dec 1944-22 Jan 1945); Lingayen, Luzon, 20 Jan 1945; Ie Shima, c. 29 Jul 1945; Chofu, Japan, 6 Oct 1945; Ft William McKinley, Luzon, Dec 1945-20 Feb 1946; Lambert Field, MO. 23 Sep 1943-2009; Bergstrom AFB, TX, 1 Mar 1951-Jul 1951 (Korean War call-up); George AFB, CA. Jul 1951-1 Dec 1952 (Korean War call-up); Toul-Rosieres AB, France, 1 Oct 1961-Whiteman AFB, MO, 4 Oct 2008-.

 

Aircraft. JN-4, 1923-1927; O-2, 1926-1933; JNS-1, TW-3, PT-1, BT-1, O-11, O-17, 1923-1933; O-38, 1933-1941; O-47, c. 1938-1942; O-46, O-49, O-52, L-2, 1941-1942; P-39, 1942-1943; B-25, 1943; A-20, P-40, 1942-1943; P-39, 1944; P-40, 1944-1945; P-51/F-6, 1945; P-51D, 1946-1952; B-26, 1952-1957; F-80, 1953-1957; T-33, 1957; F-84F, 1957-1962; F-100C/F, 1962-1971; F-100D/F, 1971-1979; F-4C, 1979-1985; F-4E, 1985-1991; F-15A, 1991-2004; F-15C, 2004-2009; B-2, 2009-present.

 

Operations. Aircraft maintenance and repair, 1918. Emergency operations while under state control included flood relief in southeastern Missouri, 23 Jan-2 Feb 1937. Antisubmarine patrols, 23 Dec 1941-16 Aug 1942. Combat in Southwest and Western Pacific, c. 21 Jan 1944-14 Aug 1945. Not operationally manned or equipped, 30 Sep 1945-20 Feb 1946. B-2 combat sorties to any spot on the globe, engaging adversaries with large payloads of traditional or precision-guided munitions.

 

Service Streamers. None.

 

Campaign Streamers. Antisubmarine, American Theater; Air Offensive, Japan; China Defensive; New Guinea; Western Pacific; Leyte; Luzon; China Offensive; Air Combat, Asiatic-Pacific Theater.   

 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

 

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: Philippine Islands, 7 Dec 1944; Philippine Islands, 26 Dec 1944. Philippine Presidential Unit Citation.

 

Emblem. Approved on 7 Jul 1949.

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