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#1 TLHorstead

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 12:13 PM

0002 RECONNAISSANCE TECHNICAL SQUADRON - Barksdale AFB, LA - Approved  24 Jan 1957 - K.jpg

 

     2d RECONNAISSANCE TECHNICAL SQUADRON

 

Lineage: Constituted as 2 Photographic Laboratory Section on 11 Oct 1943. Activated on 02 Nov 1943. Redesignated as 2 Photographic Technical Unit on 09 Oct 1944. Inactivated on 15 Oct 1945. Consolidated (16 Oct 1984) with the 2 Reconnaissance Technical Squadron, which was constituted on 03 Dec 1951. Activated on 10 Dec 1951. Inactivated on 31 Mar 1971.
 

 Assignments: Photographic Reconnaissance Wing (Provisional), 02 Nov 1943, 90th Reconnaissance Wing, 15 Feb 1943; Ninth Air Force, 20 Apr 1945; 1st Tactical Air Force (Provisional), 21 Mar 1945; XII Tactical Air Command, 20 May – 17 Aug 1945; New York Port of Entry, NY, 14 – 15 Oct 1945. Strategic Air Command: 03 Dec 1951; Second Air Force, 10 Dec 1951 – 31 Mar 1971.
 

Stations:  LaMarsa, Tunisia, 02 Nov 1943; Caserta, Italy, 09 Oct 1944; Hagnau, Germany, by 15 Apr 1945; Marseille, France, 05 Sep – 04 Oct 1945; New York Disposition Center, 14 – 15 Oct 1945. Barksdale AFB, LA, 10 Dec 1951 – 31 Mar 1971

 

Awards, Honors and Decorations:    

Service Streamers:    None. 

Campaign Streamers:  World War II   Europe, Africa Middle East Theater of Operations:  Rhineland;  Central Europe.                                                                              

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers:   None.  

Decorations::    Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:      01 Jan 1961 – 31 Oct 1962

 

Emblem:   Approved on  24 Jan 1957

 

Terry L Horstead

 

 

 




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