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Posted 06 November 2013 - 12:27 PM

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   8th Reconnaissance Technical Squadron

 

Lineage:  Constituted: as the 3rd Photo Lab Section on 09 Oct 1943.  Activated: on 20 Oct 1943.   Redesignated: as the 3rd Photographic Technical Unit on 10 Nov 1944. Inactivated: on 05  Nov 1945 .  Consolidated: (16 Oct 1984) with the 8th Reconnaissance Technical Squadron, which was Constituted: as the 8th Reconnaissance Technical Squadron on 25  Jan 1952. Activated: on 16 Feb 1952.  Inactivated: on 31 Mar 1970.  Redesignated: as the 3rd Reconnaissance Technical Squadron on 16 Oct 1984; Redesignated: as the 3rd Intelligence Squadron on 06 Oct 2010. Activated: on 01 Nov 2010.

Assignments: 74th Tactical Reconnaissance Group, 20 Oct 1943; Tenth Air Force, 22 Apr 1944; 8th  Photographic Reconnaissance Group, 18 Jul 1944 – 05  Nov 1945 . Eighth Air Force, 16 Feb 195 2 – 31 Mar 1970. 480th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group, 01 Nov 2010 – .

Stations:  Morris Fld, NC, 20 Oct 1943; Campbell AAFld, KY, 08 Nov 1943; Camp Patrick Henry, VA, 13 – 22  Feb 1944; India, 25  Apr 1944; Dinjan, India, ca. Jun 1944; Bally, India, ca. Nov 1944 – 07 Oct 1945 ; Camp Kilmer, NJ  03 – 05  Nov 1945 . Carswell AFB, TX, 16 Feb 195 2; Westover AFB, MA, 01 May 1955  – 31 Mar 1970. Fort Gordon, GA, 01 Nov 2010 – .


Awards, Honors and Decorations: 

Service Streamers:    None                                                                                                      

Campaign Streamers: World War II:  Asiatic – Pacific Theater of Operations:     Central Burma; India-Burma

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers:  None. 
Decorations:    Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:    01 Jul 1965  – 30 Jun 1966. 

 

Terry L Horstead                                                                                                                                       

Emblem:  Approved on 30 Oct 1959




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