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1st Weather Squadron

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Country  United States
Garrison/HQ  Fort Lewis, Washington
Size  Squadron
1st Weather Squadron
Active  1937-1944, 1949-1952, 1966-1992, 1992-1994, 1994-present
Branch  United States Air Force
Decorations  Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

The United States Air Force's 1st Weather Squadron is a weather unit located at Fort Lewis, Washington.

Contents

Lineage

  • Constituted as the 1st Weather Squadron on 24 June 1937
  • Activated on 1 July 1937 Redesignated 1st Weather Squadron, Regional Control on 16 June 1942 Redesignated 1st Weather Squadron on 1 November 1943 Disbanded on 7 September 1944
  • Reconstituted c. 21 April 1949
  • Activated on 20 May 1949 Inactivated on 19 May 1952 Organized on 8 January 1966 Inactivated on 15 June 1992 Activated on 15 June 1992 Inactivated on 29 April 1994 Activated on 1 July 1994

    Assignments

  • Office of the Chief of Air Corps: 1 July 1937 (attached to 1st Wing c. 18 December 1940, Northeast Air District [later 1st Air Force])
  • Army Air Forces: c. 24 May 1942 (attached to First Air Force)
  • Flight Control Command: 14 April 1943
  • Weather Wing, Flight Control Command (later AAF Weather Wing), 6 May 1943 - 7 September 1944
  • 2102d Air Weather Group, w20 May 1949
  • 6th Weather Group, 20 April 1952 - 19 May 1952
  • 5th Weather Wing, 8 January 1966
  • Tactical Air Command, 1 September 1991
  • Air Combat Command, 1 June 1992 - 15 June 1992
  • 1st Operations Group, 15 June 1992 - 29 April 1994
  • 1st Air Support Operations Group, 1 July 1994 - present
  • Stations

  • March Field, California, 1 July 1937
  • McClellan Field, California, 4 February 1941
  • Santa Monica, California, 25 November 1943 - 7 September 1944
  • Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, 20 May 1949 - 19 May 1952
  • MacDill Air Force Base, 8 January 1966 - 15 June 1992
  • Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, 15 June 1992 - 29 April 1994
  • Fort Lewis (later Joint Base Lewis-McChord, 1 July 1994 - present
  • Decorations

  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
  • References

    1st Weather Squadron Wikipedia


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