80 Operations Group (AETC)

Lineage. Constituted as 80 Operations Group on 3 Dec 1997. Activated on 2 Jan 1998.
 
Assignments. 80 Flying Training Wing, 2 Jan 1998-.

Components. Squadrons. 88 Flying Training (later, 88 Fighter Training): 2 Jan 1998-. 89 Flying Training: 2 Jan 1998-. 90 Flying Training: 2 Jan 1998-. 459 Flying Training, 17 Apr 2009-. 469 Flying Training, 10 Apr 2009-.

Stations. Sheppard AFB, TX, 1 Jan 1973-.

Commanders. Col Ulrich Schröder (GAF), 2 Jan 1998; Col Johannes Hassenwert (GAF), 30 Mar 2000; Col Heinrich F. Schneider (GAF), 13 Nov 2003; Col Axel Pohlmann (GAF), 30 Jun 2006-.
 
Aircraft. T-37, 1998-2009; T-38, 1998-; AT-38, 1998-; T-6, 2008-.

Operations. Provided jet, instructor pilot, and fighter fundamentals training for North Atlantic Treaty Organization and USAF pilots, 1998-.
 
Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1999-30 Jun 2001.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, Commanders, Aircraft, and Honors through 2 Mar 2010.

Emblem. Group will use the wing emblem with the group designation in the scroll.

Supersedes statement prepared on 24 Aug 2005.

Prepared by Robert B. Kane.

Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.