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Posted 12/10/2007 Printable Fact Sheet
34 Weapons Squadron Emblem
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Lineage. Constituted 34 Air Rescue Squadron on 17 Oct 1952. Activated on 14 Nov 1952. Inactivated on 8 Sep 1954. Redesignated 34 Weapons Squadron on 24 Jan 2003. Activated on 3 Feb 2003.

Assignments. 2 Air Rescue Group, 14 Nov 1952-8 Sep 1954 (attached to Twentieth Air Force, 1 Jun 1953-31 Jul 1954). USAF Weapons School, 3 Feb 2003-.

Stations. Kadena AB, Okinawa, 14 Nov 1952-8 Sep 1954. Nellis AFB, NV, 3 Feb 2003-.

Commanders. Maj Gilbert H. Callaway, by Dec 1952; Maj Monroe W. Graham, by Jun 1953; Lt Col Robert W. Soderburg, 23 Jul 1953; Maj Harold E. Lanning, Mar 1954; lLt Howard W. Woodford (additional duty), c. Jun 1954-unkn.

Aircraft. SB-29, 1952-1954; H-5, 1952-1954; H-19, 1952-1953; SC/C-47, 1952-1954.

Operations. Replaced Flight D, 2nd Air Rescue Squadron. Provided strike force rescue escort for Okinawa-based B-29s flying combat missions to Korea, Nov 1952-Jul 1953 and search and rescue missions in the Okinawa area. Not operational, c. Mar-Sep 1954.

Service Streamers. Korean Service.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. None.

Lineage, Assignments, Components, Stations, and Honors through 10 Mar 2003.

Commanders, Aircraft, and Operations through Sep 1954.

Emblem. Approved on 7 Aug 1953. 

Prepared by Judy G. Endicott.

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