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328 WEAPONS SQUADRON (ACC)

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Lineage. Constituted 328 Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Redesignated: 328 Bombardment Squadron, Heavy on 20 Aug 1943; 328 Bombardment Squadron, Very Heavy on 23 May 1945; 328 Bombardment Squadron, Medium on 28 May 1948; 328 Bombardment Squadron, Heavy on 1 Feb 1955; 328 Bomb Squadron on 1 Sep 1991. Inactivated on 15 Jun 1994. Redesignated 328 Weapons Squadron on 24 Jan 2003. Activated on 3 Feb 2003. 

Assignments. 93 Bombardment Group, 1 Mar 1942; 93 Bombardment Wing, attached 10 Feb 1951, assigned 16 Jun 1952; 93 Operations Group, 1 Sep 1991-15 Jun 1994. USAF Weapons School, 3 Feb 2003-. 

Stations. Barksdale Field, LA, 1 Mar 1942; Ft Myers, FL, 18 May-13 Aug 1942; Alconbury, England, 7 Sep 1942; Hardwick, England, c. 6 Dec 1942-15 Jun 1945 (operated from Tafaraoui, Algeria, 7-15 Dec 1942; Gambut, Libya, 16 Dec 1942-25 Feb 1943; Bengasi (Benghazi), Libya, 27 Jun-26 Aug 1943; Oudna, Tunisia, 18 Sep-3 Oct 1943); Sioux Falls AAFld, SD, 26 Jun 1945; Pratt AAFld, KS, 24 Jul 1945; Clovis AAFld, NM, 13 Dec 1945; Castle Field (later, AFB), CA, 21 Jun 1946-15 Jun 1994. Nellis AFB, NV, 3 Feb 2003-. 

Commanders. Capt Addison E. Baker, 26 Mar 1942; Capt Joseph H. Tate Jr., 1 Mar 1943; Capt Roy G. Martin, c. 15 Dec 1943; Maj George O. McCafferty, 26 Jun 1944; Maj Wayne M. Beumeler, 11 Sep 1944; Maj John R. Dowswell, 26 Sep 1944; Capt Earl L. Hehn Jr., c. 15 Jul 1945; Maj Clarence J. Jackson, 29 Sep 1945; Maj Everett E. Zweifel, by Aug 1947; Maj Howard E. Brown, by Oct 1947; Lt Col Jack D. Whitten, unkn; Lt Col Everette E. Zweifel, by Mar 1948; Lt Col Louis S. Sowers, 29 Jan 1949; Lt Col William E. Keefer, 19 Feb 1950; Lt Col Paul H. Francis, c. 15 Nov 1950; Lt Col William J. Simons, 1 Sep 1951; Lt Col Robert G. Smith, c. 5 Jun 1953; Lt Col Kenneth R. Rea, c. 1 Jun 1954; Lt Col Stuart M. Abrams, 26 Sep 1956; Lt Col Eldridge Shelton, 18 Sep 1957; Lt Col James Q. McColl, 15 Nov 1958; Lt Col James H. Morriss, Jul 1960; Lt Col Francis J. O'Sullivan, Sep 1961; Lt Col Leslie W. Brockwell, Jan 1964; Col Franklin G. Rhoades, by 1 Jul 1966; Col Jesse C. McIntire, by Mar 1967; Lt Col Pat H. Bass, by Oct 1968; Lt Col Laverne L. Berneberg, Dec 1968; Lt Col Paul Cottrell, 6 Oct 1970; Lt Col William E. Flanigin, 7 Oct 1970; Col Jesse C. McIntire, 20 Dec 1971; Lt Col Dean O. Gilstrap, 12 Jul 1972; Col Michael J. Sverha, 5 Feb 1973; Lt Col Rodric J. Himebaugh, 4 Feb 1974; Lt Col Charles W. Richey, 1 May 1975; Lt Col James D. Hoopaw, 13 Jul 1976; Lt Col John R. Johnson, 26 Jul 1977; Lt Col Stephen C. Musselman, 22 May 1978; Lt Col Simon A Danigole Jr., 23 Jul 1979; Lt Col Steve R. Smith, 6 Nov 1981; Lt Col Stuart E. MacTaggart, 26 Jul 1984; Lt Col Phillip R. Lumpkin, 29 Jul 1985; Lt Col Wallace G. Herzog, 20 Aug 1986; Lt Col Stan G. Weir, 19 Aug 1988; Lt Col Gregory D. Coffey, 16 Feb 1990; Lt Col Jeffrey J. Parker, 1 Nov 1990; Lt Col Logan R. Kelly, 7 Jun 1991; Lt Col Jerry L. Maxwell, 2 Mar 1992; Lt Col Harry B. McCarraher III, 28 Jan 1994; Maj Warren Montgomery, 27 May-11 Jun 1994; none (not manned), 11-15 Jun 1994. 

Aircraft. B-24, 1942-1945; B-29, 1945-1949; B-50, 1949-1954; B-47, 1954-1955; B-52, 1955-1994. 

Operations. Antisubmarine patrols, May 1942-Aug 1942; combat in ETO and MTO, 9 Oct 1942-25 Apr 1945. Participated in the first globe-encircling nonstop flight in Jan 1957. Provided B-52 combat crew training for SAC, through the 1960s and 1970s. Deployed personnel and equipment to Diego Garcia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, and England, 1990-1991; combat in Southwest Asia, Jan-Feb 1991. 

Service Streamers. None 

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Antisubmarine, American Theater; Egypt-Libya; Tunisia; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Air Offensive, Europe; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air Combat, EAME. Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait. 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None 

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: North Africa, 17 Dec 1942-20 Feb 1943; Ploesti, Rumania, 1 Aug 1943. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1956-1 Jul 1959; 1 Jun 1962-1 Apr 1963; 1 Jul 1971-30 Jun 1972; 1 Apr 1973-30 Jun 1974; 1 Jul 1983-30 Jun 1985; 1 Jul 1988-30 Jun 1990; 1 Jul 1990-29 May 1992; 2 Aug 1990-11 Apr 1991; 30 May 1992-29 May 1994. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 12 May 2003. 

Commanders, Aircraft, and Operations through 15 Jun 1994. 

Supersedes statement prepared on 12 Feb 1991. 

Emblem. Approved on 12 Apr 1955. 

Prepared by Carl E. Bailey. 

Approved by Judy G. Endicott.







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