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75 FIGHTER SQUADRON (ACC)

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75 Fighter Squadron (ACC) Emblem
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Lineage. Constituted as 75 Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor) on 17 Dec 1941. Redesignated as 75 Fighter Squadron on 15 May 1942. Activated on 4 Jul 1942. Redesignated as 75 Fighter Squadron, Single Engine, on 28 Feb 1944. Inactivated on 5 Jan 1946. Activated on 10 Oct 1946. Redesignated as 75 Fighter Squadron, Jet, on 3 May 1949. Inactivated on 24 Sep 1949. Redesignated as 75 Fighter-Interceptor Squadron on 19 Dec 1950. Activated on 12 Jan 1951. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 30 Jun 1968. Activated on 30 Sep 1968. Inactivated on 30 Nov 1969. Redesignated as 75 Tactical Fighter Squadron on 18 May 1972. Activated on 1 Jul 1972. Redesignated as 75 Fighter Squadron on 1 Nov 1991. Inactivated on 2 Dec 1991. Activated on 1 Apr 1992.
 
Assignments. 23 Fighter Group, 4 Jul 1942-5 Jan 1946. 23 Fighter Group, 10 Oct 1946-24 Sep 1949. 23 Fighter-Interceptor Group, 12 Jan 1951; 4711 Defense Wing, 6 Feb 1952; 4709 Defense Wing, 14 Oct 1952; 519 Air Defense Group, 16 Feb 1953; 23 Fighter Group, 18 Aug 1955; Bangor Air Defense Sector, 1 Jul 1959; 36 Air Division, 1 Apr 1966-30 Jun 1968. 34 Air Division, 30 Sep 1968-30 Nov 1969. 23 Tactical Fighter (later, 23 Fighter) Wing, 1 Jul 1972-2 Dec 1991. 23 Fighter Wing, 1 Apr 1992; 23 Operations (later, 23 Fighter) Group, 1 Jun 1992-.

Stations. Hengyang, China, 4 Jul 1942; Chanyi, China, 17 Aug 1942; Yunani, China, 20 Jan 1943; Lingling, China, 31 Mar 1943; Kunming, China, 26 Apr 1943; Kweilin, China, 11 Oct 1943; Hengyang, China, c. Nov 1943; Lingling, China, 10 Jun 1944; Kweilin, China, 25 Jun 1944; Luliang, China, 12 Sep 1944; Luichow, China, Aug 1945; Hangchow, China, 10 Oct-10 Dec 1945; Ft Lewis, WA, 3-5 Jan 1946. Northwest Field (later, Northwest Guam AFB), Guam, 10 Oct 1946-3 Apr 1949; Howard AFB, CZ, 25 Apr-24 Sep 1949. Presque Isle AFB, ME, 12 Jan 1951; Suffolk County AFB, NY, 16 Oct 1952; Presque Isle AFB, ME, 18 Aug 1955; Dow AFB, ME, 25 Jun 1959-30 Jun 1968. Wurtsmith AFB, MI, 30 Sep 1968-30 Nov 1969. England AFB, LA, 1 Jul 1972-2 Dec 1991. Pope AFB, NC, 1 Apr 1992; Moody AFB, GA, 30 Jul 2007-.

Commanders. Maj David L. Hill, Jul 1942; Lt Col John R. Alison, 1 Dec 1942; Maj Edmund R. Goss, c. Mar 1943; Lt Col E. W. Richardson, c. Oct 1943; Lt Col Philip C. Loofbourrow, c. Mar 1944; Maj Donald L. Quigley, Jul 1944; Maj A. T. House, Aug 1944; Lt Col Clyde B. Slocumb Jr., Oct 1944; Capt John R. Alarie, Dec 1945-c. Jan 1946. Capt Robert D. Cox, 10 Oct 1946; Maj Kenneth C. Jacobs, 1 Feb 1947; Maj Harold C. Gibson, Jan 1948; Maj George B. Hamilton, Oct 1948; Maj Richard R. Coursey Jr., May 1949; Lt Col George J. LaBreche, Jun-Sep 1949. Lt Col Francis J. Vetort, 12 Jan 1951; Maj Edward C. Fletcher, 13 Mar 1952; Lt Col August E. Weil, 1954; Maj George C. McCleary, c. 1955; Lt Col John A. Simmons Jr., 1956; Maj Luverne S. Johnson, c. 1957; Maj James S. Simon, 1959; Lt Col Harold I. Hill, 10 Jul 1959; Lt Col William C. Davis, 20 Aug 1962; Col Morris B. Pitts, 1 Jul 1964; Lt Col Donald F. Chaplain, 23 Jun 1966; Lt Col Robert E. Prince, 1 Nov 1967-30 Jun 1968. Lt Col Monroe E. Blaylock, by Jan-30 Nov 1969. Lt Col Robert D. Reichart, 1 Jul 1972; Lt Col George R. Kennebeck, 16 Mar 1974; Lt Col Hugh D. Ebert, 16 Jun 1975; Lt Col Lawrence G. Hoppe, 9 May 1977; Lt Col William K. Hayes, 31 May 1979; Lt Col Ronald E. Smith, 20 Mar 1981; Lt Col Albert M. Barnes, 1 Sep 1981; Lt Col Robert G. Coleman II, 1 Sep 1983; Lt Col Roger R. Radcliffe, 4 Sep 1985; Lt Col Marvin G. Bass, 24 Oct 1986; Lt Col John D. Smith, 12 Sep 1988; Lt Col Larry A. Reseter, 1 Jun 1990-unkn. Lt Col Phillip Brown, 3 Apr 1992; Lt Col William Dixon, 28 Jan 1994; Lt Col Leonard M. Ritchey, 26 May 1995; Lt Col Marc W. Frith, 11 Mar 1996; Lt Col Wayne C. Pepin, 24 Jun 1997; Lt Col John Allison, 27 May 1999; Lt Col Paul T. Johnson, 16 Jan 2001; Lt Col Raymond Strasburger, 8 Jun 2003; Lt Col Richard Turner, 2 Apr 2004; Lt Col Timothy Rice, 10 Jun 2005; Lt Col Samuel Milan, 1 Jul 2007; Lt Col Derek M. Oaks, 10 Apr 2009; Lt Col David C. Trucksa, 6 May 2011-.
 
Aircraft. P-40, 1942-1944; P-51, 1944-1945. P-47, 1946-1949; RF-80, 1949. F-86, 1951-1955; F-89, 1955-1959; F-101, 1958-1968. F-101, 1968-1969. A-7, 1972-1981; A-10, 1980-1991. A/OA-10, 1992-.

Operations. Combat in China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater, 6 Jul 1942-14 Aug 1945. Air Defense, 1946-1949, 1951-1968, and 1968-1969. Combat in Southeast Asia, 1968-1969; Jul-Aug 1973. Combat in Southwest Asia, Jan-Feb 1991. Rotated personnel and aircraft in support of combat search and rescue (CSAR), close air support (CAS), and forward air control (FAC) missions in Southwest Asia, 1995-2011. Trained and maintained combat-ready personnel and aircraft.
 
Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. World War II: India-Burma; China Defensive; Western Pacific; China Offensive. Southwest Asia: Southwest Asia Ceasefire.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: Hunan Province, China, 17-25 Jun 1944. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device: 1 Dec 1999-31 Mar 2000. Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Jun 2008-31 May 2010. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1980-30 Jun 1981; 1 Jul 1981-30 Jun 1983; 1 Apr 1989-31 Mar 1991; 31 May 1995-31 Mar 1997; 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999; 1 Jun 2000-31 May 2002; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2003;1 Jun 2006-31 May 2007; 1 Jun 2006-31 May 2008.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through Nov 2011.

Commanders, Aircraft, and Operations through Oct 2011.

Supersedes statement prepared on 10 Dec 2007.

Emblem. Approved on 9 Aug 2007.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.

Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.







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