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USAF WEAPONS SCHOOL (ACC)

Posted 8/19/2009 Printable Fact Sheet

Lineage. Constituted as USAF Fighter Weapons School, and activated, on 30 Dec 1965. Organized on 1 Jan 1966. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 1 Sep 1966. Activated on 30 Dec 1981. Redesignated USAF Weapons School on 15 Jun 1993.
 
Assignments. Tactical Air Command, 30 Dec 1965; 4520 Combat Crew Training Wing, 1 Jan-1 Sep 1966. 57 Fighter Weapons (later, 57 Fighter; 57) Wing, 30 Dec 1981-.
 
Stations. Nellis AFB, NV, 1 Jan-1 Sep 1966. Nellis AFB, NV, 30 Dec 1981-.
 
Commanders. Col Floyd White, 1 Jan-1 Sep 1966. Col Michael P. Blaisdell, 30 Dec 1981; Col John D. Logeman Jr., 28 Oct 1982; Col Joseph E. Merrick, 6 Mar 1984; Col Richard B. Meyers, 20 Sep 1985; Col Russell W. Everts, 25 Aug 1986; Col Frank B. Campbell, 1 Mar 1988; Col Ronald E. Keys, 5 Jul 1988; Col L. D. Johnston, Aug 1990; Col Edward C. Land II, Mar 1991; Col Bentley B. Rayburn, 8 Jan 1993; Lt Col Donald O. Ross Jr., 22 Apr 1995; Col Gary R. Dylewski, 7 Jul 1995; Col Stephen T. Sargeant, 16 Apr 1996; Col Daniel P. Conroy, 3 Apr 1998; Col Burton Field, 20 May 2000; Col Robin Rand, 3 Apr 2001; Lt Col John R. Carter Jr., 18 Apr 2003; Col Charles Q. Brown Jr., 6 Jul 2005; Lt Col Gregory L. Thomas, 18 May 2005 (interim); Col Charles Q. Brown Jr., 27 Jun 2005; Col Scott A. Kindsvater, 27 Jun 2007-.
 
Aircraft. Documentation is not clear as to the type aircraft, if any, assigned to the school in 1966. A-10, 1981-; F-4, 1981-1985; F-15, 1981-; F-16, 1981-; F-111, 1981-1995.
 
Operations. Documentation is not clear as to what the USAF Weapons School did during 1966. The school probably conducted training courses in available aircraft of the center. Beginning with activation in Dec 1981, the school conducted formal graduate level instructor courses for pilots and weapons systems officers.
 
Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.
 
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
 
Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2003; 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006. Air Force Organizational Excellence Award: 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 2 Feb 2009.
 
Commanders, Aircraft, and Operations through 30 Jan 2009.
 
Supersedes statement prepared on 30 Mar 1984.
 
Emblem. None. Unit may design and request approval of an emblem in accordance with AFI 84-105, chapter 3.
 
Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.







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