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82 TRAINING WING (AETC)

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Lineage. Established as 82 Fighter Wing on 28 Jul 1947. Organized on 15 Aug 1947. Inactivated on 2 Oct 1949. Redesignated as 82 Flying Training Wing on 22 Jun 1972. Activated on 1 Feb 1973. Inactivated on 31 Mar 1993. Redesignated as 82 Training Wing, and activated, on 1 Jul 1993.

Assignments. Strategic Air Command, 15 Aug 1947 (attached to 307 Bombardment Wing, 15 Aug 1947-15 Dec 1948); Fifteenth Air Force, 16 Dec 1948; First Air Force, 22 Aug-2 Oct 1949. Air Training Command, 1 Feb 1973-31 Mar 1993. Second Air Force, 1 Jul 1993-.

Operational Components. Group. 82 Fighter (later, 82 Operations): 15 Aug 1947-2 Oct 1949 (detached 4 Apr-29 Jun 1948); 15 Dec 1991-31 Mar 1993. Squadrons. 96 Flying Training: 1 Feb 1973-15 Dec 1991. 97 Flying Training: 1 Feb 1973-15 Dec 1991. 98 Flying Training: 1 Jun 1988-15 Dec 1991. 99 Flying Training: 1 Jun 1988-15 Dec 1991.

Stations. Grenier Field (later, AFB), NH, 15 Aug 1947-2 Oct 1949. Williams AFB, AZ, 1 Feb 1973-31 Mar 1993. Sheppard AFB, TX, 1 Jul 1993-.

Commanders. Col Edwin L. Tucker, 15 Aug 1947; Col Henry Viccellio, 19 Jan 1948; Col William B. Offutt, 16 Feb 1948; Col Henry Viccellio, 8 Jul 1948; Col William P. Litton, 1-2 Oct 1949. Col Warren C. Moore, 1 Feb 1973; Brig Gen Norman C. Gaddis, 16 Feb 1974; Col William E. Brown Jr., 17 Jun 1974; Col William S. Henderson Jr., 1 Mar 1975; Col Carl G. Baily, 12 Jun 1976; Col Larry T. Cooper, 11 Jun 1977; Col William J. Breckner Jr., 17 Jul 1979; Col Larry D. Dillingham, 3 Mar 1980; Col William L. Hiner, 1 Jun 1982; Col John E. Jackson Jr., 13 Apr 1984; Col Terry C. Isaacson, 10 Sep 1985; Col William F. Flanagan, 22 Sep 1987; Col Bernard Stecklein, 6 Apr 1988; Col Kurt B. Anderson, 15 Jun 1989; Col Roger A. Alexander, 6 Aug 1992-31 Mar 1993. Maj Gen Dale C. Tabor, 1 Jul 1993; Brig Gen William L. Worthington Jr., 25 Oct 1993; Brig Gen Michael E. Zettler, 5 Jun 1995; Brig Gen Scott C. Bergren, 10 Feb 1997; Brig Gen Sharla J. Cook, 15 Apr 1999; Brig Gen Michael A. Collings, 13 Jul 2001; Brig Gen Arthur J. Rooney Jr., 27 Feb 2002; Brig Gen James A. Whitmore, 1 Jul 2004; Brig Gen Richard T. Devereaux, 25 Aug 2006; Brig Gen O. G. Mannon, 17 Jul 2008-.
 
Aircraft. P (later, F)-51, 1947-1949. T-37, 1973-1992; T-38, 1973-1993.
 
Operations. Trained to maintain proficiency in fighter escort and tactical fighter operations, 1947-1949. Replaced and absorbed resources of the 3525 Pilot Training Wing in Feb 1973 and assumed undergraduate pilot training operations until Mar 1993. Began undergraduate pilot training for females in Sep 1976 and graduated first class of ten women on 2 Sep 1977. Since Jul 1993, has conducted technical, field, and medical training but flew and possessed no aircraft.

Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1978-30 Apr 1979; 1 May 1983-30 Apr 1985; 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1994; 1 Jul 1994-30 Jun 1995; 1 Jul 2005-30 Jun 2006.

Bestowed Honors. Authorized to display honors earned by the 82 Fighter Group prior to 15 Aug 1947. Service Streamers. None. Campaign Streamers. World War II: Air Offensive, Europe; Tunisia; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Rome-Arno; Normandy; Northern France; Southern France; North Apennines; Rhineland; Central Europe; Po Valley; Air Combat, EAME Theater. Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: Italy, 25 Aug 1943; Italy, 2 Sep 1943; Ploesti, Romania, 10 Jun 1944.

Lineage, Assignments, Components, Stations, and Honors through 24 Mar 2010.

Commanders, Aircraft, and Operations through 24 Mar 2010.

Supersedes statement prepared on 29 Aug 2005.

Emblem. Approved on 16 Nov 1994.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.







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