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29 Training Systems Sq (ACC)

29 Training Systems Squadron

29 Training Systems Squadron

Lineage.  Organized as 29 Aero Squadron on 10 Oct 1918.  Demobilized on 12 Sep 1919.  Reconstituted, and consolidated (5 Mar 1935) with the 29 Pursuit Squadron, which was constituted on 24 Mar 1923.  Activated on 1 Oct 1933.  Redesignated as:  29 Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor) on 6 Dec 1939; 29 Fighter Squadron on 15 May 1942; 29 Fighter Squadron (Single Engine) in 1943; 29 Fighter Squadron, Single Engine on 20 Aug 1943.  Inactivated on 25 May 1944.  Activated on 21 Jul 1944.  Redesignated as 29 Fighter Squadron, Jet Propelled on 18 Jan 1946.  Inactivated on 3 Jul 1946.  Redesignated as 29 Fighter-Interceptor Squadron on 23 Mar 1953.  Activated on 8 Nov 1953.  Discontinued, and inactivated, on 18 Jul 1968.  Redesignated as 29 Training Systems Squadron on 9 Apr 1993.  Activated on 15 Apr 1993.


Assignments.  Unkn, 1918-1919.  16 Pursuit (later, 16 Fighter) Group, 1 Oct 1933; XXVI Fighter Command, 1 Nov 1943; Second Air Force, 8 Apr-25 May 1944.  412 Fighter Group, 21 Jul 1944-3 Jul 1946.  29 Air Division, 8 Nov 1953; Great Falls Air Defense Sector, 1 Jul 1960; 28 Air Division, 1 Apr 1966-18 Jul 1968.  79 (later, 53) Test and Evaluation Group, 15 Apr 1993; 53 Test Management Group, 1 Oct 2002-.


Stations. Camp Knox, KY, 10 Oct 1918; Godman Field, KY, Jan-12 Sep 1919.  Albrook Field, CZ, 1 Oct 1933; Casa Larga, Panama, 17 May 1942-25 Mar 1944; Lincoln AAFld, NE, 8 Apr-25 May 1944.  Palmdale AAFLd, CA, 21 Jul 1944; Bakersfield Muni Aprt, CA, 5 Aug 1944; Oxnard Flight Strip, CA, 9 Sep 1944; Santa Maria AAFld, CA, 10 Jul 1945; March Field, CA, 6 Dec 1945-3 Jul 1946.  Great Falls (later, Malmstrom) AFB, MT, 8 Nov 1953-18 Jul 1968.  Eglin AFB, FL, 15 Apr 1993-.


Service Streamers.  World War II American Theater


Campaign Streamers.  None


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.   Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Jun 1994-31 May 1996; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000.  Air Force Organizational Excellence Award:  [15 Apr 1993]-31 Dec 1993.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 26 Jun 2017.


Supersedes statement released on 11 Dec 2002.


Emblem.  Approved on 15 Mar 1935. Newest rendition approved on 11 Jan 2016.


Prepared by Carl E. Bailey.