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318 Range Squadron (ACC)

Lineage. Constituted as 318 Interceptor Control Squadron on 2 Feb 1942. Redesignated 318 Fighter Control Squadron on 15 May 1942. Activated on 15 Oct 1942. Redesignated: 614 Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron on 1 Aug 1946; 614 Radar Squadron (SAGE) on 1 Mar 1963. Inactivated on 1 Aug 1963. Redesignated 318 Range Squadron on 26 Aug 2019. Activated on 1 Oct 2019.

Assignments. 318 Pursuit (later, Fighter) Group, 2 Feb 1942; 7 Fighter Wing, 22 Jul 1944; 526 Aircraft Control and Warning Group, 1 Aug 1946; 81 Fighter Wing, 1 May 1948; Pacific Air Command, 27 Sep 1948; 81 Fighter Wing, 28 Feb 1949; 1500 Air Base Group, 1 Jun 1949; 32 Air Division, 1 Jul 1952; 4707 Defense Wing, 16 Feb 1953; 35 Air Division, 24 Dec 1953; 85 Air Division, 15 May 1956; 35 Air Division, 1 Sep 1958; 32 Air Division, 15 Nov 1958; Washington Air Defense Sector, 1 Jul 1961-1 Aug 1963. 318 Cyberspace Operations Group, 1 Oct 2019-.

Stations. Hickam Field (later, Hickam AFB), HI, 20 Oct 1942; Wheeler Field, HI, 10 Feb 1943; Ft. Shafter, HI, 19 Mar 1943; Kahuka AB, HI, 1 Aug 1946; Hickam AFB, HI, 7 Feb 1949; Grenier AFB, NH, 17 Apr 1952; Dobbins AFB, GA, 24 Dec 1953; Andrews AFB, MD, 15 May 1956; Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station, NC, 16 Apr 1957-1 Aug 1963. Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX, 1 Oct 2019-.

Operations. Built and operated a VHF fighter control system that would facilitate fighter interception in defense of the Hawaiian Islands, 1942-1943. Operated ground control interceptor stations and all radar installations on Oahu Island, Hawaii, 1946-1952. Facilitate test and evaluation of new weapons systems.

Service Streamers. World War II, Asiatic-Pacific Theater.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. None.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors, through 6 Jan 2021.

Supersedes statement prepared on 22 May 2007.

Emblem. Approved 3 Feb 1958.

Prepared by James Musser.

Reviewed by Margaret Ream.