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350 Electronic Systems Wing (AFMC)

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

Lineage. Established as 26 Observation Group on 21 Aug 1941. Activated on 1 Sep 1941. Redesignated: 26 Reconnaissance Group on 2 Apr 1943; 26 Tactical Reconnaissance Group on 11 Aug 1943. Disbanded 11 Nov 1943. Reestablished, redesignated 26 Reconnaissance Group, and allotted to the reserve on 27 Dec 1946. Activated 23 Oct 1947. Inactivated 27 Jun 1949. Redesignated 350 Tactical Electronics Group on 31 Jul 1985. Reestablished, and consolidated (6 Apr 2006) with Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems Wing, which was established on 23 Nov 2004. Activated 17 Dec 2004. Redesignated 350 Electronic Systems Wing on 17 Apr 2006.

Assignments. I Air Support Command, 1 Sep 1941; Third Air Force, 17 Aug 1942; III Air Support Command, 11 Aug-11 Nov 1943. 90 Reconnaissance Wing (later, 90 Air Division, Reconnaissance), 23 Oct 1947-27 Jun 1949. Electronic Systems Center, 17 Dec 2004-.

Components. Squadrons. 4 Reconnaissance: 23 Oct 1947-27 Jun 1949. 10 Reconnaissance: 6 Nov 1947-27 Jun 1949. 14 Observation: 29 Mar 1942-7 Mar 1943. 72 Liaison: 11 Apr-11 Aug 1943. 91 Reconnaissance (later, 91 Tactical Reconnaissance): 17 Jun-11 Aug 1943; 23 Aug-9 Oct 1943. 101 Observation (later, 101 Reconnaissance; 101 Tactical Reconnaissance; 101 Photo Mapping): 1 Sep 1941-9 Oct 1943. 103 Observation (later, 103 Reconnaissance; 103 Tactical Reconnaissance): attached, 23 Dec 1941; assigned 29 Mar 1942-21 Oct 1943. 152 Observation (later, 152 Reconnaissance): 1 Sep 1941-27 Jun 1943.

Stations. Fort Devens, MA, 1 Sep 1941; Hillsgrove AAF, Providence, RI, 12 Sep 1941; Naval Air Station, Quonset Point, RI, 9 Jun 1942; Hyannis Municipal Airport, Hyannis, MA, 10 Jul 1942; Harrisburg Municipal Airport, New Cumberland, PA, 11 Sep 1942; Reading AAFld, Reading, PA, 1 Jun-11 Nov 1943. Niagara Falls Municipal Airport, Niagara Falls, NY, 23 Oct 1947; Custom House Building, Buffalo, NY, 17 Feb 1948-27 Jun 1949. Hanscom AFB, MA, 17 Dec 2004-.

Commanders. Col Louis E. Boutwell, 1 Sep 1941; Lt Col Paul D. Meyers, 12 Aug 1942; Lt Col James P. Gunn Jr., 8 Jun-11 Nov 1943. Unkn, 23 Oct 1947-27 Jun 1949. Brig Gen Katherine Roberts, Dec 2004; Brig Gen Gary S. Conner, Jan 2005; Brig Gen Peter Hoene, Jan 2006-

Aircraft. O-46, 1942-1943; O-47, 1942-1943; O-52, 1942-1943; L-4, 1942-1943; A-20, 1942-1943; B-25, 1942-1943; P-39, 1943.

Operations. Participated in Carolina Maneuvers in fall of 1941. Flew submarine patrols off eastern coast after the US entered the war. Participated in Tennessee Manuevers in late 1942 and provided air support for training ground forces. Trained with the reserves between 1947-1949. Beginning in 2004, designed, developed, produced and deployed systems including Early Warning Radars, Air Operations Centers, Global Command and Control Centers and Theater Battle Management Systems in order to maintain information dominance in Command and Control (C2) and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR).

Service Streamers. Antisubmarine, American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. None.

Lineage, Assignments, Components, Stations, and Honors through 17 Apr 2006.

Commanders, Aircraft, and Operations through Jan 2006.

Supersedes statement prepared in Sep 1955. 

Emblem. Approved 28 Oct 1942. Wing may design and on approval use its unique emblem, in accordance with AFI 84-105. 

Prepared by Patsy Robertson. 

Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.