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28 Intelligence Squadron (AFRC)

In accordance with AFI 84-105, chapter 3, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT authorized without approval of the organization's commander.

In accordance with AFI 84-105, chapter 3, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT authorized without approval of the organization's commander.

Lineage.  Constituted as 28 Photographic Laboratory, Bombardment Group, Very Heavy, on 25 May 1944.  Activated on 1 Aug 1944.  Inactivated on 22 Feb 1946.  Disbanded on 8 Oct 1948.  Reconstituted, and consolidated (18 Sep 2014) with the 28 Intelligence Squadron, which was constituted as the 28 Reconnaissance Technical Squadron on 3 Mar 1950.  Activated on 1 May 1950.  Inactivated on 15 Apr 1955.  Redesignated as 28 Intelligence Squadron on 19 Mar 2014.  Activated on 17 Apr 2014. 

Assignments.   501 Bombardment Group, Very Heavy, 1 Aug 1944-22 Feb 1946.  28 Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, 1 May 1950-15 Apr 1955.  655 Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group, 17 Apr 2014-. 


Stations.   Dalhart Army Air Field, TX, 1 Aug 1944; Harvard Army Air Field, NE, 23 Aug 1944; Fort Lawton, WA, 10-17 Mar 1945; Hawaii, 25 Mar 1945; Tinian, c. Apr 1945; Northwest Field, Guam, c. 14 Apr 1945-22 Feb 1946.  Rapid City (later, Ellsworth) AFB, SD, 1 May 1950-15 Apr 1955.  Hurlburt Fld, FL, 17 Apr 2014-.    


Service Streamers.   None.


Campaign Streamers.  World War II:  Air Offensive, Japan. 


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.   Distinguished Unit Citation: Japan, 6-13 Jul 1945.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 29 Jan 2015.


Emblem.  None on file.  Squadron may design and request approval of an emblem in accordance with AFI 84-105, Chapter 3. 


Prepared by Carl E. Bailey.


Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.