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Air Weather Reconnaissance Association


AWRA Organizational History

58 Weather Reconnaissance Squadron

Lineage

Constituted 400th Fighter Squadron on 26 May 1943. Activated on 1 Aug 1943. Redesignated: 400th Fighter- Bomber Squadron on 5 Apr 1944; 400th Fighter Squadron on 5 Jun 1944; 58th Reconnaissance Squadron (Weather) on 7 Jul 1945. Inactivated on 31 May 1946. Redesignated 58th Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron, Medium, Weather, 20 Feb 51; Redesignated as 58th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, 15 February 1954; Inactivated 8 August 58. Reactivated 64; Inactivated 74.

Assignments

369th Fighter Group, 1 Aug 1943; Third Air Force, 7 Jul 1945; III Reconnaissance Command, 21 Jul 1945; Fifteenth Air Force, 31 Mar-31 May 1946. 2107th Air Weather Group, 21 Feb 1951; 7th Weather Group, 20 Apr 1952; 9th Weather Group, 18 Apr-8 Aug 1958. 9th Weather Reconnaissance Group, Military Air Transport Service, 64. 9th Weather Reconnaissance Wing, 1 Jul 1965.

Stations

Hamilton Field, Calif, 1 Aug 1943; Oroville AAFld, Calif, 2 Nov 1943; Hamilton Field, Calif, 16 Mar 1944; DeRidder AAB, La, 28 Mar 194.4; Stuttgart AAFld, Ark, 8 Feb 1945; Will Rogers Field, Okla, 21 Jul 194.5; Rapid City AAFld, SD, 28 Jul 1945-31 May 1946. Eielson AFB, Alaska, 21 Feb 1951-8 Aug 1958. Kirtland AFB, NM, 1964

Commanders

Aircraft

P-39, 1943-1944; A-36, 194; P-40, 1944-1945; B-25 1945-1946; P-61, 1945-1946. WB-29, 1951-1956; WB-50,1955-1958. WB-57, 1964-1974

Operations

Air defense and replacement training until Mar 1944, and afterward replacement training plus air support for army maneuvers until Jul 1945.

Service Streamers American Theater.

Campaign Streamers

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers

Decorations

Emblem Approved 18 Jan 1952

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DATE PREPARED. 1982

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