653rd Bombardment Squadron, Light, Weather Reconnaissance

Lineage

Constituted 17 Jul 44 as 653rd Bombardment Squadron, Light, Weather Reconnaissance, activated 9 Aug 44, inactivated 19 Dec 45.

Assignments

25th Bombardment Group 1944-5 Sep 45 (attached to 7th Reconnaissance Group Aug 45-Nov 45), 325th Reconnaissance Wing -12 Oct 45, 3rd Air Division -1 Nov 45, VIII Fighter Command -1945.

Stations

Watton, Norfolk, England, UK 1944-5 Aug 45, Chalgrove, Oxfordshire, England, UK -15 Oct 45, Hitcham, Suffolk, England, UK -Dec 45, Camp Kilmer, NJ 17 Dec 45-1945.

COMMANDERS.  

Aircraft B-24 1944 B-17 1944 Mosquito XVI 1944-1945

Operations

SERVICE STREAMERS.

CAMPAIGN STREAMERS.

ARMED FORCES EXPEDITIONARY STREAMERS.

DECORATIONS.  

EMBLEM. 2 Apr 45

Date prepared. 27 Nov 06

Prepared by Bernie Shearon

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