The 9th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing
, Operating Location--8 (OL-8), (later becoming Detachment 1) at Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan.
179; History of the 55th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing
, July 1953, p.
The 100th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing
and its squadrons returned to the United States shortly thereafter; the remaining 147 drones were placed in storage and the units inactivated a year later, on July 1, 1976.
Inactivated after the war, it was reactivated in July 1947 as the 91st Reconnaissance Group within Strategic Air Command, and then designated as the 91st Strategic Reconnaissance Wing
(later, in view of its aircraft types, being redesignated again in July 1950 as the 91st SRW, Medium).
We were part of the 4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing
, on temporary duty (TDY) from our home base of Laughlin AFB (Del Rio, TX), flying out of RAE Brize Norton, near Oxford, England.
1, Jan-Jun 57; 4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing
By late 1949, all SAC reconnaissance assets had been consolidated in three Strategic Reconnaissance Wings
, all under the command of Second Air Force located at Barksdale AFB, La.
Sept) the USAF's 4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing
receives five U-2A aircraft, modified for HASP air sampling including atmospheric gases and particulate sampling devices.
In September 1950, three RB-45Cs reached Yokota Air Base, Japan in a detachment of the 91st Strategic Reconnaissance Wing
Additionally, he was Commander of the 9th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing
(home to the SR--71) during its final operational days.
1, 1960, the Soviets downed a 55th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing
RB-47H in international airspace over the Barents Sea, while it conducted a PARPRO sortie.
Beginning in 1951, the Strategic Air Command's 91st and 55th Strategic Reconnaissance Wings
, and Tactical Air Command's 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, among other U.