Activated 2nd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, Air Route, Medium, 1 Feb 44; Inactivated 28 Dec 45
III Reconnaissance Command [3AF], Jan 44; 10th Weather Region [10WS? / 10AF?], Eastern Air Command [Allied Air Command w/RAF], 14 Oct 44
Key Fld, Meridian, MS, Jan 45; Guskhara Fld, India, 14 Oct 44
The first person was assigned to the 2nd Squadron on 1 February 1944. In August 1944 the squadron departed for the China-Burma-India theater. Mission: to fly weather route reconnaissance over the Hump, from Barrackpore/Guskhara India, to Kunming China and synoptic flights over the Indian Ocean and the stormy Bay of Bengal.
ARMED FORCES EXPEDITIONARY STREAMERS.
Date prepared. 24 Oct 06
Prepared by Joseph Tabaco
AWRA Organizational History
February 7, 2007