home  |  leadership  |  gallery  |  reunion   |  news 

Air Weather Reconnaissance Association


AWRA Organizational History

9 Weather Reconnaissance Wing

Lineage

Constituted 9 Weather Reconnaissance Group, 8 Feb 1962; 9 Weather Reconnaissance Wing, 1 Jul 1965; Inactivated . 31 Aug 75.

Assignments

Military Air Transport Service, 8 Feb 1962; Air Weather Service, 1 Jul 1965.

Components
 
Squadrons. 53 Weather Reconnaissance: 8 Feb 1962-31 Aug 75. 54 Weather Reconnaissance: 8 Feb 1962-31 Aug 75. 55 Weather Reconnaissance: 8 Feb 1962-31 Aug 75. 56 Weather Reconnaissance: 8 Feb 1962-15 Jan 1972. 58 Weather Reconnaissance: 1964-1974.

Stations

McClelland AFB, CA, 8 Feb 1962 - 31 Aug 75.

Commanders

 

Aircraft

WB-50, 1962-1963; WB-47, 1963-1969; WB-57, 1964-1974; WC-135, 196?-1975; WC-130, 1965-1975.

Operations

Supported units flying into tropical storms and typhoons in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. Supported unit deployments overseas and space launches from Florida by supporting units flying along routes to provide weather data since. Supported units conducting atmospheric sampling and flying some non-weather reconnaissance and search and rescue missions over the Artic, Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Service Streamers.

Campaign Streamers None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers None.

Decorations

Emblem Approved on 1962.

Lineage, Assignments, Components, Stations, and Honors through

Commanders, Aircraft, and Operations through

For explanatory information on this element, click the link.
HeadingLineageAssignmentsStationsCommanders
Aircraft/Missiles/Space VehiclesOperationsService StreamersCampaign Streamers
Armed Forces Expeditionary StreamersDecorationsEmblem
Acronyms and Abbreviations

AWRA Organizational History

OPR: AWRA
Joseph Tabaco
 
home  |  leadership  |  gallery  |  reunion  |  news

Updated February 9, 2007
Webmaster