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1st Antisubmarine Squadron
The 361st Tactical Missile Squadron is an inactive United States
United States
Air Force unit. It was formed by the consolidation of the 1st Antisubmarine Squadron and the 661st Bombardment SquadronContents1 History1.1 World War II 1.2 Cold War2 Lineage2.1 Assignments 2.2 Stations 2.3 Aircraft3 References3.1 Bibliography4 External linksHistory[edit] World War II[edit] The squadron was organized in Utah, then formed in Washington state and began training as a Second Air Force
Second Air Force
bombardment unit flying patrols in the northwest with Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses, it was prepared for deployment to England
England
as an Eighth Air Force
Eighth Air Force
heavy bombardment Squadron.[1] Moved to Langley Field, Virginia, it converted into a Consolidated B-24 Liberator antisubmarine unit, being redesignated the 1st Antisubmarine Squadron
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B-47 Stratojet
US$1.9 million (B-47E)[1] ($16.4 million in 2016 dollars[2])The Boeing
Boeing
B-47
B-47
Stratojet (company Model 450) was an American long range, six-engine, turbojet-powered strategic bomber designed to fly at high subsonic speed and at high altitude to avoid enemy interceptor aircraft. The B-47's primary mission was as a nuclear bomber capable of striking the Soviet Union. With its engines carried in nacelles under the swept wing, the B-47
B-47
was a major innovation in post-World War II combat jet design, and contributed to the development of modern jet airliners. The B-47
B-47
entered service with the United States
United States
Air Force's Strategic Air Command (SAC) in 1951. It never saw combat as a bomber, but was a mainstay of SAC's bomber strength during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and remained in use as a bomber until 1965
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509th Bombardment Wing
The 509th Bomb Wing
509th Bomb Wing
(509 BW) is a United States Air Force
United States Air Force
unit assigned to the Air Force Global Strike Command, Eighth Air Force. It is stationed at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. The 509 BW is the host unit at Whiteman, and operates the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber. The wing can launch combat sorties directly from Missouri
Missouri
to any spot on the globe, engaging adversaries with large payloads of traditional or precision-guided munitions. The wing's 509th Operations Group
509th Operations Group
is a direct descendant organization of the World War II
World War II
509th Composite Group
509th Composite Group
(509th CG). The 509th CG had a single mission: to drop the atomic bomb. The group made history on 6 August 1945, when the B-29 Superfortress, "Enola Gay," piloted by Col Paul W
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Hugh Pughe Lloyd
Air Chief Marshal
Air Chief Marshal
Sir Hugh Pughe Lloyd
Hugh Pughe Lloyd
GBE, KCB, MC, DFC (12 December 1894 – 14 July 1981) was a senior Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force
commander.Contents1 RAF career 2 Postwar years 3 Honours and awards 4 ReferencesRAF career[edit] Lloyd joined the Royal Engineers
Royal Engineers
as a sapper in 1915 during World War I:[1] he was wounded in action three times before enlisting as a cadet in the Royal Flying Corps
Royal Flying Corps
in 1917 and joining No 52 Squadron,[1] flying the RE.8 on army co-operation missions. After the war, he remained with the RFC (which became the Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force
in 1918) on a permanent commission.[1] In January 1939 he became Officer Commanding No. 9 Squadron,[1] equipped with Wellingtons
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Kenitra
Kenitra
Kenitra
(Moroccan Arabic: قْنيطره‬, Qniṭra; Arabic: القنيطرة‎, al-Qonayṭéra, the little bridge) is a city in northern Morocco, formerly (1932–1956) known as Port
Port
Lyautey. It is a port on the Sbu river, has a population in 2014 of 431,282,[2] is one of the three main cities of the Rabat-Sale- Quneitra
Quneitra
region and the capital of Kenitra
Kenitra
Province. During the Cold War
Cold War
Kenitra's U.S. Naval Air Facility served as a stopping point in North Africa.Contents1 History1.1 Ancient history 1.2 Colonial and recent history 1.3 U.S
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Morocco
Coordinates: 32°N 6°W / 32°N 6°W / 32; -6Kingdom of Moroccoالمملكة المغربية (Arabic) ⵜⴰⴳⵍⴷⵉⵜ ⵏ ⵍⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱ (Berber)FlagCoat of armsMotto:  لله، الوطن، الملك  (Arabic) Allah, Al Watan, Al Malik ⴰⴽⵓⵛ, ⴰⵎⵓⵔ, ⴰⴳⵍⵍⵉⴷ (Berber)"God, Homeland, King"Anthem:  النشيد الوطني المغربي  (Arabic) ⵉⵣⵍⵉ ⴰⵏⴰⵎⵓⵔ ⵏ ⵍⵎⵖⵔⵉⴱ  (Berber) Cherifian AnthemDark green: Internationally recognized territory of Morocco. Lighter green: Western Sahara, a territory claimed and mostly controlled by Morocco
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Boeing B-47 Stratojet
US$1.9 million (B-47E)[1] ($16.4 million in 2016 dollars[2])The Boeing
Boeing
B-47
B-47
Stratojet (company Model 450) was an American long range, six-engine, turbojet-powered strategic bomber designed to fly at high subsonic speed and at high altitude to avoid enemy interceptor aircraft. The B-47's primary mission was as a nuclear bomber capable of striking the Soviet Union. With its engines carried in nacelles under the swept wing, the B-47
B-47
was a major innovation in post-World War II combat jet design, and contributed to the development of modern jet airliners. The B-47
B-47
entered service with the United States
United States
Air Force's Strategic Air Command (SAC) in 1951. It never saw combat as a bomber, but was a mainstay of SAC's bomber strength during the late 1950s and early 1960s, and remained in use as a bomber until 1965
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Strategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command
(SAC) was both a Department of Defense Specified Command and a United States Air Force
United States Air Force
(USAF) Major Command (MAJCOM), responsible for Cold War
Cold War
command and control of two of the three components of the U.S
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Alert Status
The phrase alert state is used in more than one professional discipline.Contents1 National defense 2 Psychology 3 Other 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksNational defense[edit] The phrase alert state is used in milieu variously, although in a capitalized form the reference is of an indication of the state of readiness of the armed forces for military action or a State against terrorism or military attack. The term frequently used is on High Alert [1] Examples are the DEFCON
DEFCON
levels of the US armed forces, probably indicating some degree within DEFCON:2 to DEFCON:4, possibly DEFCON:1 classified with the words as high alert.[2] The British government's UK Threat Levels, probably including the highest three levels of five, these being classified as substantial, severe and critical.[3] Both highest positions within the classification are synonymous with red alert
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Thomas S. Power
General Thomas Sarsfield Power (June 18, 1905 – December 6, 1970) was commander in chief of the Strategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command
and an active military flier for more than 30 years.Contents1 Early career 2 World War II 3 Cold War 4 Awards and recognitions 5 References 6 External linksEarly career[edit] Thomas Sarsfield Power was born in the Bronx, New York City in 1905, a child of Irish immigrants. His parents were Thomas, a dried goods salesman and Mary, who had arrived in the USA in 1900. His parents were from wealthy farming stock but the best land and its livestock was destined for others in Tipperary, Ireland. Power attended Barnard Preparatory School in New York and entered the U.S. Army Air Corps
U.S. Army Air Corps
flying school February 17, 1928
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Pease Air Force Base
Pease Air National Guard
Air National Guard
Base is a New Hampshire
New Hampshire
Air National Guard base located at Portsmouth International Airport at Pease
Portsmouth International Airport at Pease
in New Hampshire. It occupies a portion of what was once Pease Air Force Base, a former Strategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command
facility with a base-related population of 10,000 and which was home to the 509th Bomb Wing
509th Bomb Wing
(509 BW) flying the General Dynamics FB-111A. Pease AFB was closed pursuant to 1991 Base Realignment and Closure Commission action, with the 509 BW transferring to Whiteman AFB, Missouri. In 1983, investigations had shown soil and water contamination with degreasers and JP-4 jet fuel, and in 1990 the base was put on the National Priorities List
National Priorities List
of superfund sites
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VIII Bomber Command
The Eighth Air Force
Eighth Air Force
(Air Forces Strategic) (8 AF) is a numbered air force (NAF) of the United States
United States
Air Force's Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC). It is headquartered at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. The command serves as Air Forces Strategic – Global Strike, one of the air components of United States
United States
Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)
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Malta
Coordinates: 35°53′N 14°30′E / 35.883°N 14.500°E / 35.883; 14.500 Malta
Malta
(/ˈmɒltə, ˈmɔːl-/ ( listen); Maltese: [ˈmɐltɐ]), officially known as the Republic of Malta (Maltese: Repubblika ta' Malta), is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean
Mediterranean
Sea.[10] It lies 80 km (50 mi) south of Italy, 284 km (176 mi) east of Tunisia,[11] and 333 km (207 mi) north of Libya.[12] The country covers just over 316 km2 (122 sq mi),[4] with a population of just under 450,000,[5] making it one of the world's smallest[13][14][15] and most densely populated countries
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Salt Lake City Army Air Base
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City
International Airport (IATA: SLC, ICAO: KSLC, FAA LID: SLC) is a civil-military airport located about 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah
Utah
in the United States. The airport is the closest commercial airport for more than 2.5 million people[4] and is within a 30-minute drive of nearly 1.3 million jobs.[5] The airport is the fourth-largest hub for Delta Air Lines, as well as a hub for Delta Connection
Delta Connection
carrier SkyWest Airlines
SkyWest Airlines
with nearly 300 daily departures. Following Delta and Delta Connection, the largest carriers are Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines.[6] In 2017, 24,198,697 passengers flew through Salt Lake City, representing a 4.5% increase from 2016
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Geiger Field
Spokane International Airport
Spokane International Airport
(IATA: GEG, ICAO: KGEG, FAA LID: GEG) is a commercial airport approximately 5 miles (8 km) west of downtown Spokane, Washington. It is the primary airport serving the Inland Northwest, which consists of 30 counties and includes areas such as Spokane and the Tri-Cities, both in Eastern Washington, and Coeur d'Alene in North Idaho. The airport's code, GEG, is derived from its airfield's namesake, Major Harold Geiger. As of 2015, Spokane International Airport
Spokane International Airport
(GEG) ranks as the 70th-busiest airport in the United States in terms of passenger enplanements.[3] At 3,234,095 total passengers served in 2016, it is also the second busiest airport in Washington
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Ephrata Army Air Field
Ephrata Municipal Airport
Airport
(IATA: EPH, ICAO: KEPH, FAA LID: EPH) is a public use airport located 4 km (2.5 mi) southeast of the central business district of Ephrata, a city in Grant County, Washington, United States.[1] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport
Airport
Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation airport.[2]Contents1 History 2 Facilities and aircraft 3 Cargo Carriers 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] The airfield was established in 1939 as Ephrata Army Air Base. It was used initially as a support airfield for bombing and gunnery ranges in the area (Seven Mile Gunnery School). Transferred to Fourth Air Force in 1940 as a group training airfield for B-17 Flying Fortress
B-17 Flying Fortress
heavy bombardment units (including the 401st Bombardment Group), with new aircraft being obtained from Boeing near Seattle
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