103rd Air Control Squadron

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103rd Air Control Squadron
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Active 1946 – present
Country United States
Branch Air National Guard
Type Command and Control
Role "To meet state and federal mission responsibilities."
Garrison/HQ Orange Air National Guard Station, Orange, Connecticut
Nickname “Yankee Watch”
Decorations Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Award, Outstanding Unit Award
Commanders
Civilian leadership President Barack Obama
(Commander-in-Chief)
Michael B. Donley
(Secretary of the Air Force)
Governor Dan Malloy
(Governor of the State of Connecticut)
State military leadership Major General Thaddeus J. Martin
(TAG)
Brigadier General Daniel L Peabody
(AAG)

103rd Air Control Squadron is a National Guard squadron assigned to the Connecticut Air National Guard. It provides theater command with air battle management, radar surveillance, air space control, and long haul communication capabilities to plan and execute combined air operations, air superiority and air strike ground attack operations, and provides state authorities with a dedicated force ready to react to local and national emergencies.

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  • Flying Yankees, a history of the first fifty years of the Connecticut Air National Guard. Compiled by Colonel Carl D. Jenson [and] CMSGT. Edward W. Burton. c1973.
  • “The Flying Yankee Squadron” by Richard W. Owen. In Connecticut circle v.2:no.9 1939:Nov. p. 3-5. About the 118th Observation Squadron.

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