9th Weather Reconnaissance Wing

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9th Weather Reconnaissance Wing
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Emblem of the 9th Weather Reconnaissance Wing
Active 1962-1975
Country United States United States
Branch Flag of the United States Air Force.png Air Force
Role Reconnaissance
Part of Air Weather Service
9th Weather Reconnaissance Group - Emblem, 1962-1965

The 9th Weather Reconnaissance Wing is an inactive United States Air Force organization. Its last assignment was with the Air Weather Service, being stationed at McClellan Air Force Base, California. It was inactivated on 31 August 1975.

History[edit]

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 Arctic, Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Lineage[edit]

  • Constituted 9th Weather Reconnaissance Group, 8 February 1962
Re-designated: 9th Weather Reconnaissance Wing, 1 July 1965
Inactivated on 31 August 1975

Assignments[edit]

Stations[edit]

Components[edit]

Kindley AFB, Bermuda, 8 February 1962
Hunter AFB, Georgia, 31 Aug 1963
Ramey AFB, Puerto Rico, 15 Jun 1966
Keesler AFB, Mississippi, 1 Jul 1973-31 August 1975
Andersen AFB, Guam, 8 February 1962-31 August 1975
Yokota AB, Japan, 8 February 1962-15 January 1972
Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, 16 February 1962
RAAF Base Laverton, Laverton, Victoria, Australia, 1 September 1963 - 9 July 1965
Avalon Airport, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 9 July 1965
Hickam AFB, Hawaii, 15 September 1965 – 10 November 1969
Assets reassigned to: 58th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron: 1 February 1964-1 July 1974
Kirtland AFB, New Mexico

Aircraft[edit]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

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