19th Tactical
Reconnaissance Squad
19th Squad



The 47th
47th Bombardment
Bombardment Wing
84th Bombardment Squadron (Light)
84th Bombardment 
  85th Bombardment Squadron
85th Bombardment
  86th Bombardment Squadron (Light)
86th Bombardment 
 

84th Bombardment Squadron

84th Bombardment Squadron
HISTORY AND LINEAGE OF THE 84TH SQUADRON

History not available

LINEAGE

Constituted 84th Bombardment Squadron (Light) on 2o Nov 194o. Activated on 15 Jan 3 1941. Redesignated 84th Bombardment Squadron (Tactical) on 1 Oct 1955. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 22 Jun 1962. Redesignated 84th Flying Training Squadron and activated on 22 March 1972

ASSIGNMENTS

47th Bombardment Group, 15 Jan 1941; Twelfth Air Form, 2 Oct 1949; Ninth Air Force (attached to 363d Tactical Reconnaissance Group), 17 Oct 1949; Tactical Air Command, 1 Aug 1950 (attached to 363d Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 1 Sep 1950); 47th Bombardment Group, 12 Mar 1951; 47th Bombardment Wing, 8 Feb 1955-22 Jun 1962.

STATIONS

MeChord Field, Wash, 15 Jan 1941; Fresno, Calif, 11 Aug 1941; Will Rogers Field, Okla, 17 Feb 1942; Greensboro, NC, 16 Jul-17 Oct 1942; Mediouna, French Morocco, c. 18 Nov 1942; Youks-les-Bains, Algeria, 6 Jan 1943; Canrobert, Algeria, 29 Mar 1943; Thelepte, Tunisia, 5 Apl 1943; Souk-el-Arba, Tunisia, 13 Apr 1943; Soliman, Tunisia, c. 1 Jun 1943; Malta, 21 Jul 1943; Torrente Comunelli, Sicily, 10 Aug 1943; Gerbini, Sicily, 20 Aug 1943; Grottaglie, Italy, 21 Sep 1943; Vincenzo Airfield, Italy, 15 Oct 1943; Vesuvius Airfield, Italy, 11 Jan 1944; Capodichino, Italy, 22 Mar 1944; Vesuvious Airfield, Italy, 25 Apr 1944; Ponte Galeria, Italy, 10 Jun 1944; Ombrone Airfield, Italy, 24 Jun 1944; Poretta, Corsica, 15 Jul 1944; Salon, France, 5 Sep 1944; Follonica, Italy, 22 Sep 1944; Rosignano Airfield, Italy, 4 Oct 1944; Grosseto, Italy, 2 Jan 1945; Pisa, Italy, 17-22 Jun 1945; Seymour Johnson Field, NC, c. 12 Jul 1945; Lake Charles AAFld, La, 9 Sep 1945; Biggs Field, Tex, 2o Oct 1946; Barksdale AFB, La, 19 Nov 1948; Langley AFB, Va, 17 Oct 1949-21 May 1952; Sculthorp, England, 31 May1952-22 Jun 1962.

AIRCRAFT

B-18, 1941-1942; A-20, 1942-1945; A-26 (Later B-26), 1945-1949; B-45, 1949;

B-45, 1954-1957; B-66, 1958-1962.

OPERATIONS

Antisubmarine patrols, Dec 1941-Jan 1942. Combat in MTO, 22 Jan 1943-30 Apr 1945.

SERVICE STREAMERS

None.

CAMPAIGNS

Antisubmarine, American Theater; Algeria-French Morocco; Tunisia; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Anzio; Rome-Arno; Southern France; North Apennines; Po Valley; Air Combat EAME Theater.

DECORATIONS

Distinguished Unit Citations: North Africa, 22 Feb 1943; Po Valley, 21-24 Apr 1945. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jul 1958-30 Jun 1960.

EMBLEM

Upon a golden disc edged in red a red devil with white horns courant, white speed lines trailing and carrying over his right shoulder a black drop bomb. (Approved 9 September 1942.)