906th

Air Refueling

Squadron

 

 

 



 


One of over 40 tanker squadrons that participated in Southeast Asia operations.


Lineage.

 Consolidated (19 Sep 1985) with the 906 Air Refueling Squadron, Heavy, which was constituted on 9 Mar 1959. Activated on 1 Jun 1959.
 
Assignments.

450 Bombardment Wing, 1 Feb 1963; 5 Bombardment Wing, 25 Jul 1968


Stations.

 Minot AFB, ND, 1 Jun 1959; Grand Forks AFB, ND, 30 Jan 1994;

Commanders.

Lt Col William D. Hatcher, 18 Feb 1966; Lt Col Bruce G. Keltz, Jun 1968; Lt Col Vernon R. Huber, Jan 1970; Lt Col John R. Hamm, Jan 1971; Lt Col James W. Lee, Sep 1972; Lt Col Donald G. Krause, Jun 1974; Lt Col Richard M. Tooke, 25 May 1977;

Aircraft.

KC-135, 1959-.

Operations

Global aerial refueling operations, 1959-. Supported combat operations in Southeast Asia, 1968-1975.
 




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