41st Electronic Combat Squadron Patch

43rd Electronic Combat Squadron Patch

95th Reconnaissance Squadron Patch

97th Intelligence Squadron Patch

While the 55th Wing traces its lineage back to the 55th Pursuit Group of World War II, four of its squadrons actually stood up prior to the wing during World War I.

While the 55th Wing traces its lineage back to the 55th Pursuit Group of World War II, four of its squadrons actually stood up prior to the wing during World War I.

The 41st Electronic Combat Squadron and 43rd Electronic Combat Squadron, who are part of the wing’s 55th Electronic Combat Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., both stood up in 1917 as did the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron and 97th Intelligence Squadron, who are part of the wing’s 55th Operations Group, currently headquartered at RAF Mildenhall, U.K., and Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.

As we pause to remember the Great War 100 years ago, this section will highlight those four units contributions leading up to Armistice Day in November.

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January - Squadrons

The Great War, Squadrons lead the way

MARCH - MOBILIZATION

The Great War, Nebraska Helps U.S. mobilize for war entry.

February - Kicking Mules

The Great War - Kicking Mules make way to Western Front