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Tennant Units

This table chronicles the units which were assigned to Wurtsmith Air Force Base throughout its history.

UnitArrival DateDeparture DateAircraft
1st Pursuit Group (intermittent)15 October 1927Unknowntbsl
100th Base Headquarters & Air Base Squadron31 October 19421 December 1942none
1901 QM Truck Co., Avn12 April 194323 December 1943none
403rd Fighter Squadron4 May 19439 July 1943P-39s & P-40s
301st Fighter Squadron21 May 194310 July 1943P-39s & P-40s
96th Services Group10 June 194323 December 1943none
366th Services Group10 June 194323 December 1943none
367th Services Squadron10 June 194323 December 1943none
524th Base Headquarters & Air Base Squadron1 July 194310 April 1944none
1347th Guard Squadron1 July 194310 April 1944none
403rd Fighter Squadron3 October 194315 December 1943P-39s & P-40s
100th Fighter Squadron29 October 19438 November 1943P-39s & P-40s
302nd Fighter Squadron19 November 1943December 1943P-39s & P-40s
134th AAF Base Unit10 April 194412 April 1945none
X-Osc27 January 1947Unknownnone
2nd Combd Adrm Gp [Prov]27 January 1947Unknownnone
146th AAF Base Unit27 January 1947Unknownnone
4301st Base Services Squadron1 August 1948Redesignated 2476th Base Services Squadron 1 Jan '49none
2476th Base Services Squadron1 January 1949Redesignated 4655th Base Services Squadron 1 Dec '50none
754th AC&W Squadron27 November 195020 July 1951tbd
4655th Base Services Squadron1 December 195014 February 1951none
63rd Fighter Intercepter Squadron5 January 195118 August 1955F-86As, received F-86Fs in late 1952, F-86Ds in May 1954, and F-89Ds in the spring of 1955
84th Base Headquarters & Air Base Squadron1 February 195216 February 1953none
527th Air Base Squadron16 February 195318 August 1955none
527th Air Services Group (527th Air Defense Group)16 February 195318 October 1955none
527th Mat Squadron16 February 195318 October 1955none
412th Air Base Squadron18 August 19551 April 1960none
412th Fighter Group18 August 19551 April 1960none
412th Mat Squadron18 August 19551 April 1960none
11th Crash Rescue Boat FltUnknownDeactivated 1956/57none
445th Fighter Intercepter Squadron18 August 1955Deactivated on 30 September 1968F-89Ds, received F-89Hs in March of 1956, and F-89Fs in the latter part of 1956, received F101Bs in December 1959
31st Fighter Squadron8 June 1956Transferred 20 August 1957F-102s
18th Fighter Squadron20 August 1957Transferred 27 April 1960F-102s, F-101s
412th Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron8 September 19571 April 1960none
4026th Strategic Wing1 August 19589 January 1961none
40th Air Division1 July 1959Deactivated around late 1988, early1989none
379th Aircraft Support Squadron16 December 19591 October 1961none
379th Instls Squadron (379th Civil Engineering Squadron)16 December 195915 June 1993none
379th Combat Defense Squadron (379th Security Police Squadron)1 April 196015 June 1993none
379th Combat Support Group1 April 1960tbdnone
379th Food Services Squadron (379th Services Squadron)1 April 19601 March 1970none
379th Ops Squadron1 April 19609 January 1962none
379th Supply Squadron1 April 196015 June 1993none
379th Transportation Squadron1 April 196015 June 1993none
853rd Medical Group (USAF Hospital, Wurtsmith)1 April 196030 June 1993none
4026th Armament & Electronics Maintenance Squadron1 April 19609 January 1961none
4026th Field Maintenance Squadron1 April 19609 January 1961none
4026th Organizational Maintenance Squadron1 April 19609 January 1961none
920th Air Refueling Squadron15 July 196015 June 1993KC-135As
67th Munitions Maintenance Squadron1 October 196030 September 1972none
379th Armament & Electronics Maintenance Squadron (379th Avionics Mainenance Squadron)9 January 196115 June 1993none
379th Bombardment Wing9 January 196115 June 1993none
379th Field Maintenance Squadron9 January 196115 June 1993none
379th Organizational Maintenance Squadron9 January 196115 June 1993none
524th Bombardment Squadron9 January 196115 June 1993B-52Hs, July 1977 B-52Gs, T-37
379th Airborne Missile Maintenance Squadron1 November 196230 June 1974tbd
75th Fighter Intercepter SquadronReactivated at WAFB in September 1968Deactivated on 30 November 1969F-101s
94th Fighter Intercepter Squadron31 December 1969Deactivated in ?????? with Unit designation transferred to Tactical Air CommandF-106As
2nd Fighter Intercepter Squadron1 July 1971Deactivated on 31 March 1973F-106As, (previously assigned to the 94th FIS)
379th Munitions Maintenance Squadron1 October 197215 June 1993none
379th Services Squadron1 October 197915 June 1993none
Field Training Detachment 224, 3753rd Field Training SquadronUnknownDeactivated 15 June 1993none
2030th Communications SquadronUnknownUnknownnone
379th Comptroller SquadronUnknownDeactivated 15 June 1993none
379th Mission Support SquadronUnknownDeactivated 15 June 1993none
Detachment 28, 26th Weather SquadronUnknownUnknownnone
3904th Management Engineering SquadronUnknownUnknownnone
379th Strategic HospitalUnknownDeactivated 15 June 1993none