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835th Air Division

835th Air Division
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Active 1964–1971
Country 23x15px United States
Branch 22x20px United States Air Force
Role Command of tactical fighter and reconnaissance forces
Part of Tactical Air Command
Insignia
835th Air Division emblem (Approved 20 May 1966)[2] 165px

The 835th Air Division (835th AD) is an inactive United States Air Force organization. Its last assignment was with Tactical Air Command, assigned to Twelfth Air Force, being stationed at McConnell AFB, Kansas. It was inactivated on 30 June 1971.


History

The unit was an intermediate command echelon of Tactical Air Command, providing command and control of several tactical fighter wings along with support aircraft and an Air National Guard reconnaissance Wing. "The division assumed responsibility for training in close air support, air defense, and participated in joint operations from July 1964 – June 1971."[2]

Inactivated as a result of budget reductions, its units being consolidated directly into Twelfth Air Force.

Lineage

  • Established as the 835 Air Division, and activated, on 24 June 1964
Organized on 1 July 1964
Inactivated on 30 June 1971[2]

Assignments

Stations

Components

Wings

Squadrons

Aircraft

See also

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References

Notes

  1. ^ Aircraft shown is Republic F-105F-1-RE Serial 63-8332 of the 561st Tactical Fighter Squadron, taken in 1968.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Factsheet 835 Air Division". Air Force Historical Research Agency. October 11, 2007. Archived from the original on October 30, 2012. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 

Bibliography

12px This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.