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This is a list of United States Air Force fighter wings assigned to Strategic Air Command.

1st Fighter Wing "Aut Vincere Aut Mori" (Latin) or "Conquer or Die"

1st Fighter Interceptor Wing reassigned to Fourth Air Force on 1 July 1950. Trained in fighter and reconnaissance operations and supported strategic bombardment training, 1947–1950. Was integrated experimentally with a reconnaissance wing, 1947–1949, and with the 22d Bomb Wing, sharing commanders during much of this time. Supported Operation Haylift, a humanitarian effort to deliver food to snowbound cattle in the western United States, 1949.

4th Fighter Wing "Fourth but First"

Performed tactical operations as part of air defense in the United States 1947–1948. Flew air defense with own components and reconnaissance and bombardment with attached 363rd Tactical Reconnaissance Group.

12th Wings "The Spirit Conquers All"

12th Fighter Day Wing

12th Fighter Escort Wing

12th Strategic Fighter Wing

Provided fighter escort, air defense for SAC bomber forces, 1950–1957. Deployed at Manston RAF Station, England 20 July.-30-Nov. 1951, and at Misawa, AB, Japan, 15 May −10 August. 1953 and 10 May – 11 August. 1954. Provided Air refuelling support, 1955–1957. From mid 1957 until inactivated in 1958 deployed to Southeast Asia.

27th Wings"Intelligence Strength"

27th Fighter Escort Wing

27th Fighter Wing

27th Strategic Fighter Wing

Redesignated on: 20 January 1953. At: Bergstrom AFB, TX. Assigned to: Eighth Air Force, 42nd Air Division. Equipment: F-84s, KB-29s. Reassigned to: Second Air Force, 42nd Air Division on 1 April 1955. (Attached to the 7th Air Division from 1 May to 1 August 1955). Changed equipment in: 1958 to F-84s. Reassigned to: Twelfth Air Force on8 January 1958.

Fighter escort operations to meet SAC commitments, 1947–1950. Won the Mackay Trophy for successful deployment of 90 F-84Es from Bergstrom AFB, TX, to Furstenfeldbruck AB, Germany, in Sept. 1950, via Labrador, Greenland, Iceland, and England. This was the first long-range mass flight of jet aircraft in aviation history. Deployed at Yokota AB, Japan, 19–30 November. 1950, then split into two echelons. The advance echelon deployed at Taegu AB, South Korea, 1 December. 1950-30 January 1951, while the rear echelon deployed at Itazuke AB, Japan, 9 December. 1950-31 January 1951. Flew combat in Korea, 6 December. 1950-30 June. 1951, including armed reconnaissance, interdiction, fighter escort, and close air support missions. The two echelons of the wing combined at Itazuke on 1 February. 1951, continuing combat from that base. Returned to the United States in Jul. 1951 but deployed to provide air defense at Misawa AB, Japan, 6 October. 1952-13 February. 1953. Added Air refueling as a mission, Jun. 1953 – May 1955 and Aug. 1955-Jun. 1957. Wing pilot Capt. Forrest W. Wilson, won the Allison Trophy jet aircraft race of the National Aircraft Show at Dayton, OH, on 6 September. 1953, flying the 110.3-mile course in an F-84G, at an average speed of 537.802 mph in 12:17.2 minutes. Deployed at Sturgate RAF Station, England, 7 May – 17 August. 1955. Emblem approved on 11 July 1952.

31st Wings "Return With Honor"

31st Fighter Escort Wing

20 January 1953.

31st Strategic Fighter Wing

While located at Turner Field (later, AFB), GA From Dec. 1950 through Jul. 1951, all tactical and most support components deployed to England. Thereafter, deployed to provide air defense in Japan, Jul.-Oct. 1952 and Nov. 1953-Feb. 1954. Earned an outstanding unit award for making the first massed jet fighter crossing of the Pacific Ocean, in Jul. 1952. Rotated tactical components to Alaska, 1956–1957. Emblem approved 19 December 1951.

33rd Fighter Wing "Fire From the Clouds"

Wing headquarters was not operational and all components detached, Nov. 1947-Nov. 1948. The 509th Bombardment Wing at Walker AFB, NM, controlled the wing's tactical units.

56th Fighter Wing "Thunderbolts"

Supported exercises, operations, and training programs of SAC, 1947–1948. Pioneered the first west-to-east jet fighter transatlantic crossing along the northern air route in Jul. 1948.

71st Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, Fighter

See 71st Flying Training Wing

82nd Fighter Escort Wing

See 82d Training Wing

407th Strategic Fighter Wing

See 407th Air Expeditionary Group

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