The 93d Bomb Squadron (93 BS) is a squadron of the United States Air Force Reserve. It is assigned to the 307th Operations Group, Air Force Reserve Command, stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. The squadron is equipped with the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. It is one of two reserve bomber squadrons in the United States Air Force. During the Cold War it carried out B-29 bombardment missions over North Korea during the Korean War, later being a B-47 Stratojet and B-52 Stratofortress squadron as part of Strategic Air Command.

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  • The 93d Bomb Squadron (93 BS) is a squadron of the United States Air Force Reserve. It is assigned to the 307th Operations Group, Air Force Reserve Command, stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. The squadron is equipped with the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. It is one of two reserve bomber squadrons in the United States Air Force. The 93 BS is one of the oldest and most decorated units in the United States Air Force, being organized as the 93d Aero Squadron on 21 August 1917 at Kelly Field, Texas. The squadron deployed to France and fought on the Western Front during World War I as a pursuit squadron. The unit was demobilized after the war in 1919. Re-organized in 1921 as part of the permanent United States Army Air Service, the squadron deployed to the Philippines in 1941, engaging in combat during the 1941-42 Battle of the Philippines at the beginning of World War II. Withdrawn to Australia, it fought in the Dutch East Indies campaign before returning to the United States and being re-equipped with B-29 Superfortress bombers. It returned to the Pacific Theater of Operations (PTO) in early 1945 to carry out strategic bombing missions over the Japanese Home Islands. During the Cold War it carried out B-29 bombardment missions over North Korea during the Korean War, later being a B-47 Stratojet and B-52 Stratofortress squadron as part of Strategic Air Command. (en)
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  • * 150pxDistinguished Unit Citation * 150pxAir Force Outstanding Unit Award * 150pxPhilippine Presidential Unit Citation * 150pxRepublic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
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  • The 93d Bomb Squadron (93 BS) is a squadron of the United States Air Force Reserve. It is assigned to the 307th Operations Group, Air Force Reserve Command, stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. The squadron is equipped with the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. It is one of two reserve bomber squadrons in the United States Air Force. During the Cold War it carried out B-29 bombardment missions over North Korea during the Korean War, later being a B-47 Stratojet and B-52 Stratofortress squadron as part of Strategic Air Command. (en)
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