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USAF Richards-Gebaur

Last modified: 03 Jul 2017
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Country: United States    Region: Missouri

Locale: Belton

Latitude: 38° 50' 39" N     Longitude: -95° 26' 40" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed

   
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Former AFB Richards-Gebaur. 1951-1994
Former WW2 army airforce base. Rebuilt by USAF 1951 as Grandview Air Force Base. Taken over by Air Defence Command in 1954 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a4/Airdefensecommand-logo.jpg


Former units:
4676th Air Defense Group, 1954 - 1955
HQ, Central Air Defense Force, 1954 - 1960
Kansas City Air Defense Sector (Manual), 1960 - 1962
20th Air Division (Defense), 1955 - 1960
442d Troop Carrier (later Air Transport, Military Airlift, later Tactical Airlift) Wing, 1955 - 1982
4620th Air Defense Group (SAGE), 1957 - 1958 : Redesignated 4606th Air Defense Group (SAGE), 1958 - 1962
4660th Support Squadron (SAGE), 1962 - 1969
4650th Combat Support Squadron, 1959 - 1972
4715th Ground Observer Squadron, 1955 - 1959
50th Communications Squadron (Air Force), 1954 - 1960 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b4/Air_Force_Communications_Service_-_Emblem.png
33d Air Division (SAGE), 1960 - 1961
935th Troop Carrier, 935th Air Transport, 935th Military Airlift, 935th Tactical Airlift Group, 1963 - 1974
303d Troop Carrier, 303d Air Transport, 303d Military Airlift, 303d Tactical Airlift Squadron
936th Troop Carrier, 936th Air Transport, 936th Military Airlift, 936th Tactical Airlift Group, 1963 - 1974
304th Troop Carrier, 304th Air Transport, 304th Military Airlift, 304th Tactical Airlift Squadron
HQ, Tenth Air Force, 1966 - 1969 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f7/Air_Force_Reserve_Command.png
123d Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 19681969
4676th Air Base Group, 1968 - 1970 Redesignated: 1840th Air Base Wing, 1970 - 1978
1607th Air Base Group, 1977 - 1978 Redesignated: 1607th Air Base Squadron, 1978 - 1980
442d Combat Support Group, 1980 - 1994
328th Fighter Group (Air Defense), 1955 - 1961 (Consolidated with 328th Fighter Wing (Air Defense), 1961 - 1968
326th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron 1954-1967 (F-86D, F-102)
65th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron 1957-1958
328th Fighter Wing (Air Defense), 1961 - 1968
326th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron 1961-1967 (F-102)
71st Fighter-Interceptor Squadron 1967-1968 (F-106)
442d Fighter Wing, 1955 - 1994 (A-10) *Previously designated 442d Tactical Fighter Wing (A-10), 442d Tactical Airlift Wing (C-130), 442d Military Airlift Wing (C-124) and 442d Air Transport Wing (C-124), 442d Troop Carrier

Closed 1994; currently industrial purposes

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