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835th Air Division
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Emblem of the 835th Air Division
Active 1964–1971
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Role Command and Control
Part of Tactical Air Command

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 June 30, 1971.

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.

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

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Lineage

  • Established as 835 Air Division, and activated, on June 24, 1964
Organized on July 1, 1964
Inactivated on June 30, 1971.

Assignments

Stations

Components

Wings

Squadrons

  • 354 Tactical Fighter: November 8–27, 1965
  • 357 Tactical Fighter: November 8, 1965 – January 29, 1966

Aircraft

  • F-105, 1964–1971
  • AT-33, 1966–1969
  • RF-4, 1966–1969
  • T-39, 1966–1971
  • F-4, 1970–1971.

References

PD-icon.svg This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • Ravenstein, Charles A. (1984). Air Force Combat Wings Lineage and Honors Histories 1947-1977. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0912799129.
  • 835th Air Division Factsheet

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