|755th Radar Squadron|
Emblem of the 755th Radar Squadron
|Branch||United States Air Force|
|Type||General Radar Surveillance|
The 755th Radar Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 34th Air Division, Aerospace Defense Command, stationed at Arlington Heights Air Force Station, Illinois. It was inactivated on 30 September 1969.
The unit was a General Surveillance Radar squadron providing for the air defense of the United States.
Lineage[edit | edit source]
- Constituted as the 755th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron on 14 November 1950
- Activated on 27 November 1950
- Redesignated 755th Radar Squadron (SAGE), 15 October 1960
- Inactivated on 30 September 1969
Assignments[edit | edit source]
- 541st Aircraft Control and Warning Group, 27 November 1950
- 30th Air Division, 6 February 1952
- 4706th Defense Wing, 16 February 1953
- 37th Air Division, 8 July 1956
- Chicago Air Defense Sector, 1 June 1959
- 20th Air Division, 1 April 1966
- 30th Air Division, 1 December 1967
- 34th Air Division, 1 July 1968 – 30 September 1969
Stations[edit | edit source]
- Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 1 January 1951
- Site redesignated Williams Bay AFS, Wisconsin, 1 December 1953
- Arlington Heights AFS, Illinois, 1 April 1960 - 30 September 1969
References[edit | edit source]
- Cornett, Lloyd H. and Johnson, Mildred W., A Handbook of Aerospace Defense Organization 1946 - 1980,  Office of History, Aerospace Defense Center, Peterson AFB, CO (1980).
- Winkler, David F. & Webster, Julie L., Searching the Skies, The Legacy of the United States Cold War Defense Radar Program,  US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories, Champaign, IL (1997).
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