Approved on 18 Jan In the s and early s, the command concentrated on training and surveillance activities to maintain a high state of readiness for contingencies. Prepared by Robert B. As more American aircraft and people were poured into the war effort, combat units and facilities under 13AF in Thailand increased.
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In Junewhen Mount Pinatubo erupted and buried Clark in volcanic ash, the command led the evacuation of military personnel and their families in Operation Fiery Vigil.
FEAF was subordinate to the U. Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation: Myers, 1 Dec ; unkn, c. Bythree numbered air forces—5th, 7th and 13th—were supporting operations in the Pacific. The FEAF deployment order specified that the two RB aircraft be equipped with normal armament insofar as practicable, not to interfere with the photographic capability of the aircraft.
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By the end of Novemberit had photographed the entire North Korean area at least once and re-photographed some areas as far north as weather conditions permitted.
This posed a problem for the Flight, since the RBs had been flying peacetime missions and were not equipped for combat. On 6 Octoberafter a one-year transformation of command and control of air, space and information operations in the Pacific, Thirteenth Air Force officially began operations as a component numbered air force headquarters and welcomed a new commander.
With the buildup and execution of Operations Desert Shield and Storm13AF provided aircraft and support staff vital to the Gulf war coalition victory in Southwest Asia. Post Cold War[ edit ] In JuneMount Pinatubo buried Clark in volcanic ash, forcing the base to close on 26 November and leading to the evacuation of assigned military members and their families in Operation Fiery Vigil.
Reviewed by Daniel L. From the s to the late s, the command returned to its peacetime mission to training for contingencies. On 25 June13AF consisted of the following units: Maj Gen Nathan F.
From —, Thirteenth Air Force staged out of tropical jungles on more than 40 remote islands including the Gilbert and Marshall Islands campaign ; Mariana and Palau Islands campaign and the Philippines campaign —45thus earning the nickname, "The Jungle Air Force. Usher, 6 Jun acting ; Maj Gen St.
On 6 OctThirteenth AF was re-designated a component numbered air force headquarters. At its peak, 13AF was composed of seven combat wings, nine major bases, 11 smaller installations and more than 31, military members.
As the Vietnam War escalated during the late s and early s, 13AF again served as a staging base and logistics manager for units fighting in Southeast Asia.
During the Korean War13AF units provided staging areas for people and equipment destined for the war zone.
In Decemberthe unit moved to Kadena, Okinawawhere it remained for only a few months before returning to Clark in May Studer, Jan ; Maj Gen H.
At its peak, Thirteenth AF was composed of seven combat wings, nine major bases, 11 smaller installations and more than 31, military members. It plans, commands and controls, and assesses air, space, and information operations in the Asia-Pacific region, except for Korea, from peacetime engagement to major combat operations as the Air Force component to the US Pacific Command and provides support to US military forces and scientists participating in Operation Deep Freeze in Antarctica.
They were equipped with SRCB search and navigation radar. Vietnam War[ edit ] From the time of signing of U. During the decade of peace that followed the war, the command concentrated on training and surveillance activities to maintain a high state of readiness for contingencies.
Previously designated as a management headquarters, Thirteenth Air Force became one of 10 organizations designed to enhance the operational level support, planning, command, control and execution of air, space and information operations capabilities across the full range of military operations throughout the U.
After the escalation of the Vietnam War in the mids, the Thirteenth AF served as a staging base and logistics manager for units fighting in Southeast Asia and deployed combat units to air bases in Thailand. With its headquarters, established at Clark AFB, Philippines in Mayits units provided staging areas for people and equipment sent to the Korean peninsula during the Korean War.
Activated on 13 Jan Established as Thirteenth Air Force on 14 Dec Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: However, the th found the necessary gunners and equipment, made the modifications to the aircraft, and by late August the detachment began flying photo-mapping missions over Korea.
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The Thirteenth Air Force units participated in five different operation areas in 13 campaigns operating a variety of aircraft including the B Flying Fortress, B Liberator, B Mitchell, B Marauder, P Lightning, P Aircobra, P Warhawk, P Black Widow, C Commando, C Skytrain and L-5 Sentinel.
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