Historic Markers Across Alabama

History of the 117th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing

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Location: at the intersection of East Lake Boulevard and 57th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama
County: Jefferson
Coordinates: N 33° 34.608    W 086° 45.198
  33.5768    -86.7533
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


January 1922 Federal Recognition 135th Observation Squadron

May 1923 Redesignated 114th Observation Squadron

January 1924 Redesignated 106th Observation Squadron

October 1943 Redesignated 100th Bombardment Squadron

November 1946 Federally Recognized 106th Bombardment Squadron

February 1951 Redesignated 106th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron

May 1960 Assigned to 117th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing

Erected 2000 by Alabama Air National Guard 117th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing.

End of History of the 117th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing