Strategic Air Command

18th Air Division
 

     The 18th Air Division, was reactivated on 1 Jul 1959, the 18th assured that assigned wings were organized, manned, trained, and equipped to conduct long-range bombardment operations using either nuclear or conventional weapons. The division also developed and maintained a strategic missile operational capability. Between 1965 and 1968 the 18th subordinate unitsí loaned aircraft and aircrews to SAC organizations in Southeast Asia for combat operations. The division was inactivated on 2 Jul 1968.

 

18th Air Division

Activated on:

1 Jul 1959.

At:

Fairchild AFB, WA

Assigned to:

Fifteenth Air Force.

Redesignated on:

15 Feb 1962 as 18th Strategic Aerospace Division.

18th Strategic Aerospace Division

Deactivated on:

2 Jul 1968.

Assigned Units

6th Strategic Wing

25 Mar 1967

2 Jul 1968

91st Bomb Wing

1 Jul 1963

1 Sep 1964

92nd Bomb Wing

1 Jul 1959

2 Jul 1968

320th Bomb Wing

1 Jul 1965

2 Jul 1966

341st Strategic Missile Wing

2 Jul 1966

2 Jul 1968

462nd Strategic Aerospace Wing

1 Feb 1963

25 Jun 1966

4157th Strategic Wing

1 Jul 1965

25 Mar 1967

4158th Strategic Wing

1 Jul 1965

25 Jun 1966

4170th Strategic Wing

1 Jul 1959

1 Feb 1963