USAF Patch Recon PAC 5 RS Reconnaissance Squadron U2 Black Cat
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USAF Patch Recon PAC 5 RS Reconnaissance Squadron U2 Black Cat

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USAF Patch PAC 5 RS Reconnaissance Squadron Black Cat Patch U2 Dragon Lady Osan AB Korea 1990s Uniform removed Embroidered on twill cut edge 87mm by 81mm three and seven sixteenth inches by three and three sixteenth inches.

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Squadron History  

5 Strategic Reconnaissance Training Squadron was activated on 1 July 1986 at Beale AFB equipped with U 2 Dragon Lady High Altitude Reconnaissance and T 38 Talon aircraft assigned to 9 Strategic Reconnaissance Wing tasked with the recruitment screening and training U 2 pilots. The Squadron also undertook operational missions around the world. With the retirement of the SR 71 Blackbird from active service in 1990 U 2 pilot training was assigned to 1 Reconnaissance Squadron with 5 SRTS inactivated on 30 June 1990. 

The Squadron was reactivated as 5 Reconnaissance Squadron RS on 1 October 1994 at Osan AB Korea equipped with U 2R Dragon Lady on the upgrading and redesignation of Detachment 2 9 Reconnaissance Wing The Blackcats to carry out classified high altitude reconnaissance missions over Korea and the Far East. 5 RS was assigned to 9 Operations Group 9 Reconnaissance Wing based at Beale AFB CA. In 1995 the Squadron was the first to receive the new U 2S model Dragon Lady becoming fully operational on 20 October 1995.  

This patch dates from the 1990s.








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