48th Pursuit Squadron,  48th Fighter Squadron,  48th Fighter Interceptor Squadron,  48th Flying Training Squadron
Welcome to the homepage for the 48th Squadron Association, representing all those who have ever served or known someone who has served in the U.S. Air Force's 48th Aero Squadron, 48th School Squadron, 48th Pursuit Squadron, 48th Fighter Squadron, 48th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, or 48th Flying Training Squadron.

We have fond memories past years reunions 
and look forward to next year
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The 2013 Reunion,  Sept. 18 - 22,
San Antonio, Texas was a great success
thanks to all those who attended and special thanks to those
who did "extra" to make this a fantastic reunion
.

We have more information about past year's reunions and information about this years at our Reunion Page which is updated periodically.

We hope to see you at the 2014 Reunion

Only days left until the Reunion.

Plan now for the 2014 Reunion
September 24 - 28,
in Orlando Florida

You might want to update your dues and address changes
now on the pdf membership form
found through the link below for
membershipPDF_48th_Roster_standard-header_John-Classen-address-and-phone-changes___dues-increased-2012_odt-to-psd_at-1200p.pdf
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Any Questions?
Ask the 48th Squadron Association President
Bob Maurice at his email of BigBob880@aol.com


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A recap of past reunions is on our reunion page.

Here is a brief squadron summary, more is on our history page.


Memorial Page will be updated with months of our reunion (PDF)

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The 48th Aero Squadron was organized in, Texas in 1917 by November of that year it arrived in France.  Following World War I, the squadron returned to the United States and was demobilized in 1919.  The 48th School Squadron was again active training aviation personnel between 1923 and 1927 and between 1933 and 1936 .

The unit was reactivated as the 48th Pursuit Squadron in 1941. In 1942 the 48th moved to Algeria to support the invasion of North Africa and later operations.  In December 1943 the 48th moved to  Italy and conducted fighter escort for heavy bombers. From 1946 until 1949 the 48th Fighter Squadron flew air defense missions from Maine. The 48th Fighter Interceptor Squadron was activated in Virginia from 1953 until the deactivation in 1991.

Reactivation of the 48th Flying Training Squadron in 1996 completed reunification of the squadrons in the World War II 14th Fighter Group, which included the 37th, 48th, 49th and 50th Squadrons, as the 14th Flying Training Wing.


 

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