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  • 126 ARW Chronological Wing History

    1927 July 1st the 108th Observation Squadron, 33rd Division Aviation is formed. Sixteen officers, 74 enlisted and PT-1 Trusty aircraft were assigned. 1930 Douglas O-2H biplanes are assigned to the 108th Observation Squadron.1935 Douglas O-38 biplanes are assigned to the 108th Observation

  • 126th Air Refueling Wing Emblem Description

    Shield: Azure, a bend nebula between four spear points to base, two and two inflamed proper.Symbolism: The ultramarine blue color of the shield is representative of the sky and of the Air Force operations. The four flaming spears descending symbolize the destruction brought upon the enemy. The

  • 906th Air Refueling Squadron Updated Patch

    The newest rendition of the 906th Air Refueling Squadron emblem was approved by the Air Force Historical Research Agency on Oct. 27, 2011. This is the only change to the squadron patch since its initial approval on July 10, 1961.The emblem description and significance statements are as

  • The History of the 126th Air Refueling Wing

    The History of the 126th Air Refueling Wing Illinois Air National Guard Throughout much of the 20th century, military aviation units have been formed in response to national emergencies. Often, a unit would undergo a change in mission or numerical designation as a result of a post-war