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Editor's Note:  The following units may or may not have been on Diego Garcia as part of the 28th AEF...

2nd Bomb Wing -- Barksdale AFB, Louisianna
Consisting of the 11th, 20th, and 96th Bomb Squadrons
Flying the B-52H "BUFF" (a.k.a. Stratofortress)

2nd Bomb Wing11th Bomb Sq.20th Bomb Sq.96th Bomb Sq.
96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Diego Garcia, 2005

5th Bomb Wing -- Minot AFB, North Dakota
Consisting of the 23rd Bomb Squadron
Flying the B-52-H "BUFF" (a.k.a. Stratofortress)

5th Bomb Wing23rd Bomb Sq.

7th Bomb Wing -- Dyess AFB, Texas
Mors Ab Alto - Death From Above
Consisting of the 9th, 13th, and 28th Bomb Squadrons
Flying the B-1B "BONE" (a.k.a. Lancer)

7th Bomb Wing9th Bomb Sq.13th Bomb Sq.28th Bomb Sq.

28th Bomb Wing -- Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota
Consisting of the 37th (known to have been on DG) and 77th Bomb Squadrons
Flying the B-1B "BONE" (a.k.a. Lancer)

28th Bomb Wing37th Bomb Sq.77th Bomb Sq.

116th Bomb Wing -- Robbins AFB, Georgia
Georgia Air National Guard
Consisting of the 128th Bomb Squadron
Flying the B-1B "BONE" (a.k.a. Lancer)

116th Bomb Wing128th Bomb Sq.

366th Wing -- Mountain Home AFB, Idaho
Consisting of the 34th Bomb Squadron (known to have been on DG)
Flying the B-1B "BONE" (a.k.a. Lancer)

366th Wing34th Bomb Sq.

509th Bomb Wing -- Whiteman AFB, Missouri
Flying the B-2 "SPIRIT"

509th Bomb Wing

 917th Wing -- Barksdale AFB, Louisianna
U. S. Air Force Reserve
Consisting of the 93rd Bomb Squadron
Flying the B-52H "BUFF" (a.k.a. Stratofortress)

917th Bomb
          Wing93rd Bomb Sq.

Thanks to Bill Fortner for this set:

Above - B-1; Below - B-52

Both are B-1s from Ellsworth AFB

Above - Ellsworth B-1; Below - B-52

Above:  "Live Free Or Die" was the B-1 that crashed off DG

 Thanks to the USAF for these:

Bad To The Bone B-1 Nose Art
B-1 Nose Art ApocalypseB-1 Nose Art Last Laugh

Air Force Aircraft Tail Markings as of 2006
Code  Aircraft, Unit, Location and Command
AC    F-16C 177th Fighter Wing, Atlantic City IAP, N.J. (ANG)
AF    Cessna 150, T-41, UV-18, TG-3/4/7/9/11 U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.
AK    F-15C/D/E, C-12J/F, C-130H, E-3B 3rd Wing, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska (PACAF)
AK    F-16C/D, A/OA-10 354th FW, Eielson AFB, Alaska (PACAF)
AL    F-16C/D 187th FW, Dannelly Field, Ala. (ANG)
AV    F-16C/D 31st FW, Aviano Air Base, Italy (USAFE)
AZ    F-16A/B 162nd FW, Tucson IAP, Ariz. (ANG)
BB    U-2S, T-38A 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale AFB, Calif. (ACC)
BC    A/OA-10A 110th FW, W.K. Kellogg Airport, Mich. (ANG)
BD    A/OA-10A, B-52H 917th WG, Barksdale AFB, La. (AFRC)
BH    KC-135 117th Air Refueling Wing, Birmingham Airport, Ala. (ANG)
CA    HH-60G, MC-130/P 129th Rescue Wing, Moffett NAS, Calif. (ANG)
CB    T-37B, T-38A, AT-38B, T-1A 14th Fighter Training Wing, Columbus AFB, Miss.
CC    F-16C/D/CJ 27th FW, Cannon AFB, N.M. (ACC)
CI    C-130E 146th Airlift Wing, Channel Island ANGS, Calif. (ANG)
CO    F-16C/D 140th FW Buckley ANGB, Colo. (ANG)
CR    C-13E/H 302nd AW, Peterson AFB, Colo. (AFRC)
CT    A/OA-10A 103rd FW, Bradley IAP, Conn. (ANG)
D     KC-135R 100th ARW, RAF Mildenhall England (USAFE)
DC    F-16C/D, C-22 113th FW, Andrews AFB, Md. (ANG)
DE    C-130H 166th AW, New Castle County Airport, Del. (ANG)
DM    A-10, EC-130E/H, OA-10 355th WG, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. (ACC)
DR    HH-60G 939th RQW, Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. (AFRC)
DY    B-1B 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess AFB, Texas (ACC)
ED    Various 412th TW, Edwards AFB, Calif. (AFMC)
EG    F-15C/D 33rd FW, Eglin AFB, Fla. (ACC)
EL    B-1B 28th BW, Ellsworth AFB, S.D. (ACC)
EN    T-37B, T-38A, AT-38B 80th FTW, Sheppard AFB, Texas (AETC)
ET    Various 46th Test Wing, Eglin AFB, Fla. (AFMC)
FE    UH-1N 90th Space Wing, F.E. Warren AFB, Wyo. (AFSPC)
FF    F-15C/D 1st FW, Langley AFB, Va. (ACC)
FL    F-15A/B 125th FW, Jacksonville IAP, Fla. (ANG)
FL    HC-130, HH-60G 939th RQW, Patrick AFB, Fla. (AFRC)
FM    F-16A/B 482nd FW, Homestead AFB, Fla. (AFRC)
FS    F-16A/B 188th FW, Fort Smith Regional Airport, Ark. (ANG)
FT    A/OA-10A 23rd FW, Pope AFB, N.C. (ACC)
FW    F-16C/D 122nd FW, Fort Wayne IAP, Ind. (ANG)
GA    B-1B 116th BW, Robins AFB, Ga. (ANG)
GA    C-130H 165th AW, Savannah IAP, Ga. (ANG)
HA    F-16C/D 185th FW, Sioux Gateway Airport, Iowa (ANG)
HAFB  F-16 Ogden ALC, Hill AFB, Utah (AFMC)
HI    F-16C/D 419th FW, Hill AFB, Utah (AFRC)
HL    F-16C/D 388th FW, Hill AFB, Utah (ACC)
HO    F-117A,T-38A 49th FW, Holloman AFB, N.M. (ACC)
HT    AT-38B 46th Test Group, Holloman AFB, N.M. (AFMC)
HV    UH-1N 30th SW, Vandenberg AFB, Calif. (AFSPC)
IA    F-16C/D 132nd FW, Des Moines IAP, Iowa (ANG)
IL    C-130E 182nd AW, Greater Peoria IAP, Ill. (ANG)
IS    HH-60 85th WG, NAS Keflavik, Iceland (ACC)
JZ    F-15A/B 159th FW, NAS New Orleans JRB, La. (ANG)
KC    O/OA-10A 442nd FW, Whiteman AFB, Mo. (AFRC)
KS    C-21A 45th Airlift Flight, Keesler AFB, Miss. (AETC)
KT    WC-130H, C-130E 403 WG, Keesler AFB, Miss. (AFRC)
LA    B-52H 2nd BW, Barksdale AFB, La. (ACC)
LF    F-16A/B/C/D 56th FW, Luke AFB, Ariz. (AETC)
LI    HC-130, HH-60G 106th RQW, Francis S. Gabreski AP, N.Y. (ANG)
LK    C-130E/H 314th AW, Little Rock AFB, Ark. (AETC)
LN    F-15C/D/E 48th FW, RAF Lakenheath, England (USAFE)
LR    F-16C/D 944th FW, Luke AFB, Ariz. (AFRC)
MA    A/OA-10A 104th FW, Barnes MAP, Mass. (ANG)
MD    A/OA-10A 175th FW, Martin State Airport, Md. (ANG)
MD    C-130E 135th AW, Martin State Airport, Md. (ANG)
MI    F-16C/D, C-130E 127th FW, Selfridge ANGB, Mich. (ANG)
MM    UH-1N 341st SW, Malmstrom AFB, Mont. (AFSPC)
MN    C-130E 133rd AW, Minn.-St. Paul IAP/ARS, Minn. (ANG)
MO    F-15C/D/E, F-16CJ, KC-135R, B-1B 366th WG, Mountain Home AFB, Idaho (ACC)
MT    B-52H 5th BW, Minot AFB, N.D. (ACC)
MT    UH-1N 91st MW, Minot AFB, N.D. (AFSPC)
MY    HH-60G, HC-130P, T-6, T-38 347th FW, Moody AFB, Ga. (ACC)
NJ    KC-135E 108th ARW, McGuire AFB, N.J. (ANG)
NM    F-16C/D 150th FW, Kirtland AFB, N.M. (ANG)
NO    A/OA-10A 926th FW, NAS New Orleans JRB, La. (AFRC)
NY    F-16C/D 174th FW, Hancock Field, N.Y. (ANG)
OF    RC-135S/U/V/W, TC-135W, WC-135W, E-4B, OC-135B 55th WG, Offutt AFB, Neb.
OH    F-16 C/D 178th FW, Springfield-Beckley MAP, Ohio (ANG)
OH    F-16C/D 180th FW, Toledo Express Airport, Ohio (ANG)
OK    F-16C/D 138th FW, Tulsa IAP, Okla. (ANG)
OK    E-3B/C 552nd ACW, Tinker AFB, Okla. (ACC)
OR    F-15A/B 142nd FW, Portland IAP, Ore. (ANG)
OS    F-16C/D, A/OA-10A, C-12J, HH-60G, MH-53J 51st FW, Osan AB, Korea (PACAF)
OT    F-15A/B/C/E, F-16A/C U.S. Air Force Air Warfare Center, Nellis AFB, Nev.
OT    F-15A/B/C/D/E, F-16A/B/C/D 53rd WG, Eglin AFB, Fla. (ACC)
PA    A/OA-10A 111th FW, Willow Grove ARS, Pa. (ANG)
PA    EC-130E 193rd SOW, Harrisburg IAP, Pa. (ANG)
PD    HC-130P, HH-60G 939th RW, Portland IAP, Ore. (AFRC)
PR    C-130E 156th AW, Luis Munoz Marin IAP, Puerto Rico (ANG)
RA    T-1A, T-6A, T-37B, T-38A, AT-38B, T-43A 12th FTW, Randolph AFB, Texas
RG    C-130E/H Warner Robins ALC, Robins AFB, Ga. (AFMC)
RI    C-130E 143rd AW, Quonset State AP, R.I. (ANG)
RS    C-9, C-20, C-21, C-130E 86th AW, Ramstein AB, Germany (USAFE)
SA    F-16C/D 149th FW, Kelly AFB, Texas (ANG)
SC    F-16C/D 169th FW, McEntire ANGS, S.C. (ANG)
SD    F-16C/D 114th FW, Joe Foss Field, S.D. (ANG)
SI    F-16C/D 183rd FW, Capital MAP, Ill. (ANG)
SJ    F-15E 4th FW, Seymour Johnson AFB, N.C. (ACC)
SL    F-15A/B 131st FW, Lambert-St. Louis IAP, Mo. (ANG)
SM    A-10A, EF-111A, T-38A Sacramento ALC, McClellan AFB, Calif. (AFMC)
SP    F-16CJ/D, A/OA-10 52nd FW, Spangdahlem AB, Germany (USAFE)
SW    F-16CJ 20th FW, Shaw AFB, S.C. (ACC)
TF    F-16C/D 301st FW, Carswell ARS, Texas (AFRC)
TH    F-16C/D 181st FW, Terra Haute IAP-Hulman Field, Ind. (ANG)
TY    F-15C/D 325th FW, Tyndall AFB, Fla. (AETC)
VA    F-16C/D 192nd FW, Byrd Field, Va. (ANG)
VN    T-1A, T-37B, T-38A 71st FTW, Vance AFB, Okla. (AETC)
VT    F-16C/D 158th FW, Burlington IAP, Vt. (ANG)
WA    F-15C/D/E, F-16A/B/C/D, A-10A, HH-60, R/MQ-1 Predator 57th WG, Nellis AFB,
WI    F-16C/D 115th FW, Truax Field, Wis. (ANG)
WI    KC-135R 128th ARW, General Mitchell IAP/ARS, Wis (ANG)
WM    B-2A, T-38A 509th BW, Whiteman AFB, Mo. (ACC)
WP    F-16C/D 8th FW, Kunsan AB, Korea (PACAF)
WR    E-8A/C 93rd ACW, Robins AFB, Ga. (ACC)
WV    C-130E  167th AW, Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport/Shepherd Field,
WW    F-16J 35th FW, Misawa AB, Japan (PACAF)
XL    T-1A, T-37B, T-38A 47th FTW, Laughlin AFB, Texas (AETC)
XP    C-130H 139th AW, Rosecrans Memorial Airport, Mo. (ANG)
YJ    C-130E/H, C-9A, C-21A, UH-1N 374th AW, Yokota AB, Japan (PACAF)
ZZ    F-15C/D, KC-135R, E-3B, HH-60G 18th WG, Kadena AB, Japan (PACAF)

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