California Military History
California and the Korean War
California National Guard Units Called to Active Duty for the Korean War
Army National Guard
40th Infantry Division
184th Antiaircraft Artillery Operations Detachment
615th Signal Light Construction Company (Special Catagory Army with Air Force [SCARWAF])
1402nd Engineer Combat Battalion*
Camp Beale
1905th Engineer Aviation Battalion (SCARWAF)**
Camp Irwin, California
117th Transportation Truck Company
Camp Polk, Louisiana
3632nd Ordnance Medium Maintenance Company
Camp Roberts, California
93rd Army Band
Desert Rock, Las Vegas, Nevada
161st Ordnance Depot Company***
Fort Baker, California
186th Antiaircraft Artillery Operations Detachment
250th Antiaircraft Artillery Group, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery
Fort Bliss, Texas
718th Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion
728th Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion
Fort Lewis, Washington
425th Signal Radar Maintenance Detachment
719th Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion
1401st Engineer Combat Battalion*
Oakland Army Base, California
746th Antiaircraft Artillery Gun Battalion
* Segerated unit of African-Americans
** Company A (former 1810th Engineer Aviation Company) was from Oregon Army National Guard, Companies B and C (former 1811th and 1812th Aviation Engineer Companies were from California.
*** The 502nd Ordnance Depot Platoon was formed from this company after activation and served in Korea. It was not considered a National Guard unit even though it was made up of Federalized National Guardsmen.  

Air National Guard

Japan and Korea
196th Fighter Squadron*
196th Weather Station*
196th Utility Flight*
246th Air Service Group, Detachment B*
Duncanville, Texas
147th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Ellington Air Force Base, Texas
149th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Fort Snelling, Minneapolis, Minnesota
161st Aircraft Warning and Control Squadron
Geiger Field, Spokane, Washington
144th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
145th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
146th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
George Air Force Base
146th Fighter Wing
Headquarters, 146th Fighter Group
Headquarters, 146th Air Base Group
Headquarters, 146th Maintenance and Supply Group
Headquarters, 146th Medical Group
146th Maintenance Squadron
146th Supply Squadron
146th Motor Vehicle Squadron
146th Communications Squadron
146th Air Police Squadron
146th Food Service Squadron
146th Installation Squadron
203rd Tow Target Flight
Hamilton Air Force Base, California
112th Radar Calibration Detachment
Langley Air Force Base, Virginia
115th Bombardment Squadron (Light)
115th Weather Station
Larson Air Force Base, Washington
162nd Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma
148th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Wheelus Air Force Base, Libya
112th Communications Squadron

* Assigned to the 116th Fighter Bomber Wing

Unit and Installation Histories

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