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The 72d Test and Evaluation Squadron is part of the 53d Wing at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. The squadron is geographically separated but operated from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. It conducts testing and evaluation of the B-2 Spirit aircraft.

72d Test and Evaluation Squadron
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Active 1918–1919; 1923–1947; 1947–1963; 1994-1996; 1998–present
Country  United States
Branch  United States Air Force
Role Weapon system testing and evaluation
Part of Air Combat Command
Garrison/HQ Whiteman Air Force Base
Engagements World War I
World War II
Decorations Distinguished Unit Citation
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
Insignia
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Cape Gloucester New Guinea airdrome as a Liberator saw it during pre-invasion bombing, December 1943
Pin-up girl painted on a dumped American World War Two aircraft. Aircraft identity: B-24 Liberator bomber, serial number 44-40546, nose art Two Time, assigned to 72nd Bomb Squadron, 5th Bomb Group, 13th Air Force.
Squadron photo of the 72d Reconnaissance Squadron, 1948
RB-29 on the ramp in the snow at Ladd AFB 1948
RB-36H (51-13741) flying over San Francisco Bay, 1954

The 72d Test and Evaluation Squadron (72 TES) is part of the 53d Wing at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. The squadron is geographically separated but operated from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. It conducts testing and evaluation of the B-2 Spirit aircraft.