2013 UPDATED Reunion Info

New Pictures!


Flikr 345th BG 2013 Reunion Pictures


The 2013 reunion will be held October 25-27, 2013 in Houston Texas! This will be in conjunction with the Wings over Houston Airshow. More reunion information is available here.

Click here for the registration form.

See the 2013 Reunion T-Shirt here!.


Flikr 345th BG 2012 Reunion Pictures



See video of the 345th being honored at the South Carolina/Arkansas football game on the Flikr 345th BG Reunion Page



345th Facebook Page


For information contact: Paul Van Valkenburg


Welcome to the 345th Bomb Group's Website.


The 345th Bomb Group was first activated at Columbia Army Air Base, SC, in November 1942. The "Air Apaches" were the first full Air Force combat Group sent the Pacific in World War II and flew the B-25 Mitchell. Shortly after arriving in theater their B-25's were converted to "strafer's", making them a low level ground and shipping attack plane.


The Unit was awarded four United States Distinguished Unit Citations and is one of the most decorated units of WWII.


Read more about our Group here.

The 345th BG is made up of four squadrons:

Resent Web Updates

"Recent News" has been updated on 01/28/2014.

Military funeral service for Lt. Col Donald E. Wagner to be held on February 24th at Arlington National Cemetery. More information here.

The December 2013 Newsletter is now available here.

Model B25's with 345th markings are being offered for sale here.