115th AIRLIFT SQUADRON – OCP

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115th AIRLIFT SQUADRON

Lineage:  Organized as 115 Aero Squadron on 28 Aug 1917. Redesignated 636 Aero Squadron on 1 Feb 1918. Demobilized on 8 Apr 1919. Reconstituted and consolidated (1936) with 115 Observation Squadron which, having been allotted to NG, was activated on 16 Jun 1924. Ordered to active service on 3 Mar 1941. Redesignated: 115 Observation Squadron (Light) on 13 Jan 1942; 115 Observation Squadron on 2 Apr 1943. Inactivated on 25 Dec 1945. Redesignated 115 Bombardment Squadron (Light), and allotted to ANG, on 24 May 1946. Activated on 15 Aug 46. Federally recognized on 16 Sep 46. Inactivated on 1 Jan 53. Redesignated 115 Fighter-Bomber Squadron and activated on 1 Jan 53; 115 Fighter-Interceptor Squadron on 1 Jul 55; 115 Tactical Fighter Squadron on 1 Oct 58; 115 Air Transport Squadron, Heavy on 9 Jan 60; 115 Military Airlift Squadron on 1 Jan 66; 115 Tactical Airlift Squadron on 14 Apr 70; 115 Airlift Squadron on 31 Mar 91-.

Assignments:  Unkn, 28 Aug – Dec 1917; Second Aviation Instruction Center, Dec 1917 – Jan 1919; unkn, Jan – 8 Apr 1919. California NG (divisional aviation, 40 division), 16 Jun 1924; III Army Corps, 3 Mar 1941; Fourth Air Force, 1 Sep 1941; 69 Observation (later Reconnaissance) Group, 3 Sep 1941; II Air Support Command (later II Tactical Air Division), 11 Aug 1943; I (later III) Tactical Air Division, 18 Apr 1944; Tenth Air Force, 29 Oct 1944 (attached to 1 Liaison Group [Prov], 18 Nov 1944-30 Apr 1945); Fourteenth Air Force, 6 Jul – 25 Dec 1945 (attached to 312 Fighter Wing, 24 Jul – 1 Aug 1945). Assigned to 111 Bombardment Group 1946-1 Nov 50; 146 Composite Group, Feb 51; 126 Bombardment Group, Dec 51; 4400 Combat Crew Training Group, 1 Apr 1951-1 Nov 1952. 146 Fighter-Bomber Wing, 1 Nov 1952; 146 Fighter Wing, 1 Jan 1953; 146 Fighter-Interceptor Wing, 1 Jul 1955; 146 Air Transport Wing, 1 Oct 1961; 146 Military Airlift Wing, 8 Jan 1966; 146 Tactical Airlift Wing, 1 Apr 1970; 146 Operations Group, 16 Mar 1992-.

Stations:  Kelly Field, TX, 28 Aug 1917; Garden City, NY, 31 Oct – 3 Dec 1917; Tours, France, c. 27 Dec 1917; St. Nazaire, France, c. 11 Jan – c. Mar 1919; Garden City, NY, c. 25 Mar – 8 Apr 1919. Los Angeles, Calif, 16 Jun 1924; Paso Robles, Calif, 13 Mar 1941; San Bernardino, Calif, 13 Dec 1941; Ontario, Calif, 1 Jun 1942; Laurel, Miss, 11 Nov 1942; Esler Field, La, 30 Mar 1943; Pollock AAFld, La, 7 Jul 1943; Brownwood AAFld, Tex, 21 Nov 1943 – 14 Sep 1944; Ledo, India 11 Nov 1944 (detachment at Myitkyina, Burma, after 3 Jan 1945); Myitkyina, Burma, 21 Jan 1945; Dinjan, India (air echelon at Myitkyina, Burma), 24 Apr 1945; Nagaghuli, India, 9 May 1945; Chengkung, China, 20 Jul 1945; Hsingchiang, China, 23 Jul 1945 (operated primarily from Peishiyi, China, after 11 Aug 1945); Peishiyi, China, 2 Sep 1945; Luliang, China, 3 Oct 1945; Kancharapara, India, 13 Oct – 10 Nov 1945; Ft Lewis, Wash, 19-25 Dec 1945; Van Nuys Muni Apt, CA, 16 Sep 1946; 1 Jan 1953-1 Mar 1990; Lockheed Air Terminal, CA, 1 Feb 1948-1 Nov 1952; (operated from Langley AFB, VA, 1 Apr 1951-1 Nov 1952). Channel Islands ANGB, CA. 1 Sep 1990-.

Aircraft:  Included JN-4, DH-4, TW-3, PT-1, BT-1, O-2, and O-17 during period 1924 – 1932; O-38, 1931-1942; in addition to O-47, c. 1938-1943, O-49, 1941-1943, and L-2, 1942-1943, included P-40, 1943, apparently L-4, 1942-1943; in addition to L-5, 1943-1945, included L-1, 1944-1945, and L-4, 1945. A-26, 1946-1951; B-45, 1951-1952; F-51, 1953; F-86, 1953-1961; F-86, 1957-1959; F-86, 1959-1961; C-97, 1961-1970; C-130, 1970-1973; C-130, 1973-1981; C-130, 1981-2002; C-130, 2002-.

Operations:  Constructed facilities and engaged in supply and related base support activities, 1918-1919. Antisubmarine patrols, 1941-c. Sep 1942; combat in CBI, 3 Dec 1944 – c. 8 May 1945, Aug 1945. Trained for tactical bombing missions and air-to-air combat in the B-26, 1946-1951. Called to active federal service on 1 Mar 1951 for duty in the Korean War, became Tactical Air Command training squadron for pilots flying the B-45A Tornado jet bomber, 1951-1952. Flew air defense mission for the Los Angeles area, 1952-1961. Federalized for Berlin Crisis, 1 Oct 1961-31 Aug 1962, augmented MATS airlift capability worldwide in support of the USAF needs. Throughout the 1960s, flew long-distance transport missions, frequently to Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, and during the Vietnam War, to both South Vietnam, Okinawa and Thailand. Transferred to TAC and flew theater transport, flying missions in support of TAC throughout the USA and Alaska.

Service Streamers:  Theater of Operations.

Campaigns:  Antisubmarine, American Theater; India-Burma; China Defensive; Central Burma; China Offensive.

Decorations:  None.

Emblem: Approved 26 Dec 1929.

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