29th WEAPONS SQUADRON – OCP

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29th WEAPONS SQUADRON (AMC)

Lineage. Constituted 29 Transport Squadron on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 2 Mar 1942. Redesignated 29 Troop Carrier Squadron on 4 Jul 1942. Inactivated on 22 Sep 1945. Activated on 30 Sep 1946. Redesignated: 29 Troop Carrier Squadron , Heavy on 30 Jul 1948; 29 Troop Carrier Squadron, Special on 1 Feb 1949. Inactivated on 18 Sep 1949. Redesignated 29 Troop Carrier Squadron, Medium on 26 Nov 1952. Activated on 1 Feb 1953. Inactivated on 8 Jun 1955. Activated on 15 Jun 1964. Organized on 1 Oct 1964. Redesignated: 29 Troop Carrier Squadron on 1 Jan 1967; 29 Tactical Airlift Squadron on 1 Aug 1967. Inactivated on 31 Oct 1970. Activated on 1 Apr 1971. Inactivated on 15 Nov 1971. Redesignated 29 Weapons Squadron on 30 May 2003. Activated on 1 Jun 2003.

Assignments. 313 Transport (later, 313 Troop Carrier) Group, 2 Mar 1942-22 Sep 1945. 313 Troop Carrier Group, 30 Sep 1946-18 Sep 1949. 313 Troop Carrier Group, 1 Feb 1953-8 Jun 1955. 313 Troop Carrier Wing, 1 Oct 1964; 315 Air Division, 27 Jan 1966; 463 Troop Carrier (later, 463 Tactical Airlift) Wing, 25 Mar 1966-31 Oct 1970. 316 Tactical Airlift Wing, 1 Apr-15 Nov 1971. USAF Mobility Weapons School, 1 Jun 2003-.

Stations. Daniel Field, GA, 2 Mar 1942; Bowman Field, KY, 21 Jun 1942; Florence, SC, 4 Aug 1942; Maxton, NC, 13 Dec 1942-25 Apr 1943; Oujda, French Morocco, 11 May 1943; Kairouan, Tunisia, 16 Jun 1943; Sciacca, Sicily, 4 Sep 1943; Trapani/Milo Airdrome, Sicily, 3 Oct 1943; Folkingham, England, 23 Feb 1944; Achiet, France, 28 Mar 1945-5 Aug 1945; Camp Myles Standish, MA, 21-22 Sep 1945. Capodicino, Italy, 30 Sep 1946; Pisa, Italy, 5 Mar 1947; Tulln AB, Austria, 5 May-25 Jun 1947; Langley Field, VA, 25 Jun 1947; Bergstrom Field (later AFB), TX, 15 Jul 1947-22 Oct 1948; Fassburg, Germany, 9 Nov 1948-18 Sep 1949. Mitchel AFB, NY, 1 Feb 1953; Sewart AFB, TN, 2 Oct 1953-8 Jun 1955. Forbes AFB, KS, 1 Oct 1964-c. Dec 1965; Clark AB, Philippines, 27 Jan 1966-31 Oct 1970. Langley AFB, VA, 1 Apr-15 Nov 1971. Little Rock AFB, AR, 1 Jun 2003-.

Aircraft. Principally C-47, 1942-1945; C-46, 1945. C-47, 1946-1948; C-82, 1947-1948; C-54, 1948-1949. C-46, 1953; C-119, 1953-1955. C-130, 1964-1970. C-130, 1971.

Operations. Included airborne assaults on Sicily, Italy, Normandy, Holland, and Germany, and aerial transportation in MTO and ETO, during World War II. Berlin Airlift, 1948-1949. Tactical airlift in Southeast Asia, 1966-1970; dropped first 10,000-pound bombs in support of combat operations, dropping ten from 12-20 Dec 1968. In 1971 equipped with C-130E, trained, and became operational but was replaced by the 38th Tactical Airlift Squadron.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Rome-Arno; Normandy; Northern France; Central Europe; Rhineland.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: Sicily, 11 Jul 1943; France, 5, 6, and 7 Jun 1944. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat “V” Device: 1 Jun 1968-30 Jun 1969; 1 Jul-30 Sep 1970. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 30 Jan-15 Jun 1966; 1 Jan 1967-31 May 1968; 1 Apr-14 Nov 1971. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Jun 1968-30 Sep 1970.

Emblem. Current emblem does not meet Air Force requirements. Squadron may design and request approval of a new emblem in accordance AFI 84-105

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