316th WING

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   3.5 inch-88mm

 

316th WING (AFDW)

Lineage. Established as 316 Troop Carrier Wing on 29 Jul 1947. Organized on 15 Aug 1947. Discontinued on 25 Aug 1948. Redesignated 316 Troop Carrier Wing, Medium, and activated on 23 Aug 1948. Inactivated on 20 Oct 1949. Redesignated 316 Troop Carrier Wing, Assault, and activated, on 15 Nov 1965. Organized on 25 Nov 1965. Redesignated: 316 Troop Carrier Wing on 1 Mar 1966; 316 Tactical Airlift Wing on 1 May 1967. Inactivated on 1 Oct 1975. Consolidated (21 Jun 2006) with 1776 Air Base Wing which activated on 15 Dec 1980. Inactivated on 12 Jul 1991. Redesignated 316 Wing on 21 Jun 2006. Activated on 22 Jun 2006.

Assignments. Ninth Air Force, 15 Aug 1947-25 Aug 1948. Ninth Air Force, 23 Aug 1948; Fourteenth Air Force, 1 Feb-20 Oct 1949. Tactical Air Command, 15 Nov 1965; 840 Air Division, 25 Nov 1965; Ninth Air Force, 24 Dec 1969; 839 Air Division, 31 Mar 1970; Twenty-First Air Force, 31 Dec 1974-1 Oct 1975 (attached to Operating Location A, Headquarters Twenty-First Air Force, 31 Dec 1974-30 Jun 1975). 76 Airlift Division, 15 Dec 1980; Twenty-First Air Force, 1 Oct 1985-12 Jul 1991. Air Force District of Washington, 22 Jun 2006-.

Components. Groups. 316 Troop Carrier (later, 316 Operations): 15 Aug 1947-25 Aug 1948; 23 Aug 1948-20 Oct 1949; 22 Jun 2006-.

Squadrons. 29 Tactical Airlift: 1 Apr-15 Nov 1971. 36 Troop Carrier (later, 36 Tactical Airlift): 1 Apr 1966-25 Mar 1968 (detached 28 Mar-29 Jun 1967); 5 Jul 1968-1 Jul 1975 (detached 25 Feb-15 Jun 1969, 24 Nov 1969-7 Feb 1970, 13 Aug-18 Oct 1970, 12 Jul-10 Sep 1971, 20 May-8 Sep 1972, 12 Mar-18 May 1973, 14 Jan-16 Mar 1974, and 13 Aug-16 Oct 1974. 37 Troop Carrier (later, 37 Tactical Airlift): 1 Oct 1966-15 Sep 1975 (detached 24 Sep-21 Dec 1967, 27 Apr-13 May 1968, 24 Nov 1968-5 Mar 1969, 13 Jul-26 Sep 1969, 1 Mar-11 May 1970, 7 Feb-13 Apr 1971, 5 Jan-13 Mar 1972, 30 Nov 1972-15 Mar 1973, 31 Aug-16 Nov 1973, 12 Apr-29 Jun 1974, and 5 Apr-15 Jun 1975). 38 Troop Carrier (later, 38 Tactical Airlift): 1 Jan 1967-1 Jul 1969 (detached 5 Feb-22 Jul 1968); 15 Nov 1971-31 Aug 1975 (detached 13 Mar-16 May 1972, 31 Aug-5 Dec 1972, 18 May-13 Jul 1973, 29 Aug-3 Oct 1973, 13 Dec 1974-15 Feb 1975; not operational, 1 Jul-31 Aug 1975).

Stations. Greenville AAB (later, AFB), SC, 15 Aug 1947-25 Aug 1948. Greenville AFB, SC, 23 Aug 1948-20 Oct 1949. Langley AFB, VA, 25 Nov 1965-1 Oct 1975. Andrews AFB, MD, 15 Dec 1980-12 Jul 1991. Andrews AFB, MD, 22 Jun 2006-.

Aircraft. C-47, 1947-1948; C-82-1947-1948; CG-15 (glider), 1947-1948; C-47, 1948-1949; C-82, 1948-1949; CG-15 (glider), 1948-1949. C-130, 1966-1975. None, 1980-1991.

Operations. Participated in joint airborne training, glider training, exercises and maneuvers, and ferried freight in the United States and overseas, 1947-1948, and again in 1948-1949. Participated in worldwide tactical airlift operations, humanitarian missions, and special exercises and maneuvers, including joint airborne training, 1966-1975. Conducted C-130 replacement training, Jan 1966-Nov 1967, and C-130 maintenance training, Feb-Dec 1966. In 1973, participated in repatriation of South Vietnamese and American prisoners of war from North Vietnam. From 1980-1991, 1776 Air Base Wing (ABW), as host wing, operated, administered and maintained Andrews AFB, MD.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 May 1967-30 Apr 1969; 1 May 1970-30 Apr 1972; 1 May 1972-30 Apr 1974; 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1988.

Bestowed Honors. Authorized to display honors earned by the 316 Operations Group prior to 29 Jul 1947. Service Streamers. World War II American Theater. Campaign Streamers. World War II: Egypt-Libya; Tunisia; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Rome-Arno; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Central Europe. Decorations. Distinguuished Unit Citations: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Sicily, 25 Nov 1942-25 Aug 1943; Sicily, 11 Jul 1943; France, [6-7] Jun 1944. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jul 1987-30 Jun 1989.

Emblem. Approved 15 Sep 2006.

 

Additional information

Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm