375th OPERATIONS GROUP – DETACHMENT 4 – CADRE

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375th OPERATIONS GROUP (AMC)

Lineage. Established as 375 Troop Carrier Group on 12 Nov 1942. Activated on 18 Nov 1942. Inactivated on 25 Mar 1946. Assigned and activated in the Reserve on 3 Aug 1947. Redesignated 375 Troop Carrier Group, Medium on 10 May 1949. Ordered to active duty on 15 Oct 1950. Inactivated on 14 Jul 1952. Activated in the Reserve on 14 Jul 1952. Inactivated on 16 Nov 1957. Redesignated 375 Aeromedical Airlift Group on 31 Jul 1985. Redesignated 375 Operations Group, and activated on 1 Dec 1991.

Assignments. 1 Troop Carrier Command, 18 Nov 1942; 50 Troop Carrier Wing, 1 May 1943; 54 Troop Carrier Wing, 12 Jul 1943-25 Mar 1946. Eleventh Air Force, 3 Aug 1947; 69 Troop Carrier Wing, 17 Oct 1947; First Air Force, 1 Jul 1948; Continental Air Command, 1 Dec 1948; Ninth Air Force, 23 Feb 1949; 375 Troop Carrier Wing, 27 Jun 1949-14 Jul 1952. 375 Troop Carrier Wing, 14 Jul 1952-16 Nov 1957. 375 Airlift Wing, 1 Dec 1991-.

Components. Squadrons. 11 Aeromedical Airlift (later, 11 Airlift): 1 Dec 1991-30 Sep 2003. 14 Fighter: 30 Sep 1947-27 Jun 1949. 54 Airlift: 30 Sep 2004-. 55 Troop Carrier: 18 Nov 1942-25 Mar 1946; 9 Aug 1947-16 Nov 1957. 56 Troop Carrier: 18 Nov 1942-25 Mar 1946; 3 Aug 1947-16 Nov 1957. 57 Troop Carrier: 18 Nov 1942-25 Mar 1946; 3 Aug 1947-1 Apr 1954. 58 Troop Carrier: 18 Nov 1942-25 Mar 1946; 30 Sep 1947-3 Oct 1950. 311 Airlift: 15 Jun 2005-. 375 Flying Training: 1 Dec 1991-1 Jul 1994. 457 Airlift: 1 Dec 1991-1 Apr 1993; 1 Apr 1997-. 458 Airlift: 1 Dec 1991-. 459 Airlift: 1 Dec 1991-1 Apr 1993.

Stations. Bowman Field, KY, 18 Nov 1942; Sedalia AAFld MO, 25 Jan 1943; Laurinburg-Maxton AAB, NC, 6 May 1943; Baer Field, IN, 2-17 Jun 1943; Brisbane, Australia, 13 Jul 1943; Port Moresby, New Guinea, 31 Jul 1943; Dobodura, New Guinea, 19 Aug 1943; Port Moresby, New Guinea, 19 Dec 1943; Nadzab, New Guinea, 22 Apr 1944; Biak, 27 Sep 1944; San Jose, Mindoro, 18 Feb 1945; Porac, Luzon, 20 May 1945; Okinawa, 31 Jul 1945; Tachikawa, Japan, Sep 1945-25 Mar 1946. Greater Pittsburgh Aprt, PA, 3 Aug 1947; Greenville AFB (later, Donaldson AFB), SC, 16 Oct 1950-14 Jul 1952. Pittsburgh, PA, 14 Jul 1952-16 Nov 1957. Scott AFB, IL, 1 Dec 1991-.

Aircraft. C-47, 1942-1946; B-17, 1944; C-46, 1944-1946. T-6, 1947-1950; C-46, 1948-1950; T-11, 1948-1951; T-7, 1949-1951; C-82, 1950-1952; C-45, 1951. C-46, 1952-1955; C-119, 1954-1957. C-9,1991-2003; C-12, 1991-1994; C-21, 1991-.

Operations. Initially trained for overseas duty and moved to the Pacific theater, Jun-Jul 1943. Operated from New Guinea and Biak, Jul 1943-Feb 1945, transporting troops, supplies, and equipment to forward bases on New Guinea, New Britain, the Solomons, and the Admiralty Islands. Flew armed B-17’s for the more hazardous missions that involved landing on fields that were under enemy attack. Took part in the first airborne operation in the Southwest Pacific, seizing enemy bases and cutting supply lines at Nadzab, New Guinea, on 5 Sep 1943. Moved to the Philippines in Feb 1945, and during the next few months most of its missions were supply flights to ground forces on Luzon and neighboring islands. Transported cargo to forces in the Ryukyus, Jun-Jul 1945. After the war, transferred troops from Luzon to the Ryukyus for staging to Japan. Also ferried liberated prisoners from Okinawa to Luzon. Moved to Japan in Sep 1945, flying supply missions and courier flights until inactivated. Trained in the Reserve from Aug 1947 until the group was called to active duty in Oct 1950. After a period of intensive training, the group supplied airlift for troop movements throughout the United States. Reallotted to the Reserve for training from Jul 1952-Nov 1957. Conducted operational support, aeromedical, and training missions from Dec 1991-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: New Guinea; Northern Solomons; Bismarck Archipelago; Western Pacific; Leyte; Luzon; Southern Philippines; Ryukyus.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jun 1994-30 Jun 1996; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2003-31 May 2005. Philippine Presidential Unit Citation (WWII).

Emblem. Group will use the wing emblem with the group designation in the scroll.

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