65th AIRLIFT SQUADRON – NEW

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   3.5 inch-90mm

 

65th AIRLIFT SQUADRON (PACAF)

Lineage. Constituted as 65 Troop Carrier Squadron on 7 Dec 1942. Activated on 12 Dec 1942. Inactivated on 27 Jan 1946. Activated in the Reserve on 9 Aug 1947. Redesignated as 65 Troop Carrier Squadron, Medium on 27 Jun 1949. Ordered to active service on 1 Apr 1951. Inactivated on 1 Jan 1953. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Jan 1953. Ordered to active service on 28 Oct 1962. Relieved from active duty on 28 Nov 1962. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 1 Jul 1966. Redesignated as 65 Airlift Squadron on 20 Feb 1992. Activated on 10 Mar 1992.

Assignments. 403 Troop Carrier Group, 12 Dec 1942; Fifth Air Force, 26 Jul 1943; 54 Troop Carrier Wing, 13 Aug 1943; 433 Troop Carrier Group, 9 Nov 1943; 403 Troop Carrier Group, 20 Feb 1945-27 Jan 1946. 419 Troop Carrier Group, 9 Aug 1947; 403 Troop Carrier Group, 27 Jun 1949-1 Jan 1953. 403 Troop Carrier Group, 1 Jan 1953; 442 Troop Carrier Group, 16 Nov 1957; 403 Troop Carrier Wing, 14 Apr 1959; 929 Troop Carrier Group, 11 Jan 1963-1 Jul 1966. 15 Air Base Wing, 10 Mar 1992; 15 Operations Group, 13 Apr 1992-.

Stations. Bowman Field, KY, 12 Dec 1942; Alliance, NE, 18 Dec 1942; Pope Field, NC, 3 May 1943; Baer Field, IN, 19 Jun-14 Jul 1943; Port Moresby, New Guinea, 26 Jul 1943 (air echelon operated from Tsili Tsili, New Guinea, 18 Sep-31 Oct 1943); Nadzab, New Guinea, 9 Oct 1943 (air echelon operated from Tadji, New Guinea, 3 May-2 Jun 1944); Biak, 18 Oct 1944 (air echelon operated from Hill Field, Mindoro, 24 Jan-27 Feb 1945); Morotai, 27 Feb 1945; Dulag, Leyte, 15 Jul 1945; Clark Field, Luzon, 27 Jan 1946. Richmond AAB, VA, 9 Aug 1947; Portland, OR, 27 Jun 1949-29 Mar 1952; Ashiya AB, Japan, 14 Apr 1952-1 Jan 1953. Portland Intl Aprt, OR, 1 Jan 1953; Paine AFB, WA, 15 Apr 1955; Davis Field, OK, 16 Nov 1957-1 Jul 1966. Hickam AFB (later, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam), HI, 10 Mar 1992-.

Aircraft. C-47, 1943-1945; C-46, 1944-1945. C-46, 1947-1952; C-119, 1952. C-119, 1953-1966. C-135, 1992-2003; C-37, 2002-; C-40, 2003-.

Operations. Aerial transportation and evacuation in South and Southwest Pacific, 26 Jul 1943-c. Aug 1945; and in Korea, 9 May-31 Dec 1952. Beginning in 1992, flew specially configured C-135s, and later C-37 and C-40 aircraft, to provide global airlift to Commander, US Pacific Command and Commander, Pacific Air Forces, as well as distinguished visitor missions.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: New Guinea; Northern Solomons; Bismarck Archipelago; Western Pacific; Leyte; Luzon; Southern Philippines. Korea: Korea Summer-Fall, 1952; Third Korean Winter.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: Laguna de Bay, Luzon, 23 Feb 1945; Philippine Islands, 17 Apr-30 Jun 1945. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 10 Mar 1992-30 Jun 1993; 1 Oct 1993-30 Sep 1995; 1 Oct 1995-1 Aug 1997; 2 Aug 1997-1 Aug 1999; 29 Nov 1999-30 Nov 2001; 1 Nov 2002-31 Oct 2004; 1 Nov 2004-31 Oct 2006; 1 Nov 2006-31 Oct 2007. Philippine Presidential Unit Citation (WWII). Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation: [1952].

Emblem. Approved on 27 Nov 1992.

Additional information

Weight 0.0000 kg
Dimensions 0.00 × 0.00 × 0.00 cm