7th AIRLIFT SQUADRON – OCP

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   3.5 inch-90mm

 

7th AIRLIFT SQUADRON (AMC)

Lineage. Constituted 7 Transport Squadron on 1 Oct 1933. Activated on 14 Oct 1939. Redesignated 7 Troop Carrier Squadron on 4 Jul 1942. Inactivated on 27 Nov 1945. Activated on 7 Sep 1946. Redesignated: 7 Troop Carrier Squadron, Medium, on 23 Jun 1948; 7 Troop Carrier Squadron, Heavy, on 12 Oct 1949; 7 Air Transport Squadron, Heavy, on 1 Jan 1965; 7 Military Airlift Squadron on 8 Jan 1966. Inactivated on 22 Dec 1969. Activated on 13 Mar 1971. Redesignated 7 Airlift Squadron on 1 Nov 1991.

Assignments. 10 Transport Group, 14 Oct 1939; 62 Transport (later, 62 Troop Carrier) Group, 11 Dec 1940-14 Nov 1945; Unkn, 15-27 Nov 1945. 62 Troop Carrier Group, 7 Sep 1946 (attached to Yukon Sector, Alaskan Air Command, 15 Sep 1947-5 Mar 1948; 62 Troop Carrier Wing, 8-14 Jan 1960); 62 Troop Carrier (later, 62 Air Transport; 62 Military Airlift) Wing, 15 Jan 1960-22 Dec 1969. 60 Military Airlift Wing, 13 Mar 1971; 60 Military Airlift Group, 6 Mar 1978; 60 Military Airlift Wing, 15 Feb 1979; 60 Operations Group, 1 Nov 1991; 62 Operations Group, 1 Oct 1993-.

Stations. Sacramento Air Depot (later, McClellan Field), CA, 14 Oct 1939; Kellogg Field, MI, 29 May 1942; Florence AAB, SC, 2 Jul-14 Aug 1942; Greenham Common, England, 7 Sep 1942; Keevil, England, 25 Sep-16 Nov 1942; Tafaroui, Algeria, 27 Dec 1942 (operated from bases in Egypt and Palestine, 13 Mar-19 May 1943); Matemore, Algeria, 21 May 1943; El Djem, Tunisia, 22 Jun 1943; Goubrine, Tunisia, 26 Jul 1943; Ponte Olivo, Sicily, 6 Sep 1943; Brindisi, Italy, 12 Feb 1944; Ponte Olivo, Sicily, 29 Mar 1944; Guado Airfield, Italy, 8 May 1944; Galera Airfield, Italy, 28 Jun 1944; Brindisi, Italy, 22 Oct 1944; Tarquinia, Italy, 4 Dec 1944; Rosignano, Italy, 24 May 1945; Naples, Italy, 25 Sep-27 Nov 1945. Bergstrom Field, TX, 7 Sep 1946; McChord Field (later, AFB), WA, 5 Aug 1947 (operated from Elmendorf Field, AK, 15 Sep 1947-5 Mar 1948); Kelly AFB, TX, 9 May 1950 (operated from McChord AFB, WA, 27 Jul 1950-18 Feb 1951); McChord AFB, WA, 19 Feb 1951; Larson AFB, WA, 9 May 1952; McChord, AFB, WA, 13 Jun 1960-22 Dec 1969. Travis AFB, CA, 13 Mar 1971; McChord AFB, WA, 1 Oct 1993-.

Aircraft. C-33, 1939-1941; C-39, 1939-1942; B-10, 1939-1940; C-53, 1942; C-47, 1942-1945. C-46, 1946-1947; C-82, 1947-1949; C-54, 1949-1951; C-124, 1951-1969. C-141, 1971-2000; C-17, 2000-.

Operations. Included airborne assaults on Sicily and Southern France, support of partisans in Northern Italy and the Balkans, and transportation of personnel and supplies in Mediterranean Theater of Operations during World War II. Airlift from US to Japan during Korean War. Worldwide airlift beginning May 1952. Flew frequent missions to Southeast Asia, Jan 1966-Dec 1969 and Apr 1971-Apr 1975. Supported operations in Grenada, 25 Oct-7 Nov 1983; Panama, 20 Dec 1989; and Southwest Asia, Aug 1990-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Tunisia; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Rome-Arno; Southern France; North Apennines; Po Valley; Air Combat, EAME Theater.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. Panama, 1989-1990.

Decorations. Meritorious Unit Award: 11 Sep 2001-10 Sep 2003. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 19 Apr-5 May 1954; 1 Jan 1961-1 Nov 1962; 1 Jul 1965-15 Jul 1966; 15 Nov 1967-15 Nov 1969; 1 Jul 1974-30 Jun 1975; 1 Jul 1975-30 Jun 1977; 16 Dec 1989-31 Jan 1990; 1 Jul 1992-30 Jun 1993; 1 Jul 1994-30 Jun 1996; 1 Jul 1996-30 Jun 1997; 1 Jul 1997-30 Jun 1999; 1 Jul 2000-30 Jun 2001; 11 Sep 2005-10 Sep 2006. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966-[28 Jan 1973].

Emblem. Approved on 9 Aug 1944.

 

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