15th AIRLIFT SQUADRON – GLOBAL EAGLES + C-17 POCKET TAB

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15th AIRLIFT SQUADRON

Lineage. Constituted 15th Transport Squadron on 20 Nov 1940. Activated on 4 Dec 1940. Redesignated 15th Troop Carrier Squadron on 4 Jul 1942. Inactivated on 31 Jul 1945. Activated on 30 Sep 1946. Redesignated: 15th Troop Carrier Squadron, Medium, on 1 Jul 1948; 15th Troop Carrier Squadron, Heavy, on 15 Aug 1948; 15th Military Airlift Squadron on 8 Jan 1966; 15th Airlift Squadron on 1 Jan 1992. Inactivated on 26 Jul 1993. Activated on 1 Oct 1993.

Assignments. 61st Transport (later, 61st Troop Carrier) Group, 4 Dec 1940-31 Jul 1945. 61st Troop Carrier Group, 30 Sep 1946; 63d Troop Carrier Group, 8 Oct 1959; 63d Troop Carrier (later, 63d Military Airlift) Wing, 18 Jan 1963; 63d Military Airlift Group, 1 Oct 1978; 63d Military Airlift Wing, 1 Jul 1980; 63d Operations Group, 1 Jan 1992-26 Jul 1993. 437th Operations Group, 1 Oct 1993-.

Stations. Duncan Field, TX, 4 Dec 1940; Augusta, GA, 12 Jul 1941; Pope Field, NC, 24 May 1942; Lubbock, TX, c. 25 Sep 1942; Pope Field, NC, 27 Feb-2 May 1943; Lourmel, Algeria, 15 May 1943; Kairouan, Tunisia, 24 Jun 1942; Licata, Sicily, 2 Sep 1943; Sciacca, Sicily, 5 Oct 1943-12 Feb 1944; Barkston, England, 17 Feb 1944; Abbeville, France, 13 Mar-13 May 1945; Waller Field, Trinidad, 19 May-31 Jul 1945. Eschborn AB, Germany, 30 Sep 1946; Rhein-Main AB, Germany, 9 Feb 1947-21 Jul 1950; McChord AFB, WA, 26 Jul-4 Dec 1950; Ashiya AB, Japan, 13 Dec 1950; Tachikawa AB, Japan, 26 Mar-18 Nov 1952; Larson AFB, WA, 21 Nov 1952; Donaldson AFB, SC, 25 Aug 1954; Hunter AFB, GA, 1 Apr 1963; Norton AFB, CA, 1 Apr 1967-26 Jul 1993. Charleston AFB, SC, 1 Oct 1993-.

Aircraft. C-33, 1941; C-39, 1941-1942; C-47, 1942-1945. C-47, 1946-1948; C-54, 1948-1952; C-124, 1952-1967; C-141, 1967-1993.

Operations. World War II: Included airborne assaults on Sicily, Normandy, Holland, and Germany; aerial transportation in MTO and ETO. Berlin Airlift, 1948-1949. Korea: Aerial transportation from US to Japan, Aug-Dec 1950, and between Japan and Korea, 13 Dec 1950-Nov 1952. Worldwide airlift, 1953-1993, including to Southeast Asia, 1966-1973; Grenada, Oct-Nov 1983; Panama, 18 Dec 1989-8 Jan 1990; and Southwest Asia, Aug 1990-Jan 1991.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Central Europe. Korea: CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korean Summer-Fall, 1952.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. Panama, 1989-1990.

Decorations. Air Force Distinguished Unit Citations: Sicily, 11 Jul 1943; France, [6-7] Jun 1944; Korea, 13 Dec 1950-21 Apr 1951. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1957-10 Dec 1962; 1 Jul 1968-30 Jun 1969; 1 Jul 1970-30 Jun 1971; 1 Jun 1978-31 May 1980; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1983; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1987; 1 Jan 1990-30 Apr 1991. Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation: 1 Jul 1951-[18 Nov 1952]. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966-8 Jan 1973.

Emblem. Approved on 14 Jun 1977; replaced emblem approved on 16 Jul 1952. MOTTO: GLOBAL EAGLES.