17th TACTICAL AIRLIFT SQUADRON

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17th TACTICAL AIRLIFT SQUADRON

Lineage. Constituted 17th Air Corps Ferrying Squadron on 18 Feb 1942. Activated on 27 Apr 1942. Redesignated 17th Transport Squadron on 19 Mar 1943. Disbanded on 31 Oct 1943. Reconstituted, and redesignated 17th Air Transport Squadron, Medium, on 22 Mar 1954. Activated on 18 Jul 1954. Redesignated: 17th Air Transport Squadron, Heavy, on 18 Jun 1958; 17th Military Airlift Squadron on 8 Jan 1966. Inactivated on 8 Apr 1969. Activated on 1 Aug 1987. Redesignated 17th Airlift Squadron on 1 Oct 1991.

Assignments. Army Air Forces Ferrying (later, Air Transport) Command, 27 Apr 1942; 11th Ferrying (later, 11th Transport) Group, 28 Jul 1942-31 Oct 1943. 1608th Air Transport Group, 18 Jul 1954; 1608th Air Transport Wing, 18 Jan 1963; 437th Military Airlift Wing, 8 Jan 1966-8 Apr 1969. 437th Military Airlift Wing, 1 Aug 1987; 437th Operations Group, 1 Oct 1991-.

Stations. Hamilton Field, CA, 27 Apr 1942-31 Oct 1943. Charleston AFB, SC, 18 Jul 1954-8 Apr 1969. Charleston AFB, SC, 1 Aug 1987-.

Aircraft. C-46, 1942-1943; C-47, 1942-1943. C-54, 1954-1958; C-124, 1958-1969. C-141, 1987-.

Operations. World War II: Air Transport and aircraft delivery to the Pacific Theater. Worldwide Airlift beginning 1954. Missions to Southeast Asia, 1964-1969. Supported operations in Panama, 18-29 Dec 1989, and Southwest Asia, Aug 1990-Dec 1991.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. Panama, 1989-1990.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1963-1 Feb 1964; 11 Jul 1966-10 Jul 1967; 11 Jul 1967-10 Jul 1968; 11 Jul 1968-8 Apr 1969; 1 Jul 1988-30 Jun 1989; 1 Jul 1989-30 Jun 1990; 21 Sep 1989-31 Oct 1989. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966-8 Apr 1969.

Emblem. Approved 27 Oct 1959. MOTTO: ANYTHING, ANYWHERE, ANYTIME.