816th EXPEDITIONARY AIRLIFT SQUADRON – THICK HOGSMEN – MORALE – OCP

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Computer made/mounted on velcro   4.0 inch-100mm

 

816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron

Lineage. Constituted 816th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 14 Sep 1943. Activated on 20 Sep 1943. Inactivated on 25 Sep 1945. Redesignated: 816th Troop Carrier Squadron (Medium) on 15 Nov 1952. . Activated on 1 Jan 1953. Inactivated on 18 Sep 1956. Redesignated: 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron and converted to provisional status, 1 Oct 2006. Activated on 1 Oct 2006.

Assignments. 483d Bombardment Group, 20 Sep 1943-25 Sep 1945. 483d Troop Carrier Group, 1 Jan 1953-18 Sep 1956. Air Mobility Command to activate or inactivate at any time after 1 Oct 2006.

Stations. Ephrata Army Air Base, WA, 20 Sep 1943; MacDill Field, FL, 7 Nov 1943-2 Mar 1944; Sterparone, Italy, 9 Apr 1944; Pisa, Italy, 15 May-25 Sep 1945; Ashiya AB, Japan, 1 Jan 1953; Tachikawa AB, Japan, 17-18 Sep 1956. Southwest Asia, 1 Oct 2006-Present.

Aircraft. B-17, 1943-1945; C-119, 1953-1956; C-17, 2006-Present.

Operations. Combat in MTO and ETO, 12 Apr 1944-26 Apr 1945; transported redeployed personnel from Pisa, Italy, to Casablanca, French Morocco, May-Sep 1945. Transported troops, supplies and equipment to, and evacuated casualties from Korea, 1953. Provide intra-theater transport within Southwest Asia and other locations as directed in support of units engaged in combat operations.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Air Offensive, Europe; Rome-Arno; Normandy; Northern France; Southern France; North Apennines; Rhineland; Central Europe; Po Valley; Air Combat, EAME Theater. Korean War: Third Korean Winter; Korean Summer-Fall, 1953.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: Germany, 18 Jul 1944; Germany, 24 Mar 1945. Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation: [Jan] -27 Jul 1953. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 6 May 1953-10 Sep 1954.

Emblem. Approved on 22 Mar 1944.

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Weight 0.0000 kg
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