313th Expeditionary Operations Group

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The 313th Expeditionary Operations Group is a Provisional United States Air Force unit, assigned to United States Air Forces in Europe to activate or inactivate as needed.wikipedia
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The 313th Expeditionary Operations Group is a Provisional United States Air Force unit, assigned to United States Air Forces in Europe to activate or inactivate as needed.
313th Troop Carrier Group

49th Troop Carrier Squadron

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In June, the group added three additional squadrons (the 47th, 48th and 49th Transport Squadrons) and moved to Bowman Field, Kentucky to begin training.
Its last assignment was with the 313th Troop Carrier Group at Camp Myles Standish, Massachusetts, where it was inactivated on 22 September 1945.

29th Weapons Squadron

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The group was activated at Daniel Field, Georgia in March 1942 as the 313th Transport Group, with only a headquarters and a single squadron, the 29th Transport Squadron, assigned.
The squadron was activated as the 29th Transport Squadron in March 1942 as the original squadron of the 313th Transport Group.

47th Airlift Flight

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In June, the group added three additional squadrons (the 47th, 48th and 49th Transport Squadrons) and moved to Bowman Field, Kentucky to begin training.
The flight as activated at Daniel Field, Georgia in June 1942 as the 47th Transport Squadron, when the 313th Transport Group expanded from a headquarters and a single squadron, the 29th Troop Carrier Squadron, to a four squadron group.

48th Airlift Squadron

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In June, the group added three additional squadrons (the 47th, 48th and 49th Transport Squadrons) and moved to Bowman Field, Kentucky to begin training.
The squadron as activated at Daniel Field, Georgia in June 1942 as the 48th Transport Squadron, when the 313th Transport Group expanded from a headquarters and a single squadron, the 29th Troop Carrier Squadron, to a four squadron group.

52d Troop Carrier Wing

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Two days later, 11 July 1943, the 313th Group led the stream of troop carrier units of the 52d Troop Carrier Wing bringing reinforcements, planning to drop paratroops near Gela.
Groups present for the invasion training were the 61st Troop Carrier Group, 313th Troop Carrier Group, 314th Troop Carrier Group, 315th Troop Carrier Group, 316th Troop Carrier Group, 349th Troop Carrier Group, and 434th Troop Carrier Group.

313th Air Expeditionary Wing

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Shortly after its arrival at Bergstrom, the group and its supporting units were reorganized under the wing base organization, with both operational and support elements reporting to the 313th Troop Carrier Wing.
The wing was first organized as the 313th Troop Carrier Wing at Bergstrom Field, Texas in July 1947, shortly after the arrival of its tactical element, the 313th Troop Carrier Group.

Twelfth Air Force

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During World War II, the group was assigned to both Twelfth and Ninth Air Forces in North Africa, Italy and Western Europe.
313th Troop Carrier Group

Angads Airport

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The group began flying combat missions from Oujda Airfield in French Morocco.
313th Troop Carrier Group, 9 May – 16 June 1943 C-47 Skytrain

60th Air Mobility Wing

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In January 1949, the 313th Wing was inactivated and the group was assigned directly to the 1st Airlift Task Force, but attached to the 60th Troop Carrier Wing at Rhein Main.
There, the 60th gained operational control of the 313th Troop Carrier Group, the 513th Air Base Group, the 513th Maintenance and Supply Group, and the 513th Medical Group.

I Troop Carrier Command

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In July, the Army Air Forces gave the "transport" designation to its strategic airlift units, and the group became the 313th Troop Carrier Group under I Troop Carrier Command.
313th Troop Carrier Group

465th Bombardment Wing

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In August, TAC inactivated the 313th Troop Carrier Wing at Mitchel and replaced it and its support units with the 465th Troop Carrier Wing.
However, the 465th group was located at Donaldson Air Force Base, South Carolina, and the wing controlled flying units assigned to the 313th Troop Carrier Group, which was attached to the wing at Mitchel until late September, when it moved to Sewart Air Force Base, Tennessee.

Brumowski Air Base

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The group was reactivated at Tulln Air Base, Austria, although one of its squadrons was stationed at Capodichino Airport, near Naples, Italy and another at Tempelhof Central Airport in Berlin, Germany.
313th Troop Carrier Group, 30 September 1946 – 25 June 1947

314th Airlift Wing

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While it remained assigned to Eighteenth Air Force, but was attached to the 314th Troop Carrier Wing.
313th Troop Carrier Group (attached 1 October 1953 – 8 June 1955)

53d Fighter Wing

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53d Troop Carrier Wing, September 1942
313th Troop Carrier Group: 2 March 1942 – 24 April 1943

51st Troop Carrier Wing

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51st Troop Carrier Wing, 30 September 1946
313th Troop Carrier Group: 1946–1947

Kairouan Airfield

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313th Troop Carrier Group, 16 June-23 August 1943, C-47 Skytrain

United States Air Force

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The 313th Expeditionary Operations Group is a Provisional United States Air Force unit, assigned to United States Air Forces in Europe to activate or inactivate as needed.

Operation Odyssey Dawn

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It was last active at Moron Air Base, Spain, supporting Operations Odyssey Dawn and Unified Protector to enforce a no-fly zone over Libya.

Operation Unified Protector

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It was last active at Moron Air Base, Spain, supporting Operations Odyssey Dawn and Unified Protector to enforce a no-fly zone over Libya.

World War II

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During World War II, the group was assigned to both Twelfth and Ninth Air Forces in North Africa, Italy and Western Europe.

Ninth Air Force

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During World War II, the group was assigned to both Twelfth and Ninth Air Forces in North Africa, Italy and Western Europe.

Sicily

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The 313 TCG was highly decorated for its combat parachute infantry drops during the Invasion of Sicily (Operation Husky); Invasion of Italy (Operation Avalanche); Invasion of France (Operation Overlord); the airborne invasion of the Netherlands (Operation Market-Garden); and the airborne crossing of the Rhine River, (Operation Varsity).

Allied invasion of Sicily

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The 313 TCG was highly decorated for its combat parachute infantry drops during the Invasion of Sicily (Operation Husky); Invasion of Italy (Operation Avalanche); Invasion of France (Operation Overlord); the airborne invasion of the Netherlands (Operation Market-Garden); and the airborne crossing of the Rhine River, (Operation Varsity).

Italy

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The 313 TCG was highly decorated for its combat parachute infantry drops during the Invasion of Sicily (Operation Husky); Invasion of Italy (Operation Avalanche); Invasion of France (Operation Overlord); the airborne invasion of the Netherlands (Operation Market-Garden); and the airborne crossing of the Rhine River, (Operation Varsity).