322d Tactical Airlift Wing

The 322d Tactical Airlift Wing is an inactive unit of the United States Air Forcewikipedia
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7th Special Operations Squadron

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In March 1973, the wing gained the 7th Special Operations Squadron, equipped with C-47, UH-1H, and C-130E aircraft, which was reassigned from the 26th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing at Ramstein Air Base when the 26th moved to Zweibrücken AB. All but the C-130s were transferred a few months later, to conduct unconventional warfare operations in Europe.
At Rhein-Main, the squadron came under the 322d Tactical Airlift Wing (USAFE).

39th Airlift Squadron

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39th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 15 December 1973 – 12 February 1974
317th Tactical Airlift Wing, 31 Aug 1971 (attached to 322d Tactical Airlift Wing, 12 December 1973 – 17 February 1974; 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, 9 July–15 September 1974, 12 July – 14 September 1975; 435th Tactical Airlift Wing, 12 April–14 June 1976, 1 October–15 December 1977; 435th Tactical Airlift Group, 4 January–4 March 1977)

38th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron

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38th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 16 December 1974 – 15 February 1975
316th Tactical Airlift Wing, 15 November 1971 – 31 August 1975 (attached to 513th Tactical Airlift Wing 11 March 1972 – 6 May 1972, 374th Tactical Airlift Wing 31 August 1972 – 29 November 1972, 513th Tactical Airlift Wing 7 May 1973 – 15 July 1973, unknown 29 August 1973 – 3 October 1973, 322d Tactical Airlift Wing 16 December 1974 – 15 February 1975)

41st Airlift Squadron

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41st Tactical Airlift Squadron, 12 June-11 August 1972; 11 February-13 April 1973; 11 August-12 October 1973
Attached to 322d Tactical Airlift Wing, 4 June–16 August 1972, 5 February–14 April 1973, 9 August–15 October 1973

32d Flying Training Squadron

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32d Tactical Airlift Squadron, 15 February-15 April 1975
314th Tactical Airlift Wing, 1 Sep 1973 (attached to 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, 5 November 1973 – 16 January 1974, 3 September–14 November 1975; 322d Tactical Airlift Wing, 3 February–16 April 1975; 435th Combat Support Group, 3 June–14 August 1976, 13 February–13 April 1977; 435th Tactical Airlift Group, 9 September–14 November 1977)

36th Airlift Squadron

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36th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 1 January-2 February 1970; 10 August-21 October 1970; 29 September-29 October 1971; 16 August-16 October 1974
316th Tactical Airlift Wing, 5 July 1968 (attached to 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, 24 February - 19 June 1969; 7310th Tactical Airlift Wing, 24 November 1969 – 31 December 1969; 322d Tactical Airlift Wing, 1 January 1970 - 7 Feb 1970 and 13 August 1970 – 21 Oct 1970; 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, 2 July 1971 – 16 September 1971; United States Air Forces in Europe, 28 September 1971 – 31 October 1971; 374th Tactical Airlift Wing, 14 May 1972 - c. 7 September 1972; 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, 5 March 1973 - 18 May 1973 and 15 January 1974 – 16 Mar 1974; 322d Tactical Airlift Wing, 1 July 1974 – 16 October 1974)

50th Air Refueling Squadron

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50th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 1 June-15 August 1974
314th Tactical Airlift Wing, 15 August 1973 (attached to 322d Tactical Airlift Wing 1 June–18 August 1974, 374th Tactical Airlift Wing 28 April–6 June 1975, 435th Tactical Airlift Wing 6 December 1975 – 12 February 1976, 513th Tactical Airlift Wing 7 September–1 November 1976, 435th Tactical Airlift Wing, 6 April–9 Jun 1977, 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, 14 January–14 March 1978)

348th Tactical Airlift Squadron

348th Troop Carrier Squadron
348th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 5 October-8 December 1971
516th Troop Carrier Wing, 5 July 1968 – 1 June 1972 (attached to unknown October 1968 - June 1969, 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, September 1969 - November 1969, February 1970 - March 1970, May 1970-July 1970, January 1971 - March 1971, 322d Tactical Airlift Wing, October 1971 - December 1971, 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, May 1972 - June 1972)

61st Airlift Squadron

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61st Tactical Airlift Squadron, 21 October-19 December 1970, 5 June-11 August 1973, 16 October-16 December 1974, 15–30 June 1975
64th Troop Carrier Wing (later 64th Tactical Airlift Wing), 1 July 1966 (attached to 513th Tactical Airlift Wing 6 May-11 Aug 1967, 8 April-29 Jun 1968, 27 May-6 Jul 1970; 322d Tactical Airlift Wing 21 October-19 Dec 1970)

62d Airlift Squadron

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62d Tactical Airlift Squadron, 10 April – 12 June 1971
64th Troop Carrier Wing (later 64th Tactical Airlift Wing), 1 July 1966 (attached to 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, 15 December 1967 – 8 April 1968, 29 June-2 Oct 1968, 16 November 1969 – 11 January 1970, 3 July-30 August 1970; 322d Tactical Airlift Wing, 10 April-12 Jun 1971)

40th Airlift Squadron

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40th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 1 September-5 October 1971; 11 April – 5 June 1973
317th Troop Carrier Wing (later 317 Tactical Airlift Wing), 15 April 1963 (attached to Detachment 1, 322d Air Division, 24 November 1964 – 19 February 1965; 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, 16 March–26 May 1968, 4 Marsh–7 May 1975; 322d Tactical Airlift Wing, 31 August–17 October 1971, 7 April–16 June 1973; 435th Tactical Airlift Group, 12 January–15 March 1976, 26 April–15 July 1977; 435th Tactical Airlift Wing, 4 October–15 December 1976)

774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron

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774th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 12 October-15 December 1973
463d Tactical Airlift Wing, 1 June 1972 (attached to: 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, 5 September – 15 November 1974, 322d Tactical Airlift Wing, 12 October – 15 December 1973)

772d Expeditionary Airlift Squadron

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772d Tactical Airlift Squadron, 12 February-16 April 1974
Attached to: 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, 9 July – 15 September 1972 and 10 November 1972 – 10 January 1973, 5 January – 15 March 1975 and 3 November 1975 – 15 January 1976; 374th Tactical Airlift Wing, 6 May – 4 June 1973; 322d Tactical Airlift Wing, 5 February – 8 April 1974, 3 August – 15 October 1976; 313th Tactical Airlift Group, 3 November 1977 – 7 January 1978, 3 April – 5 June 1979, 3 August – 5 October 1980, 3 December 1981 – 13 February 1982, 4 April – 7 June 1983; 5 June – 4 August 1984; 10 October – 7 December 1985, 4 June – 12 August 1987, 4 August – 13 October 1988, and 4 October – 12 December 1989

347th Tactical Airlift Squadron

347th Troop Carrier Squadron
347th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 2 February-13 April 1970, 12 June-12 August 1971, and 14 February-17 April 1972
516th Troop Carrier Wing, 1 July 1963 – 1 June 1972 (attached to unknown, 28 May 1964 - c. 20 July 1964, 513th Troop Carrier Wing 22 June 1967 – 27 September 1967, unknown 17 January 1968 – 11 March 1968, 315th Air Division 18 June 1968 – 15 October 1968, 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, 13 June 1969 – 3 September 1969, 322d Air Division, 3 February 1970 – 10 April 1970, 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, 7 September 1970 – 11 November 1970. 322d Tactical Airlift Wing, 4 June 1971 – 10 August 1971, 4 February 1972 - 17 April 1972)

Rhein-Main Air Base

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The unit was activated as the 322d Tactical Airlift Wing on 1 January 1970 at Rhein-Main Air Base West Germany, replacing the 7310th Tactical Airlift Wing.

NATO

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Used VT-29 aircraft to support Air Force North, a North Atlantic Treaty Organization component.

26th Information Operations Wing

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In March 1973, the wing gained the 7th Special Operations Squadron, equipped with C-47, UH-1H, and C-130E aircraft, which was reassigned from the 26th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing at Ramstein Air Base when the 26th moved to Zweibrücken AB. All but the C-130s were transferred a few months later, to conduct unconventional warfare operations in Europe.

Ramstein Air Base

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In March 1973, the wing gained the 7th Special Operations Squadron, equipped with C-47, UH-1H, and C-130E aircraft, which was reassigned from the 26th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing at Ramstein Air Base when the 26th moved to Zweibrücken AB. All but the C-130s were transferred a few months later, to conduct unconventional warfare operations in Europe.

435th Air Ground Operations Wing

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The wing was inactivated in June 1975 when it was replaced by the 435th Tactical Airlift Wing.

Seventeenth Expeditionary Air Force

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* Seventeenth Air Force, 1 January 1970 – 30 June 1975

7499th Support Group

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7406th Support Squadron (later 7406th Operations Squadron: 15 November 1971 - 30 June 1974

37th Airlift Squadron

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37th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 4 October-1 November 1970; 8 February-10 April 1971; 1 September-5 October 1972; 16 April – 25 June 1974; 15 April – 15 June 1975

47th Airlift Flight

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47th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 18 February-18 March 1970, 16 June-10 August 1970, 8 December 1971 – 14 February 1972, 11 August-20 October 1972, and 16 December 1972 – 11 February 1973