35th Flying Training Squadron

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The 35th Flying Training Squadron was a United States Air Force unit, last assigned to the 64th Operations Group at Reese Air Force Base, Texas.wikipedia
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64th Flying Training Wing

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The squadron was inactivated in 1996 as the 64th Flying Training Wing began drawing down in preparation for the closing of Reese the following year.
35th Flying Training Squadron: 1 October 1972 – 15 December 1991

315th Operations Group

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315th Transport Group, 14 February 1942
Its original elements were the 33d, 34th and 35th Transport Squadrons.

Harrisburg Air National Guard Base

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The squadron was first activated in February 1942 as the 35th Transport Squadron at Olmsted Field, Pennsylvania and equipped with military models of the Douglas DC-3, primarily the C-47 Skytrain, for training.
35th Transport Squadron, 14 February 1942 – 18 June 1942

64th Air Expeditionary Group

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The 35th Flying Training Squadron was a United States Air Force unit, last assigned to the 64th Operations Group at Reese Air Force Base, Texas. In June, the squadron moved to Westover Field, Massachusetts, where it was assigned to the 64th Transport Group and prepared for overseas movement, which occurred the following month, after it was redesignated the 35th Troop Carrier Squadron.
35th Transport Squadron (later 35th Troop Carrier Squadron, 35th Flying Training Squadron): 4 December 1940 – 31 July 1945, 19 May 1947 – 10 September 1948, 15 December 1991 – 31 July 1996

Waller Air Force Base

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It moved to Waller Field, Trinidad without aircraft, in June 1945 and inactivated there in July 1945.
35th, 43d, 309th 315th Troop Carrier Squadron, 4 June-31 July 1945 (C-47)

315th Air Division

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315th Air Division, 8 January 1963
35th Troop Carrier Squadron: 8 January 1963 – 8 August 1966 (detached entire period)

Comiso Airport

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Comiso Airfield, Sicily, 7 September 1943 (operated from bases in India, April – June 1944)
35th Troop Carrier Squadron, 7 September 1943 – 9 January 1945 (C-47 Skytrain)

374th Airlift Wing

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374th Troop Carrier Wing (later 374th Tactical Airlift Wing), 8 August 1966 – 31 March 1971
35th Tactical Airlift Squadron: 8 August 1966 – 31 March 1971

United States Air Force

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The 35th Flying Training Squadron was a United States Air Force unit, last assigned to the 64th Operations Group at Reese Air Force Base, Texas.

Reese Technology Center

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The 35th Flying Training Squadron was a United States Air Force unit, last assigned to the 64th Operations Group at Reese Air Force Base, Texas.

European Theater of Operations, United States Army

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As the 64th Troop Carrier Squadron it participated in combat in the European, Mediterranean and China-Burma-India Theaters, earning a Distinguished Unit Citation.

Mediterranean Theater of Operations

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As the 64th Troop Carrier Squadron it participated in combat in the European, Mediterranean and China-Burma-India Theaters, earning a Distinguished Unit Citation.

China Burma India Theater

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As the 64th Troop Carrier Squadron it participated in combat in the European, Mediterranean and China-Burma-India Theaters, earning a Distinguished Unit Citation.

Presidential Unit Citation (United States)

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As the 64th Troop Carrier Squadron it participated in combat in the European, Mediterranean and China-Burma-India Theaters, earning a Distinguished Unit Citation.

Victory in Europe Day

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Following VE Day, the squadron moved to Trinidad, where it was inactivated in July 9145.

Trinidad

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It moved to Waller Field, Trinidad without aircraft, in June 1945 and inactivated there in July 1945. Following VE Day, the squadron moved to Trinidad, where it was inactivated in July 9145.

Douglas C-47 Skytrain

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The squadron was first activated in February 1942 as the 35th Transport Squadron at Olmsted Field, Pennsylvania and equipped with military models of the Douglas DC-3, primarily the C-47 Skytrain, for training.

Squadron (aviation)

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In June, the squadron moved to Westover Field, Massachusetts, where it was assigned to the 64th Transport Group and prepared for overseas movement, which occurred the following month, after it was redesignated the 35th Troop Carrier Squadron.

Westover Air Reserve Base

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In June, the squadron moved to Westover Field, Massachusetts, where it was assigned to the 64th Transport Group and prepared for overseas movement, which occurred the following month, after it was redesignated the 35th Troop Carrier Squadron.

Paratrooper

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Upon its arrival overseas, the squadron trained with paratrooper and glider units in airborne operations for Operation Torch, the invasion of North Africa.

Military glider

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Upon its arrival overseas, the squadron trained with paratrooper and glider units in airborne operations for Operation Torch, the invasion of North Africa.

Operation Torch

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Upon its arrival overseas, the squadron trained with paratrooper and glider units in airborne operations for Operation Torch, the invasion of North Africa.

3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment

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On 10 November the air echelon flew from England via Gibraltar and on the following day landed personnel of the British 3rd Parachute Battalion at Maison Blanche (now Dar El Beïda), near Algiers.

Dar El Beïda

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On 10 November the air echelon flew from England via Gibraltar and on the following day landed personnel of the British 3rd Parachute Battalion at Maison Blanche (now Dar El Beïda), near Algiers.

Blida Airport

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By mid-December, the squadron's ground echelon joined the air echelon at Blida Airfield, Algeria.