50th Air Refueling Squadron

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The 50th Air Refueling Squadron was reactivated in October 2017 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, where it will fly the Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker under the 6th Air Mobility Wing, assigned to the 6th Operations Group.wikipedia
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MacDill Air Force Base

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The 50th Air Refueling Squadron was reactivated in October 2017 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, where it will fly the Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker under the 6th Air Mobility Wing, assigned to the 6th Operations Group.
MacDill became an Air Mobility Command installation in 1996 and is home to the 6th Air Mobility Wing, its 310th Airlift Squadron flying the C-37A, and its 50th Air Refueling Squadron and 91st Air Refueling Squadron flying the KC-135.

19th Operations Group

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The Fightin' 5-0 along with sister squadrons, the 41st, 53d and 61st Airlift Squadrons, was assigned to the 19th Operations Group.
50th Airlift Squadron

463d Airlift Group

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463d Airlift Group, 1 April 1997 – October 2008 (attached to 86th Airlift Wing, 5 December 1997 – 30 January 1998, 26 May-26 July 1999)
50th Airlift Squadron (C-130H) "Red Devils" (Red tail Stripe)

314th Operations Group

314th Troop Carrier Group314th Transport Group
314th Transport Group (later 314 Troop Carrier Group), 15 June 1942 – 27 May 1946
50th Troop Carrier (later, 50th Tactical Airlift; 50th Airlift) Squadron (2R): 15 June 1942 – 27 May 1946; 17 October 1949 – 8 October 1957; 1 November 1978 – 15 June 1980; 1 December 1991 – 1 April 1997

322d Tactical Airlift Wing

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)
50th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 1 June-15 August 1974

315th Air Division

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314th Troop Carrier Wing, 8 October 1957 (attached to 315th Air Division 11 September–c. 16 December 1958, 322d Air Division 27 March-c. 15 August 1961, Unknown. May-Jul 1965
50th Troop Carrier Squadron: attached 1 October 1951 – 15 November 1954; assigned 26 December 1965 – 23 February 1966

374th Airlift Wing

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374th Tactical Airlift Wing, 31 May 1971
50th Tactical Airlift Squadron: 31 May 1971 – 15 August 1973

RAF Saltby

Saltby Airfield
RAF Saltby (AAF-538), England, 20 February 1944
50th Troop Carrier Squadron (2R)

United States invasion of Panama

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50th Tactical Airlift Squadron

6th Air Mobility Wing

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The 50th Air Refueling Squadron was reactivated in October 2017 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, where it will fly the Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker under the 6th Air Mobility Wing, assigned to the 6th Operations Group.

6th Operations Group

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The 50th Air Refueling Squadron was reactivated in October 2017 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, where it will fly the Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker under the 6th Air Mobility Wing, assigned to the 6th Operations Group.

Air Mobility Command

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It was previously one of four operational flying Air Mobility Command squadrons stationed at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas under the 19th Airlift Wing.

Little Rock Air Force Base

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It was previously one of four operational flying Air Mobility Command squadrons stationed at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas under the 19th Airlift Wing.

19th Airlift Wing

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It was previously one of four operational flying Air Mobility Command squadrons stationed at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas under the 19th Airlift Wing.

41st Airlift Squadron

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The Fightin' 5-0 along with sister squadrons, the 41st, 53d and 61st Airlift Squadrons, was assigned to the 19th Operations Group.

53d Airlift Squadron

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The Fightin' 5-0 along with sister squadrons, the 41st, 53d and 61st Airlift Squadrons, was assigned to the 19th Operations Group.

61st Airlift Squadron

61st Troop Carrier Squadron61st Tactical Airlift Squadron61st Squadron
The Fightin' 5-0 along with sister squadrons, the 41st, 53d and 61st Airlift Squadrons, was assigned to the 19th Operations Group.

I Troop Carrier Command

Air Transport CommandAir Transport Command (later I Troop Carrier Command)
Activated in the summer of 1942 under I Troop Carrier Command and equipped with Douglas C-47 Skytrains.

Douglas C-47 Skytrain

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Activated in the summer of 1942 under I Troop Carrier Command and equipped with Douglas C-47 Skytrains.

Twelfth Air Force

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Deployed to French Morocco in May 1943 and assigned to Twelfth Air Force to support combat operations in the North African Campaign.

North African Campaign

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Deployed to French Morocco in May 1943 and assigned to Twelfth Air Force to support combat operations in the North African Campaign.

IX Troop Carrier Command

9th Troop Carrier CommandU.S. IX Troop Carrier Command
Reassigned to IX Troop Carrier Command in England during early 1944 as part of the build-up of Allied forces prior to Operation Overlord, the invasion of France.

Operation Overlord

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Reassigned to IX Troop Carrier Command in England during early 1944 as part of the build-up of Allied forces prior to Operation Overlord, the invasion of France.

Military operation

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Began operations by dropping paratroops into Normandy on D-Day (6 June 1944) and releasing gliders with reinforcements on the following day.

Paratrooper

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Began operations by dropping paratroops into Normandy on D-Day (6 June 1944) and releasing gliders with reinforcements on the following day.