61st Airlift Squadron

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The 61st Airlift squadron is part of the 19th Operations Group and operates Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.wikipedia
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19th Operations Group

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The 61st Airlift squadron is part of the 19th Operations Group and operates Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.
61st Airlift Squadron

United States Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa

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After V-E Day, became part of the United States Air Forces in Europe, moving to AAF Station Frankfurt and was part of the USAFE European Air Transport System, supporting the occupation forces in Germany as well as carrying supplies and personnel between various stations in Western Europe.
61st Troop Carrier Squadron

Sewart Air Force Base

Sewart AFBSewart AFB, TennesseeSmyrna AAF
Remained in Japan until 1954, then became a Tactical Air Command Troop Carrier squadron, assigned to Sewart Air Force Base, Tennessee under Eighteenth Air Force.
61st Troop Carrier: 8 October 1957 – 1 December 1965

315th Operations Group

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315th Troop Carrier Group, 26 October 1942 (attached to 314th Troop Carrier Group
To replace the lost squadrons, the 61st Troop Carrier Squadron was activated at Bowman Field in October and the 62d Troop Carrier Squadron at Sedalia Army Air Field in December 1942, However these squadrons remained in the United States to be trained and were reassigned in March 1943 without ever joining the wing.

463d Airlift Group

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463d Airlift Group, 1 April 1997
61st Airlift Squadron (C-130E) "Green Hornets" (Green tail Stripe)

314th Operations Group

314th Troop Carrier Group314th Transport Group
315th Troop Carrier Group, 26 October 1942 (attached to 314th Troop Carrier Group
61st Troop Carrier (later, 61st Tactical Airlift; 61st Airlift) Squadron (Q9): attached, 26 October 1942, assigned 15 March 1942-c. December 1945 (detached October–December 1945); assigned 17 October 1949 – 8 October 1957 (detached 1 October 1951-c. 1 November 1954); assigned 1 November 1978 – 15 June 1980; 1 December 1991 – 1 April 1997

513th Air Control Group

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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)
61st Troop Carrier Squadron (later 61st Tactical Airlift Squadron]]: attached 6 May-11 August 1967; 8 April - c. 29 June 1968; 27 May – 6 July 1970; 5 January - 16 March 1973

322d Tactical Airlift Wing

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)
61st Tactical Airlift Squadron, 21 October-19 December 1970, 5 June-11 August 1973, 16 October-16 December 1974, 15–30 June 1975

839th Air Division

839th Air Division, 1 December 1965 (attached to Troop Carrier Wing Provisional, 4413)
Two of the 314th's squadrons, the 61st and 62d Troop Carrier Squadrons were assigned to the division and attached to the 4413th.

64th Flying Training Wing

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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)
61st Troop Carrier Squadron (later 61st Tactical Airlift Squadron): 1 July 1966 – 31 May 1971 (detached 5 May – 14 August 1967; 28 March – 29 June 1968; 28 May – 7 July 1970, 12 October – 19 December 1970)

RAF Saltby

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RAF Saltby (AAF-538), England, 24 February 1944
61st Troop Carrier Squadron (Q9)

374th Airlift Wing

374th Tactical Airlift Wing374th Troop Carrier Wing374th Troop Carrier Group
314th Tactical Airlift Wing, 31 May 1971 (attached to 374th Tactical Airlift Wing, 16 May-1 Sep 1972; 513th Tactical Airlift Wing, 5 January-16 Mar 1973; 322d Tactical Airlift Wing, 5 June-11 Aug 1973, 16 October-16 Dec 1974, 15–30 June 1975; 435th Tactical Airlift Wing, 30 June-17 Aug 1975, 5 March-17 May 1976, 3 December 1976 – 13 February 1977, 5 July-9 Sep 1977, 13 July-13 Sep 1978)
61st Tactical Airlift Squadron: 16 May – 1 September 1972

Lockheed C-130 Hercules

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The 61st Airlift squadron is part of the 19th Operations Group and operates Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.

Little Rock Air Force Base

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The 61st Airlift squadron is part of the 19th Operations Group and operates Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.

Iraq War

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The unit predominantly deploys in support of Operation New Dawn and Operation Enduring Freedom.

I Troop Carrier Command

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

Douglas C-47 Skytrain

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

French protectorate in Morocco

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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.

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

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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 the D-Day 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.

Normandy

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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.