63d Air Expeditionary Wing

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The 63d Air Expeditionary Wing is a provisional unit of the United States Air Force.wikipedia
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Continental Air Command

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The wing was first activated as the 63d Troop Carrier Wing in the Air Force Reserve in June 1949, when Continental Air Command reorganized its units under the wing base organizational model.

Military Air Transport Service

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In 1957, heavy troop carrier units in the United States, including the wing, were transferred to Military Air Transport Service.
During that time the aircraft, operated by the 63d Troop Carrier Wing stationed at Donaldson Air Force Base, South Carolina, air-dropped about 4,000 tons of supplies from the main Antarctic base at McMurdo Sound to remote stations near and at the South Pole.

63d Operations Group

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Related history at 63d Operations Group
Its last was assigned to the 63d Troop Carrier Wing, Eastern Transport Air Force (MATS), stationed at Hunter Air Force Base, Georgia.

Norton Air Force Base

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The wing was last active as the 63d Airlift Wing at Norton Air Force Base, California, where it was inactivated on 1 April 1994. Plans to move the wing to Norton Air Force Base, California and equip it with Lockheed C-141 Starlifters were set in motion on 1 July 1966, when Military Airlift Command organized the Military Airlift Wing, Provisional, 63d.
63d Military Airlift Wing, 1 April 1967 – 30 March 1994

64th Flying Training Wing

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Another C-119 unit at Donaldson, the 64th Troop Carrier Wing was also attached to the 63d Wing in October.
Eighteenth Air Force, 14 July 1952 – 21 July 1954 (attached to 63d Troop Carrier Wing, 15 October 1953 – 1 March 1954)

64th Air Expeditionary Group

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The 64th Wing was phasing out in preparation for inactivation, and its flying mission was transferred entirely to its 64th Troop Carrier Group, which was also attached to the 63d Wing.
64th Troop Carrier Wing, 14 July 1952 – 21 July 1954 (attached to 443d Troop Carrier Wing, 19 July - 16 October 1952; 63d Troop Carrier Wing, 15 October 1953 – 15 February 1954)

Eighteenth Air Force

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Although the squadron was assigned to Eighteenth Air Force, it was attached to the wing for operational control.
Crews of the 63rd Troop Carrier Wing performed the first airdrop at the South Pole in October 1956.

Military Airlift Command

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Plans to move the wing to Norton Air Force Base, California and equip it with Lockheed C-141 Starlifters were set in motion on 1 July 1966, when Military Airlift Command organized the Military Airlift Wing, Provisional, 63d.
C-141s of the 63d Military Airlift Wing, stationed at Norton AFB, California were given responsibility for bringing out the men.

465th Bombardment Group

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In October 1953, the 465th Troop Carrier Group, which was training at Donaldson with Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcars and preparing to move to France, was attached to the wing.
In October, the group's attachment changed to the 63d Troop Carrier Wing, which was also located at Donaldson and it became operational with the Flying Boxcar.

309th Airlift Squadron

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In October 1954, the 309th Troop Carrier Squadron was activated at Donaldson.
Eighteenth Air Force (attached to 63d Troop Carrier Wing), 8 October 1954 – 9 July 1956

61st Air Base Group

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In August 1954, TAC increased its C-124 operations on the east coast, moving the 61st Troop Carrier Group from Larson Air Force Base, Washington to Donaldson and attaching it to the wing.
Attached to: 63d Troop Carrier Wing, 25 August 1954 – 1 July 1957

465th Bombardment Wing

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The 465th Group's parent wing was located in New York without operational aircraft.
465th Troop Carrier Group: 25 August 1953 – 26 December 1953 (attached to 64th Troop Carrier Wing until 30 November 1953, then to the 63d Troop Carrier Wing); 1 April 1954 – 12 March 1957

Twenty-Second Air Force

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Continental Division, Military Air Transport Service (later Western Transport Air Force), 1 July 1957
63d Troop Carrier, Heavy (later 63 Military Airlift Wing, 63 Airlift Wing) Wing, 1 Jul 1957 – 1 Jul 1993

Altus Air Force Base

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Altus Municipal Airport (later Altus Air Force Base), OK, 8 January 1953
The C-47 "Skytrain" and the C-45 "Expediter" were the main aircraft assigned to the base, run briefly by the 63d Troop Carrier Wing from 8 January until 15 October 1953 under the watch of the Tactical Air Command (TAC).

Donaldson Air Force Base

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Donaldson Air Force Base, South Carolina, 15 October 1953
On 15 October 1953 the 63d Troop Carrier Wing was transferred from Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to Donaldson.

58th Airlift Squadron

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58th Military Airlift Squadron: 8 January – 1 July 1966
63d Military Airlift Wing, 8 January 1966

52d Airlift Squadron

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52d Troop Carrier Squadron (later 52d Military Airlift Squadron): 18 January 1963 – 8 January 1967 (attached to 322d Air Division 18 January 1963 – 8 January 1967); 1 June 1988 – 1 January 1992
63d Troop Carrier Wing (later 63d Military Airlift) Wing), 18 January 1963 (remained under operational control of 322d Air Division)

15th Airlift Squadron

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15th Troop Carrier Squadron (later 15 Military Airlift Squadron): 18 January 1963 – 1 October 1978 (not operational c. February – 14 August 1967); 1 July 1980 – 1 January 1992
63d Troop Carrier Wing (later 63d Military Airlift Wing), 18 January 1963

53d Airlift Squadron

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53d Troop Carrier Squadron (later 53 Military Airlift Squadron): 18 January 1963 – 8 July 1966, 8 January 1972 – 1 October 1978, 1 July 1980 – 1 January 1992
63d Troop Carrier Wing (later 63d Military Airlift Wing), 18 January 1963 – 8 July 1966

Hunter Army Airfield

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Hunter Air Force Base, Georgia, 1 April 1963
The MATS Eastern Transport Air Force 63d Troop Carrier Wing, Heavy was assigned to Hunter from Donaldson AFB, South Carolina which was closing.

14th Airlift Squadron

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14th Troop Carrier Squadron (later 14th Military Airlift Squadron): 18 January 1963 – 1 October 1978, 1 July 1980 – 1 January 1992
63d Troop Carrier Wing (later 63d Military Airlift Wing), 18 January 1963

54th Air Refueling Squadron

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54th Troop Carrier Squadron: 1 July 1957 – 8 October 1959 (attached to 63d Troop Carrier Group after 1 July 1957), 18 January 1963 – 25 January 1965
63d Troop Carrier Wing, 1 July 1957 (attached to 63d Troop Carrier Group until 7 October 1959)

Air Mobility Command

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It is assigned to Air Mobility Command to activate or inactivate as needed.

Air Force Reserve Command

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The wing was first activated as the 63d Troop Carrier Wing in the Air Force Reserve in June 1949, when Continental Air Command reorganized its units under the wing base organizational model.