6th Airlift Squadron

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The 6th Airlift Squadron is part of the 305th Air Mobility Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.wikipedia
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305th Air Mobility Wing

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The 6th Airlift Squadron is part of the 305th Air Mobility Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.
6th Airlift Squadron, flying C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft

315th Operations Group

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315th Transport Group, March 1942
One month later, the 6th Transport Squadron at Camp Williams, Wisconsin was added to the group.

403d Operations Group

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403d Troop Carrier Group, 15 May 1946
6th Troop Carrier Squadron: 15 May – 15 October 1946

Harrisburg Air National Guard Base

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The squadron was activated on 14 October 1939, at Olmsted Field, Pennsylvania and assigned to the 10th Transport Group.
6th Transport Squadron, 14 October 1939 – 23 March 1942

305th Operations Group

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305th Operations Group, 1 October 1994 – present
6th Airlift Squadron (C-17)

374th Operations Group

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374th Troop Carrier Group, 12 November 1942
6th Troop Carrier Squadron: 12 November 1942 – 15 May 1946 (detached 2 July-c. 1 September 1944); 15 October 1946 – 18 November 1958 (detached 1 February – 30 November 1947, 3 February 1956 – 1 July 1957, 8 July – 18 November 1958)

63d Operations Group

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63d Transport Group (later 63d Troop Carrier Group), June 1942
6th Transport (later Troop Carrier) Squadron: 1 December 1940 – 12 November 1942

61st Air Base Wing

61st Military Airlift Wing61st Troop Carrier Wing61st Troop Carrier Group
61st Military Airlift Wing, 8 January 1966 – 8 June 1968
6th Military Airlift Squadron: 8 January 1966 – 8 June 1968 (not operational after 16 May 1968)

1503d Air Transport Wing

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1503d Air Transport Wing, 18 November 1958
6th Troop Carrier Squadron, 18 November 1958 - 22 June 1964

438th Air Expeditionary Group

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438th Military Airlift Group, 1 October 1978
6th Airlift Squadron, 1 November 1991 – 1 October 1994

438th Air Expeditionary Wing

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438th Military Airlift Wing, 8 April 1970
6th Military Airlift Squadron: 8 April 1970 – 1 November 1991

Boeing C-17 Globemaster III

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It operates the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III supporting the United States Air Force global reach mission worldwide.
6th Airlift Squadron

Joint Base McGuire–Dix–Lakehurst

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The 6th Airlift Squadron is part of the 305th Air Mobility Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.

United States Air Force

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It operates the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III supporting the United States Air Force global reach mission worldwide.

Wrightstown, New Jersey

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The main base, along with the flying squadron, is located near the borough of Wrightstown, New Jersey.

United States Army

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The squadron was constituted in a major Army reorganization of October 1933, but it was not activated until 1939, shortly after World War II had begun in Europe and the Air Corps began to expand.

World War II

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The squadron was constituted in a major Army reorganization of October 1933, but it was not activated until 1939, shortly after World War II had begun in Europe and the Air Corps began to expand.

United States Army Air Corps

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The squadron was constituted in a major Army reorganization of October 1933, but it was not activated until 1939, shortly after World War II had begun in Europe and the Air Corps began to expand.

Shreveport, Louisiana

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The squadron was allotted to the Fourth Corps Area and partly organized by July 1934 with reserve personnel at Shreveport, Louisiana and assigned to the 2d Transport Group, On 5 June 1936 it was allotted to the Fifth Corps Area and again organized with reserve personnel at Columbus, Ohio by August 1937.

Corps area

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The squadron was allotted to the Fourth Corps Area and partly organized by July 1934 with reserve personnel at Shreveport, Louisiana and assigned to the 2d Transport Group, On 5 June 1936 it was allotted to the Fifth Corps Area and again organized with reserve personnel at Columbus, Ohio by August 1937.

Columbus, Ohio

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The squadron was allotted to the Fourth Corps Area and partly organized by July 1934 with reserve personnel at Shreveport, Louisiana and assigned to the 2d Transport Group, On 5 June 1936 it was allotted to the Fifth Corps Area and again organized with reserve personnel at Columbus, Ohio by August 1937.

370th Air Expeditionary Wing

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The squadron was activated on 14 October 1939, at Olmsted Field, Pennsylvania and assigned to the 10th Transport Group.

60th Operations Group

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Relieved from the 10th Transport Group on 1 December 1940 and assigned to the 60th Transport Group.

61st Air Base Group

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Relieved from the 60th Transport Group on 19 May 1941 and assigned to the 61st Transport Group.

Port Moresby

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The squadron made airlift history during World War II when, in October 1942, it moved to Port Moresby, New Guinea.