839th Air Division

The 839th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force organization.wikipedia
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21st Expeditionary Mobility Task Force

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Its last assignment was with Military Airlift Command, assigned to Twenty-First Air Force at Sewart Air Force Base, Tennessee, although except for the last month of its existence it was assigned to Tactical Air Command.
839th Air Division

513th Air Control Group

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The division was assigned the 314th Troop Carrier Wing and the newly activated 513th Troop Carrier Wing.
839th Air Division, 8 October 1957 – 1 December 1958

Sewart Air Force Base

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Its last assignment was with Military Airlift Command, assigned to Twenty-First Air Force at Sewart Air Force Base, Tennessee, although except for the last month of its existence it was assigned to Tactical Air Command.
Along with the 314th, the two wings made up the 839th Air Division (839 AD).

314th Airlift Wing

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The division was assigned the 314th Troop Carrier Wing and the newly activated 513th Troop Carrier Wing.
839th Air Division, 8 October 1957 (attached to 315th Air Division after 22 January 1966)

Tactical Air Command

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Its last assignment was with Military Airlift Command, assigned to Twenty-First Air Force at Sewart Air Force Base, Tennessee, although except for the last month of its existence it was assigned to Tactical Air Command.
839th Air Division (1957–1974)

463d Airlift Group

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Six weeks after the inactivation of the 513th Wing, the 463d Troop Carrier Wing moved to Sewart from Ardmore Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
839th Air Division, 15 January 1959

Twelfth Air Force

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The 4442d continued its training mission at Sewart until February 1970, when the wing was reassigned to Twelfth Air Force.
839th Air Division, 1 July 1963 – 9 November 1964

61st Airlift Squadron

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

64th Flying Training Wing

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In July 1966 the 4413th was replaced by a permanent unit, the 64th Troop Carrier Wing, and the two former 314th Wing squadrons were assigned to the new wing.
839th Air Division, 1 July 1966

62d Airlift Squadron

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

317th Airlift Group

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317th Tactical Airlift Wing: 31 March 1970 – 31 December 1974
839th Air Division, 31 March 1970

316th Wing

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316th Tactical Airlift Wing: 31 March 1970 – 31 December 1974
839th Air Division, 31 March 1970

313th Air Expeditionary Wing

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Three months later, in October 1966 the 313th Troop Carrier Wing, at Forbes Air Force Base, Kansas was activated and assigned to the division.
839th Air Division, 1 October 1964

516th Aeronautical Systems Wing

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516th Troop Carrier Wing: 1 July 1963 – 9 November 1964
839th Air Division, 1 July 1963

Military Airlift Command

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Its last assignment was with Military Airlift Command, assigned to Twenty-First Air Force at Sewart Air Force Base, Tennessee, although except for the last month of its existence it was assigned to Tactical Air Command.

Air Division (United States)

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The division was assigned the 314th Troop Carrier Wing and the newly activated 513th Troop Carrier Wing. The division was activated at Sewart in 1957.

Vietnam War

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Except for a short period following its activation and two years during the Vietnam War when it had squadrons flying the Fairchild C-123 Provider, the division's operational units were equipped with the Lockheed C-130 Hercules.

Fairchild C-123 Provider

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Except for a short period following its activation and two years during the Vietnam War when it had squadrons flying the Fairchild C-123 Provider, the division's operational units were equipped with the Lockheed C-130 Hercules.

Airlift

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In addition to its airlift mission, the division supervised combat crew training and developed tactics for assault airlift operations.

1958 Lebanon crisis

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During 1958 the 839th's components airlifted forces deploying during the Lebanon crisis and Second Taiwan Strait Crisis.

Second Taiwan Strait Crisis

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During 1958 the 839th's components airlifted forces deploying during the Lebanon crisis and Second Taiwan Strait Crisis.

Ardmore Municipal Airport

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Six weeks after the inactivation of the 513th Wing, the 463d Troop Carrier Wing moved to Sewart from Ardmore Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

Berlin Crisis of 1961

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The 839th supported forces deployed during the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961, the Cuban Missile Crisis in October through November 1962 and the Dominican Civil War from April 1965 to September 1966.