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32 FLYING TRAINING SQUADRON (AETC)

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Lineage. Constituted as 32 Transport Squadron on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 2 Mar 1942. Redesignated as 32 Troop Carrier Squadron on 4 Jul 1942. Inactivated on 30 Sept 1946. Redesignated as 32 Tactical Airlift Squadron on 18 Jun 1973. Activated on 1 Sep 1973. Inactivated on 30 Jun 1979. Redesignated as 32 Airlift Flight on 1 May 1993. Activated on 31 May 1993. Inactivated on 1 Oct 1993. Redesignated as 32 Flying Training Squadron on 3 Mar 1995. Activated on 1 Jun 1995.

Assignments. 314 Transport Group, 2 Mar 1942; 50 Transport Wing, 31 Mar 1942; 314 Troop Carrier Group, 19 Aug 1942; 441 Troop Carrier Group, attached in Sep 1945, assigned Dec 1945-30 Sep 1946. 314 Tactical Airlift Wing, 1 Sep 1973 (attached to the 513 Tactical Airlift Wing, 5 Nov 1973-16 Jan 1974, 3 Sep-14 Nov 1975; 322 Tactical Airlift Wing, 3 Feb-16 Apr 1975; 435 Combat Support Group, 3 Jun-14 Aug 1976, 13 Feb-13 Apr 1977; 435 Tactical Airlift Group, 9 Sep-14 Nov 1977); 314 Tactical Airlift Group, 1 Nov 1978-30 Jun 1979 (attached to the 313 Tactical Airlift Group, 17 Feb-14 Apr 1979). 46 Test Wing, 31 May-1 Oct 1993. 71 Operations Group, 1 Jun 1995-.

Stations. Drew Field, FL, 2 Mar 1942; Bowman Field, KY, 24 Jun 1942; Knobnoster, MO, 4 Nov 1942; Lawson Field, GA, 22 Feb-4 May 1943; Berguent, French Morocco, May 1943; Kairouan, Tunisia, 26 Jun 1943; Castelvetrano, Sicily, 1 Sep 1943-13 Feb 1944; Saltby, England, 20 Feb 1944; Poix, France, 28 Feb 1945; Frankfurt, Germany, 23 Sep 1945-30 Sep 1946. Little Rock AFB, AR, 1 Sep 1973-30 Jun 1979 (deployed at RAF Mildenhall, England, 5 Nov 1973-16 Jan 1974, 3 Sep-14 Nov 1975, 9 Sep-14 Nov 1977, 17 Feb-14 Apr 1979; Rhein-Main AB, Germany, 3 Feb-16 Apr 1975, 3 Jun-14 Aug 1976, 13 Feb-13 Apr 1977). Eglin AFB, FL, 31 May-1 Oct 1993. Vance AFB, OK, 1 Jun 1995-.

Commanders. 2Lt L. C. Lillie, 9 Mar 1942; 2Lt John W. Blakeslee, 14 May 1942;1Lt Paul W. Trenkenschuh, 15 Jun 1942; 2Lt Hollis B. Tara, 6 Jul 1942; 2Lt Robert I. Flanagan, 10 Jul 1942; Capt Sterling T. Love, c. 8 Nov 1942; Capt William R. Bomar, 25 May 1943; 1Lt Richard B. Ott, 12 Jul 1943; Maj Charles C. Lewelling, 23 Jul 1943; Lt Col Halac G. Wilson, 31 May 1944; Maj Shirley B. Thompson, 7 Apr 1945-unkn; Maj Robert H. Riemensnider, c. Jan 1946-unkn. Lt Col G. B. Painter, 1 Sep 1973; Lt Col F. G. Hyre, 17 Jun 1974; Lt Col Jerry D. Miller, 27 May 1975; Lt Col R. R. Utley, 23 Feb 1976; Lt Col Tim Brady, 26 May 1978-30 Jun 1979. Unkn, 31 May-1 Oct 1993. Lt Col Richard D. Webster, 1 Jun 1995; Lt Col Donald P. Sewell, 2 Jul 1996; Lt Col Shelby G. Ball, 1 May 1998; Lt Col Jeffrey W. Spraggins, 28 Apr 2000; Lt Col Gary A. Packard, 12 Apr 2002; Lt Col Roger G. Johnson, 30 Oct 2003; Lt Col John J. Hokaj, 26 Aug 2005; Lt Col David F. Morrissey, 13 June 2007; Lt Col Darrell F. Judy, 9 Jul 2009-.

Aircraft. Principally C-47, 1942-1946. C-130, 1973-1979. Unknown, 1993. T-1, 1995-.

Operations. Included airborne assaults on Sicily, Normandy, Holland, and Germany, as well as aerial transportation in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of Operation (MTO and ETO), during World War II. Carried passengers, mail, and cargo for European Air Transport Service, Sep 1945-Step 1946. Trained C-130 aircrew members, conducted worldwide airlift operations, and participated in training exercises and deployments, 1973-1979. Provide airlift support for 46 Test Wing, 1993. Conduct tanker-transport training, 1995-.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Rome-Arno; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Central Europe.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citations: Sicily, 11 Jul 1943; France, [6-7] Jun 1944. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1995-30 Jun 1996; 1 Jul 1996-30 Jun 1997; 1 Jul 1997-30 Jun 1998; 1 Jul 1998-30 Jun 1999; 1 Jul 1999-30 Jun 2000; 1 Jul 2000-30 Jun 2001; 1 Jul 2001-30 Jun 2002; 1 Jul 2001-30 Jun 2003; 1 Jul 2003-30 Jun 2004; 1 Jul 2004-30 Jun 2005.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, Commanders, Aircraft, and Honors through 17 Feb 2010.

Emblem. Approved on 2 Jan 1974, modified on 5 Dec 1996.

Supersedes statement prepared on 3 Nov 1997.

Prepared by Robert B. Kane.

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.







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