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10 AIRLIFT SQUADRON (AMC)

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Lineage. Constituted 10 Transport Squadron on 1 Jan 1938. Activated on 1 Dec 1940. Redesignated 10 Troop Carrier Squadron on 5 Jul 1942. Inactivated on 31 Jul 1945. Activated on 30 Sep 1946. Redesignated: 10 Troop Carrier Squadron, Medium on 1 Jul 1948; 10 Troop Carrier Squadron, Heavy on 5 Nov 1948; 10 Troop Carrier Squadron, Medium on 16 Nov 1949. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 8 Jan 1961. Redesignated 10 Air Transport Squadron on 5 Sep 1969. Activated on 15 Oct 1969. Inactivated on 30 Sep 1970. Redesignated 10 Military Airlift Squadron on 1 Nov 1983. Activated on 15 Jan 1984. Inactivated on 31 Mar 1991. Redesignated 10 Airlift Squadron on 17 Dec 2002. Activated on 1 Oct 2003.

Assignments. 60 Transport (later, 60 Troop Carrier) Group, 1 Dec 1940-31 Jul 1945. 60 Troop Carrier Group, 30 Sep 1946 (attached to: 313 Troop Carrier Group, 26 Nov 1948-16 May 1949; 60 Troop Carrier Wing, 15 Nov 1956-11 Mar 1957); 60 Troop Carrier Wing, 12 Mar 1957; 322 Air Division, 25 Sep 1958-8 Jan 1961. 2 Aircraft Delivery Group, 15 Oct 1969-30 Sep 1970. 322 Airlift Division, 15 Jan 1984; 608 Military Airlift Group, 15 Mar 1984-31 Mar 1991. 62 Operations Group, 1 Oct 2003-.

Stations. Olmsted Field, PA, 1 Dec 1940; Westover Field, MA, 21 May 1941-20 May 1942; Chelveston, England, 11 Jun 1942; Aldermaston, England, 7 Aug 1942; Tafaraoui, Algeria, 8 Nov 1942; Relizane, Algeria, c. 27 Nov 1942; Thiersville, Algeria, c. 14 May 1943; El Djem, Tunisia, 26 Jun 1943; Gela, Sicily, 6 Sep 1943; Gerbini, Sicily, c. 7 Nov 1943; Pomigliano, Italy, 12 Dec 1943; Brindisi, Italy, 6 Apr 1944; Pomigliano, Italy, 25 Oct 1944-23 May 1945; Waller Field, Trinidad, 4 Jun-31 Jul 1945. Munich, Germany, 30 Sep 1946; Kaufbeuren AB, Germany, 8 May 1948; Wiesbaden AB, Germany, 10 Aug 1948; Kaufbeuren AB, Germany, 18 Oct 1948 (operated from Fassberg RAF Station, Germany, 26 Nov 1948-16 May 1949); Wiesbaden AB, Germany, 16 May 1949; Rhein-Main AB, Germany, 26 Sep 1949; Wiesbaden AB, Germany, 20 Oct 1949; Rhein-Main AB, Germany, 5 Jul 1950; Dreux AB, France, 23 Sep 1955-8 Jan 1961. Chanute AFB, IL, 15 Oct 1969-30 Sep 1970. Zweibrucken AB, Germany, 15 Jan 1984-31 Mar 1991. McChord AFB, WA, 1 Oct 2003-.

Commanders. 1Lt Arthur B. Anderson, 1 Dec 1940; 1Lt Rafferty, 20 May 1941; 1Lt Willard B. Atwell, 19 Dec 1941; Capt Fredrich H. Sherwood, 19 Aug 1942; Capt Audrey D. Taylor, 29 Mar 1943; Maj Kenneth V. Holbert, 14 Nov 1943; Capt Doyal L. Saye, Aug 1944; Maj Caleb P. Moberly, Sep 1944; Capt Robert A. Wray Jr., Mar-unkn 1945. Maj James J. Brown, c. 30 Sep 1946; Maj Walter C. Stewart Jr., 30 Oct 1946; Capt Robert F. Quinn, by Dec 1948; Lt Col Steward H. Nichols, by Sep 1949; Lt Col Reesor M. Lawrence, 12 Oct 1949; Lt Col Jack C. White, c. 26 Aug 1950; Lt Col Charles F. Quinette, 29 Feb 1952; Lt Col Raymond O. Roush, 1 Dec 1954; Maj Guy L. Bryson, 2 Aug 1955; Lt Col Edward M. Huntingdon, Oct 1955; Maj Guy L. Bryson, by Jun 1956; Lt Col Edward M. Osander, by Dec 1956; Maj Eugene D. Cook, by Mar 1957; Maj Arthur C. Voss, by Dec 1958; Lt Col Kelton M. Farris, by Dec 1959; Lt Col Gayle C. Wolf, by Dec 1960-8 Jan 1961. Lt Col Vern L. Peters, 15 Oct 1969; Lt Col David P. Creager, 1 May 1970; Lt Col Thomas R. Fox, 22 May-30 Sep 1970. None (not manned), 15 Jan-Apr 1984; Lt Col Robert P. Spivey, May 1984; Lt Col Fred L. May III, 13 Jun 1986; Lt Col William P. Padgett, 23 Jun 1988; Lt Col Kenneth A. Lamkin, 12 Jan 1990-1991.

Aircraft. C-47, 1942-1945. C-47, 1946-1948; C-54, 1948-1949; C-82, 1949-1953; C-119, 1953-1960. VT-29, 1969-1970; C-131, 1969-1970. C-23, 1984-1990. 

Operations. Included airborne invasions of North Africa, Sicily, and Greece; support of partisans in the Balkans, and transportation in the MTO during World War II. Berlin Airlift, 1948-1949; airlift in Europe until 1961. Airlift in connection with aircraft delivery, 1969-1970. Performed airlift portion of the European Distribution System, 1983-1990.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Algeria-French Morocco with Arrowhead; Tunisia; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Anzio; Rome-Arno; North Apennines; Po Valley; Air Combat EAME Theater. 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Distinguished Unit Citation: (MTO): [8 Apr]-15 Sep 1944. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 8 Jul-10 Aug 1960; 15 Jan 1984-31 Jul 1985.

Lineage, Assignments, Components, Stations, and Honors through 1 Oct 2003.

Commanders, Aircraft, and Operations through Mar 1991.

Supersedes statement prepared on 1 Oct 2003. 

Emblem. Originally approved on 17 Jul 1944; colors modified on 20 Oct 1952. 
 
Prepared by Carl E. Bailey. 

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.







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