Air Commando

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List Of A-1 Skyraider Operators - Operators - United States
... United States Air Force 1st Air Commando Squadron, Composite (later 1st Air Commando, Fighter and 1st Special Operations Squadron) "Hobo" 6th Special Operations Squadron "Spad ...
John R. Alison - Air Commando
... Cochran) the newly formed 1st Air Commando Group, also known as Project 9 ... The 1st Air Commandos supported the British "Chindit" Special Forces' infiltration of Japanese rear supply areas ... Alison's innovative leadership and combat daring as co-commander of the 1st Air Commandos helped to turn the tide of the Allied war effort in the CBI theater ...
130th Airlift Squadron - History
... The West Virginia Air National Guard was authorized to expand to two squadrons in 1955 by the National Guard Bureau ... The squadron was assigned to Tactical Air Command, which placed it under its Eighteenth Air Force ... It was equipped with Grumman HU-16 Albatross amphibians and C-46 Commando troop transports ...
Nakhon Phanom Royal Thai Navy Base - History of The USAF At NKP
... the Vietnam War Nakhon Phanom Royal Thai Air Force Base (NKP) was a front-line facility of the Royal Thai Air Force used by the United States in its efforts to defend South Vietnam against insurgency by ... Detachment 3 (Provisional) of the Pacific Air Rescue Center with three HH-43B helicopters became the first USAF unit assigned to the base in June 1964 ... jurisdiction over the 507th until May 1965 when the 6235th Air Base Squadron was formed ...
Pleiku Air Base - History - USAF Use During The Vietnam War - 6th Air Commando Squadron
... The 6th Air Commando Squadron was formed at England Air Force Base Louisiana as a unit of the 1st Air Commando Wing ... During the stay at Pleiku, the squadron maintained a forward SAR alert unit at Da Nang Air Base from 1 April 1968 - 1 September 1969 ... The unit flew combat missions, including air support for ground forces, air cover for transports, day and night interdiction, combat search and rescue support, armed reconnaissance, and forward air ...

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