Air Transport Service

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Joint Base Andrews - History - Operational History
... Established first as Camp Springs Army Air Field, Andrews' history began 25 August 1941, the day President Franklin D ... by 1943 field then served mainly as Army Air Forces Headquarters base with secondary missions for fighter and bomber training ... HQ Air Research and Development Command (later, Air Force Systems Command) moved to Andrews from Baltimore, 24 June 1958 ...
Military Air Transport Service - History - Lineage
... Established and activated as Military Air Transport Service on 1 June 1948 Mission and operational control of Air Transport Command, established on 29 ... Air Transport command discontinued and inactivated same date ... Mission and operational control of Naval Air Transport Service, established on 12 December 1941, consolidated into organization same date ...
Military Airlift Command - Military Air Transport Service
... See Military Air Transport Service for history of organization prior to 1 January 1966 MAC was the USAF successor organization to the Department of Defense Military Air Transport Service (MATS ... Although MATS was under the operational control of the United States Air Force, the 4-digit USAF Military Air Transport Service units at all levels were considered Major Command (MAJCOM ... AFCON (HQ Air Force-controlled) units were activated under MAC to which USAF personnel and equipment formerly assigned to MATS MAJCOM units were reassigned effective 8 January 1966 ...
Military Air Transport Service - History - Origins
... the end of World War II, the United States Army Air Force Air Transport Command found itself in limbo ... When the United States Air Force was established as a separate service in 1947, the Air Transport Command was not established as one of its major commands ... of the newly created Department of Defense (DOD) (and Secretaries of the Army and Air Force) that ATC had a mission ...
Military Air Transport Service
... The Military Air Transport Service (MATS) is an inactive Department of Defense Unified Command ... Activated on 1 June 1948, MATS was a consolidation of the United States Navy Naval Air Transport Service (NATS) and the United States Air Force Air Transport Command (ATC) into a single, joint ...

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