Tactical Airlift

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Bakalar Air Force Base - History - Cold War
... Korean War, the 434th was called to active duty on 2 May 1951, being assigned to Tactical Air Command ... the 434th TCW was activated and brought under the operational control of Nineteenth Air Force, Tactical Air Command ... was released from assignment to the 434th TCW and reassigned to the 442d Military Airlift Wing at Richards-Gebaur AFB, Missouri, in preparation for heavy cargo operations ...
List Of Military Units Of Clark Air Base - Military Units During The Cold War - Tactical Airlift
... Between 1968 and 1989, PACAF, and starting in 1974, Military Airlift Command operated a theater airlift capability from Clark ... The 463d Tactical Airlift Wing rotated C-130 squadrons between Clark and Tan Son Nhut Air Base, South Vietnam during the Vietnam War ... After the war, the 374th Tactical Airlift Wing operated C-130s within the theater, as well as Aeromedical Evacuation flights ...
Phu Cat Air Base - History - 12th Tactical Fighter Wing - 483rd Tactical Airlift Wing
... The 483rd Tactical Airlift Wing was activated on 15 October 1966 as the 483rd Troop Carrier Wing, operating six squadrons of C-7 Caribou light transports to provide intra-t ... Operational airlift squadrons at Phu Cat were 459th Tactical Airlift Squadron (Tail Code KE) 537th Tactical Airlift Squadron (Tail Code KN) The 537th Troop Carrier Squadron was formed from aircraft of the former U.S ... troop carrier units were all redesignated tactical airlift units on 1 August 1967 ...
Tactical Airlift
... Tactical airlift is a military term for the airborne transportation of supplies and equipment within a theatre of operations (in contrast to strategic airlift) ... which perform this role are referred to as tactical airlifters ... the CH-47 Chinook and Mil Mi-26 can also be used to airlift men and equipment ...
185th Air Refueling Squadron - History - Oklahoma Air National Guard - Tactical Airlift
... In 1975 the 137th Military Airlift Wing became the 137th Tactical Airlift Wing when the 185th MAS was re-equipped with the C-130A Hercules tactical airlifter ... In June 1979 the 185th Tactical Airlift Squadron was the first Air National Guard unit to receive C-130H aircraft, receiving new aircraft direct from Lockheed ... In subsequent years the 137th Tactical Airlift Wing served in humanitarian missions worldwide ...