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65th Airlift Squadron
65 AS.jpg
65th Airlift Squadron Patch
Active 7 December 1942 - 27 January 1946
9 August 1947 - 1 July 1966
10 March 1992 - Present
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Airlift Training
Part of Pacific Air Forces
13th Air Force
15th Airlift Wing
15th Operations Group
Garrison/HQ Hickam Air Force Base
Decorations Distinguished Unit Citation
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation

The 65th Airlift Squadron (65 AS) is part of the 15th Airlift Wing at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. It operates C-37 and C-40 Clipper aircraft providing executive airlfit in the Pacific theater.

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Mission

History

The 65th conducted aerial transportation and evacuation in the Pacific Theater of Operations from 26 July 1943-c. August 1945, and in Korea from 9 May 1952 – 31 December 1952.

It has flown worldwide aerial transportation operations since 1992.

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Operations

Lineage

  • 65th Troop Carrier Squadron (1942 - 1949)
  • 65th Troop Carrier Squadron, Medium (1949 - 1992)
  • 65th Airlift Squadron (1992 - Present)

Assignments

Bases stationed

Aircraft Operated

References

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