Activated in the Reserve on 18 May 1955. It is assigned to Air Combat Command (ACC) to activate or inactivate as needed. Supersedes statement prepared on 8 May 2013. Gallant Unit Citation: 6 Oct 2001-1 Jul 2003. [21] When aircraft were assigned, six reserve pilot training wings were activated. This coin is 1 11/16 inches in diameter. 5th Special Operations Squadron (Hurlburt Field, FL) (trains U-28 pilots and Combat Aviation Advisors) 49th Special Operations Squadron (reserves) operates: C-146A Wolfhound; 711th Special Operations Squadron operates: C-145A Sky Truck; 919th Special Operations Support Squadron; 919th Special Operations Maintenance Group Primary mission changed in late 1995 to providing long-range clandestine delivery of special operations forces and equipment. [3] [8], The original mission of the squadron was to be an Operational Training Unit. 4 inch 711th Special Operations Squadron Patch – Sew On. In May 2013, the 711th ended its 42-year mission operating the Lockheed C-130 aircraft to transition to an aviation foreign internal defense mission flying PZL C-145A Skytrucks. B-17, 1943-1945. Provided missile range support, 1979-1989, and NASA space shuttle support, 1981-1988. Redesignated as 711 Bombardment Squadron, Heavy on 20 Aug 1943. [2] Beginning on 1 October 1997, the 711th also provided the flight portion of MC-130E Combat Talon I training for both Air Force Special Operations Command and Air Force Reserve Command. Redesignated as 711 Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 12 Apr 1955. Commanders. Decorations. T-7, 1949-1951; T-11, 1949-1951. Robertson, Factsheet 919 Special Operations Wing (AFRC). C-130, 1971-; AC-130, 1975-1995; MC-130E, 1995-. The squadron activated in 1971 as the 711th Tactical Airlift Squadron at Duke Field, Florida with the mission of intratheater airlift, using Lockheed C-130 Hercules Aircraft. Activated in the Reserve on 18 May 1955. In May 2013, the 711th Special Operations Squadron and 919th Maintenance Group transitioned from the MC-130E to the C-145A aircraft to support the AvFID and … Three years later, it converted to the AC-130 gunship model of the Hercules and became the 711th Special Operations Squadron. Inactivated on 7 Nov 1945. In February 1967, the 7 ACS was designated as the unit to receive the new C-130E(I) Combat Arrow aircraft. The 859th Special Operations Squadron, formerly a detachment unit of the 919th Special Operations Wing at Duke, was activated in a ceremony at the base April 1. Its mission was the airlift of personnel and cargo as well as airdrop support for Army paratroopers during exercises. In May 2013 the 711 SOS ended its 40-year mission operating the MC-130E Combat Talon I aircraft, providing special operations capability, to transition to an Aviation Foreign Internal Defense mission flying C-145A Skytrucks. In late 1974 began training for special operations missions using AC-130 gunships. Inactivated on 21 Mar 1951. Combat in European Theater of Operations (ETO), 24 Dec 1943-21 Apr 1945. Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 11 Aug 2016. [15], On 2 November 1944, 2d Lieutenant Robert E. Femoyer, a navigator with the squadron, was flying a mission to Merseburg, Germany. Lt Col Thayer, c. Jun 1949-c. Jan 1950; Maj Jacques, c. Apr 1950-unkn. The 729th Airlift Squadron is a United States Air Force Reserve squadron, assigned to the 452d Operations Group, stationed at March Air Reserve Base, California. Preservation of the Force. The 711th Special Operations Squadron is part of the 919th Special Operations Wing at Duke Field, Florida. Activated in the Reserve on 30 Jul 1971. For more than two hours he directed the navigation of his plane back to its home station with no further damage. 711th Special Operations Squadron . Aviation foreign internal defense is a special operations forces mission employing airmen as combat aviation advisors to assess, train, advise and assist foreign nations in aviation. 8 MC-130E 5 MC-130P Base. It is stationed at Homestead Joint Reserve Base, Florida. 2d Lieutenant Robert E. Femoyer, of the 711th Bombardment Squadron, was awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during a mission over Merseburg, Germany, on 2 November 1944. Emblem. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat “V” Device: 1 Feb 2001-31 Jan 2003. The squadron then trained at Rapid City Army Air Base, South Dakota with the 17th Bombardment Training Wing. Colonel Chase transitioned to the U.S. Air Force Reserve in 1997 and was assigned to the 711th Special Operations Squadron, Duke Field, Florida. B-17, 1943-1945. He leads 350 personnel in the delivery of medical care for the 27th Special Operations Wing and a beneficiary population of 14,000 in eastern New Mexico and northwestern Texas, ensuring Air Commandos attain the highest level of medical readiness and force health protection. [11] The squadron's B-17s began to move from the United States to the European theater of operations in November 1943. Iraq: Iraqi Transition; Iraqi National Resolution; Iraqi Sovereignty; Iraqi New Dawn. Gallant Unit Citation: 6 Oct 2001-1 Jul 2003. It periodically deployed personnel and aircraft to support special operations contingency operations worldwide, as well as numerous humanitarian missions. AF SAPR info. In late 1974 began training for special operations missions using AC-130 gunships. The 482d Operations Group is a United States Air Force Reserve unit assigned to the 482d Fighter Wing. The 711th Special Operations Squadron (711 SOS) is part of the 919th Special Operations Wing at Duke Field, Florida. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 30 Jul 1971-31 Mar 1973; 1 Jul 1975-31 Jan 1977; 1 Oct 1983-1 Jun 1985; 1 Jun 1987-31 May 1989; 8 Dec 1989-7 Jan 1990; 1 Jun 1990-31 May 1992; 1 Jun 1992-31 May 1994; 1 Jun 1994-31 May 1996; 1 Jun 1996-31 May 1998; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Feb-30 Sep 2003; 1 Oct 2003-31 Dec 2004; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2005; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2006; 1 Jan-[30 Apr] 2007; 1 Oct 2008-30 Jul 2010. The 6th moved from Hurlburt Field to Duke Field in 2012, as the 711th transitioned from the MC-130E to the FID role, the two units jointly assuming the new mission. It operates Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft providing global airlift. Provided missile range support, 1979-1989, and NASA space shuttle support, 1981-1988. 919 Tactical Airlift (later, 919 Special Operations) Group, 30 Jul 1971; 919 Operations Group, 1 Aug 1992-. Performed airlift of personnel and cargo, as well as airdropping U.S. Army paratroops during exercises and training, 1971-1974. Finally, Maj Joseph L. Cromer, c. Jun 1955-unkn. Campaign Streamers. The 709th Airlift Squadron is part of the 512th Airlift Wing at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Dallas NAS, TX, 18 May 1955-16 Nov 1957. Maj Joseph L. Cromer, c. Jun 1955-unkn. The 812th Fighter-Bomber Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. The 757th Airlift Squadron is an Air Force reserve unit, part of the 910th Airlift Wing stationed at Youngstown Air Reserve Station (YARS), Ohio. It was active at Kandahar Airfield from 2011 to 2012. They are from either purchases of collections or from professional makers of military challenge coins. Redesignated as 711 Bombardment Squadron, Light on 10 May 1949. [2], In late 1974, the squadron began transitioning to the AC-130A Spectre aircraft [2] and when transition to gunships was complete the squadron was redesignated as the 711th Special Operations Squadron in the summer of the following year. 448 Bombardment Group, 27 Jun 1949-21 Mar 1951. None (not manned), 1-25 May 1943; Lt Col Edward J. McRay Jr., 26 May 1943; Maj Donald S. Harris, 16 Mar 1945; Lt Col Robert D. Grandmontagne, 1 May 1945-unkn. Order now! Ghost 10 was the first squadron aircraft to attack, but it had to depart the area after destroying five vehicles due to its low fuel situation. It was last assigned to the 319th Operations Group at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, where it was inactivated on 16 July 1994. Because he was too weak to climb back in his seat, he asked other crew members to prop him up so he could read his charts and instruments. It is stationed at McChord Air Force Base, Washington. Its primary mission is to assess, train, advise and assist foreign aviation forces in, It is assigned to Air Combat Command (ACC) to activate or inactivate as needed. [2], The 711th again flew combat missions during Operation Desert Storm in Southwest Asia from February through March 1991. Beginning in Sep 2001, personnel and resources often deployed in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. Operations. Beginning 1 Oct 1997, provided flight portion of MC-130E Combat Talon I training for both AFSOC and AFRC. [29], The squadron ended forty-two years of operating with the Hercules in 2013, when it transitioned into the PZL C-145 Skytruck short takeoff and landing aircraft. The reserve mobilization for the Korean War left it without aircraft, and the reserve did not again receive aircraft until July 1952. It flies C-130H Hercules aircraft on airlift and aerial spray missions. "As the only two Air Force operational squadrons performing this mission, their deployment tempo is best described as continuous averaging around one deployment a month." Flew pre-strike reconnaissance, fire support, escort, and airbase defense sorties during U.S. invasion of Panama, 8 Dec 1989-7 Jan 1990. The squadron flew 59 sorties during the war, and performed airlift as well as gunship missions. Combat in Southwest Asia, 9 Feb-Mar 1991. AF/DOD info. After earning the rank of Staff Sgt., Burril left the 711th Special Operations Squadron to attend Officer Training School at Maxwell Air Force Base. Reserve training, 1949-1951 and 1955-1957. Redesignated as 711 Special Operations Squadron on 1 Jul 1975. Established in May of 2017, the 492d Special Operations Wing is one of 4 active duty wings assigned to Air Force Special Operations Command. In 1955, the squadron was again activated in the reserves as the 711th Fighter-Bomber Squadron. Inactivated on 16 Nov 1957. Combat in European Theater of Operations (ETO), 24 Dec 1943-21 Apr 1945. AFSOC C-145As have supported SOF operations in Afghanistan and Africa. The 738th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron is a provisional United States Air Force unit. SOCOM Care Coalition. Redesignated as 711 Tactical Airlift Squadron on 17 Jun 1971. World War II: Air Offensive, Europe; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air Combat, EAME Theater. Fighter aircraft had struck the road, and numerous vehicles were backed up on the road, struggling to make their way north. Beginning in Sep 2001, personnel and resources often deployed in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. The squadron took over the North American T-28 Trojan aircraft of the 8709th, but soon re-equipped with Lockheed F-80 Shooting Stars. Unkn, 1955-1957. Its current status and duty location is undetermined. AF portal. 919th Special Operations Wing Search. It is assigned to the Tenth Air Force, of Air Force Reserve Command, stationed at Duke Field, Florida. In 2013 it re-equipped with PZL C-145A Skytrucks and its mission became one of providing training and support for friendly nations. The squadron ground echelon, along with the 709th squadron sailed 3 August 1945 on the SS Benjamin R. Milam, from Liverpool. The 705th Tactical Airlift Training Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. 711TH SPECIAL OPERATIONS SQUADRON. [8] In March 1945 the group bombed an airfield in support of Operation Varsity, the airborne assault across the Rhine. The 919th Special Operations Wing, located at Eglin Air Force Base Field 3 (Duke Field), Fla., is the only special operations wing in the Air Force Reserve. Join the AF Reserve. Provided missile range support, 1979-1989, and NASA space shuttle support, 1981-1988. ARLINGTON, Virginia -- With the world’s eyes focusing on the challenges of space more than ever before, the space domain is of utmost importance for the United States to maintain economic, technological, political, and military leadership. [12], From December 1943 to May 1944, the squadron helped prepare for the invasion of the European continent by attacking submarine pens, naval installations, and cities in Germany; missile sites and ports in France; and airfields and marshaling yards in France, Belgium and Germany. The squadron was first activated during World War II as the 711th Bombardment Squadron. The air echelon ferried their aircraft and personnel back to the United States, leaving on 29 and 30 June 1945. Air Force Special Operations Command. Ephrata AAB, WA, 1 May 1943; Rapid City AAB, SD, 13 Jun 1943; Harvard AAFld, NE, 1 Aug-11 Nov 1943; Rattlesden, England, 1 Dec 1943-c. 3 Aug 1945; Drew Field, FL, 18 Aug-7 Nov 1945. The 492 SOW is based at Hurlburt Field, Fla. with units also at Duke Field, Fla., Robins AFB, Ga., and Cannon AFB,, Its current status and duty location is undetermined. Supported Operation Willing Spirit in South America, 2008. 48 likes. Lt Col Roy E. Ayers Jr., by Dec 1971; Lt Col William R. Day, by Jun 1976; Lt Col Neils R. Poulsen, by Sep 1979; Col Gary L. Patterson, 1 Dec 1980; Lt Col Lee T. Weiland Jr., 18 Jun 1982; Col Jerry R. Rankin, 4 Sep 1982; unkn, Jan-Jun 1986; Lt Col William W. Tyre Jr., 1 Jul 1986; Col Ronald E. Edinger, 1 Dec 1990; Col Charles T. Curry, 11 Jul 1992; Col Gregory L. Hanson, 5 Dec 1994; Lt Col Michael N. Wilson, 7 Feb 1998; Lt Col Richard S. Haddad, 4 Nov 2002; Lt Col Jon Weeks, Sep 2005; Lt Col Thomas Miller, Feb 2008; Lt Col Anthony O. Lawrence, 3 May 2008-. Redesignated as 711 Bombardment Squadron, Light on 10 May 1949. Constituted as 711 Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 6 Apr 1943. A small cadre proceeded to Drew Field, Florida [17] and the squadron inactivated on 7 November 1945. Consequently, in November 1956 the Air Force directed Continental Air Command to convert three reserve fighter bomber wings to the troop carrier mission by September 1957. Lt Col Roy E. Ayers Jr., by Dec 1971; Lt Col William R. Day, by Jun 1976; Lt Col Neils R. Poulsen, by Sep 1979; Col Gary L. Patterson, 1 Dec 1980; Lt Col Lee T. Weiland Jr., 18 Jun 1982; Col Jerry R. Rankin, 4 Sep 1982; unkn, Jan-Jun 1986; Lt Col William W. Tyre Jr., 1 Jul 1986; Col Ronald E. Edinger, 1 Dec 1990; Col Charles T. Curry, 11 Jul 1992; Col Gregory L. Hanson, 5 Dec 1994; Lt Col Michael N. Wilson, 7 Feb 1998; Lt Col Richard S. Haddad, 4 Nov 2002; Lt Col Jon Weeks, Sep 2005; Lt Col Thomas Miller, Feb 2008; Lt Col Anthony O. Lawrence, 3 May 2008-. Beginning 1 Oct 1997, provided flight portion of MC-130E Combat Talon I training for both AFSOC and AFRC. Flew pre-strike reconnaissance, fire support, escort, and airbase defense sorties during U.S. invasion of Panama, 8 Dec 1989-7 Jan 1990. [2] Close air support of conventional and special operations ground forces became the unit's primary duty, but additional capabilities included the ability to perform armed interdiction, reconnaissance, and escort, forward air control and combat search and rescue in conventional or unconventional warfare settings. However unit histories show that the squadron did not deploy until the campaign ended. Inactivated on 7 Nov 1945. Duke Field is the home of the Air Force Reserve’s only special operations wing. The 710th Airlift Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. View Larger Image. The 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron is an Air Force reserve unit stationed at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, where it trains airmen on Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker and Boeing KC-46 Pegasus aircraft systems. Lineage. The squadron was first activated during World War II as the 711th Bombardment Squadron. It was last assigned to the 447th Bombardment Group at Castle Air Force Base, California, where it was inactivated on 16 June 1951. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 30 Jul 1971-31 Mar 1973; 1 Jul 1975-31 Jan 1977; 1 Oct 1983-1 Jun 1985; 1 Jun 1987-31 May 1989; 8 Dec 1989-7 Jan 1990; 1 Jun 1990-31 May 1992; 1 Jun 1992-31 May 1994; 1 Jun 1994-31 May 1996; 1 Jun 1996-31 May 1998; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Feb-30 Sep 2003; 1 Oct 2003-31 Dec 2004; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2005; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2006; 1 Jan-[30 Apr] 2007; 1 Oct 2008-30 Jul 2010. The 711th Human Performance Wing (711 HPW), headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio, is the first human-centric warfare wing to consolidate human performance research, education and consultation under a single organization. [10] The unit sailed on the RMS Queen Elizabeth on 23 November 1943 and arrived at the Firth of Clyde on 29 November 1943. 711th special operations squadron – c-145a – 1000 painful hours $ 8.00 add to cart; 711th special operations squadron – c-145a – 500 painful hours Assignments. Ordered to active service on 17 Mar 1951. [8] On D-Day the squadron bombed the beachhead area using pathfinder aircraft. Shortly after being removed from his plane, Lt. Femoyer died of his injuries. [27] On 26 February three of the squadron's AC-130As attacked the Jahra to Basra road, which was being used by fleeing Iraqi troops. Stations. In its new role, the squadron provided long-range clandestine delivery of special operations forces and equipment. April 2006 – September 2006, Wing Programmer, 16th Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla. 14. It operates Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft in theater airlift missions as part of the Global War on Terrorism. Activated on 1 May 1943. In order to bring the 452d Wing to combat strength, skilled reservists and reservists who required 60 or fewer days training to qualify them as fully skilled assigned to the 448th Wing were transferred to the 452d Wing. Inactivated on 21 Mar 1951. Dallas NAS, TX, 18 May 1955-16 Nov 1957. *  Kosovo: Air Campaign. [8] It assaulted marshalling yards, railroad bridges and communication centers during the Battle of the Bulge from December 1944 to January 1945. His B-17 was damaged by flak and Lt. Femoyer was severely injured in his back and side. Eglin AF Aux Field #3 (Duke Field), FL, 30 Jun 1971-. Activated in the Reserve on 30 Jul 1971. 447 Bombardment Group, 1 May 1943-7 Nov 1945. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat “V” Device: 1 Feb 2001-31 Jan 2003. Eglin AFB Aux. Panama 1989-1990. Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. [28], The squadron's primary mission changed in late 1995 as the unit transitioned to the MC-130E Combat Talon I aircraft. [3], The squadron was stationed at RAF Rattlesden, England, from December 1943 to August 1945. The squadron returned to the United States following the war and was inactivated. [8], The squadron was redesignated as a light bomber unit and activated in the reserve at Long Beach Municipal Airport, when the 448th Bombardment Group was authorized a fourth squadron. Units. Ordered to active service on 17 Mar 1951. It is an associate unit of the active duty 8th Airlift Squadron of the 62d Airlift Wing. The original cadre came from Hurlburt Field, Florida, in March 1964, as Detachment 4, 1st Air Commando Wing. assigned to the 711th Special Operations Squadron as an MC-130E and C-145 pilot. 6TH SPECIAL OPERATIONS SQUADRONMission The 6th Special Operations Squadron (6th SOS) is a combat aviation advisory squadron that is unit equipped with C-145A aircraft. [3]. 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