322d Troop Carrier Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the Fifth Air Force, being inactivated at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa on 8 December 1957.
The squadron was originally activated by the
Fourteenth Air Force at Kunming Airport, China to provide air transportation in that country. At the end of the war, it airlifted Chinese troops to bases in eastern China for disarmament operations. The squadron was reactivated on Okinawa in the 1950s as a special operations unit, replacing the 581st Air Resupply Group.
History [ edit ]
Lineage [ edit ]
Constituted as the
322d Troop Carrier Squadron on 25 August 1944
Activated on 9 September 1944
Inactivated on 6 January 1946
322d Troop Carrier Squadron, Medium (Special) on 18 July 1956
Activated on 18 September 1956
Inactivated on 8 December 1957
Assignments [ edit ]
Fourteenth Air Force, 9 September 1944
Tenth Air Force, 25 August 1945-6 January 1946
443d Troop Carrier Group, 4 September-1 December 1945
Stations [ edit ]
Kunming Airport, China, 9 September 1944
Loping Airfield, China, 25 May 1945
Liangshan Airfield, China, 1 August 1945
Chihkiang Airfield, China, 25 August 1945
Hankow Airfield, China, 3 October-i December 1945
Fort Lawton, Washington, 4-6 January 1946
Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, 18 September 1956-8 December 1957.
Aircraft [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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