635th Supply Chain Operations Wing

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635th Supply Chain Operations Wing
Active 1966-1976; 2008-present
Country United States
Branch Air Force
Type Logistics Operations
Part of Air Force Material Command
Air Force Sustainment Center
Garrison/HQ Scott Air Force Base
Nickname Smiling Bulls
Motto "One call"
Mascot Bull
Anniversaries 9 Apr
Decorations Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/Combat "V" Device Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm
Commanders
Current
commander
Col David A. Haase
Notable
commanders

1st, Col Roger Thrasher;

2nd Col Mark K. Johnson
Insignia
635th Supply Chain Operations Wing emblem (approved 7 March 1968)[1][2] 635SCOW.jpg

The 635th Supply Chain Operations Wing, a wing of the Air Force Sustainment Center, an Air Force Material Command unit, United States Air Force serves as the Air Force's new supply chain manager headquartered at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois as an associate tenant.

Mission[edit]

First responders for the Air Force supply chain.

Vision[edit]

"One call" for all Logistics support.

Units[edit]

History[edit]

Activated at U-Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield in June 1966[1] as the Pacific Air Forces support organization for operations from the base, primarily the Strategic Air Command Young Tiger Task Force.

Activated as the headquarters for the Mobility Air Forces Logistics Support Center (redesignated 635th Supply Chain Management Group) and the Combat Air Forces Logistics Support Center (redesignated 735th Supply Chain Management Group) in 2008.

Lineage[edit]

  • Constituted as the 635th Combat Support Group on 17 May 1966 and activated (not organized)
Organized on 8 July 1966
Redesignated 645th Aerospace Support Group on 30 January 1976
Inactivated on 20 June 1976
  • Redesignated 635th Supply Chain Management Wing on 12 March 2008
Activated on 1 April 2008
Redesignated 635th Supply Chain Operations Wing on 30 June 2010[1]

Assignments[edit]

Stations[edit]

  • U Tapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield, Thailand 8 July 1966 - 20 June 1976
  • Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, 1 April 2008 – present[1]

Components[edit]

Groups[edit]

  • 635th Supply Chain Management Group (later 635th Supply Chain Operations Group), 1 April 2008 -
  • 735th Supply Chain Management Group (later 735th Supply Chain Operations Group), 1 April 2008 -

Squadrons[edit]

  • 635th Air Police Squadron (later 635th Security Police Squadron), 8 July 1966 - 20 June 1976
  • 635th Civil Engineering Squadron, 8 July 1966 - 20 June 1976
  • 635th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, 15 May 1967 - 20 June 1976
  • 635th Services Squadron, 8 July 1966 - 28 February 1975
  • 635th Supply Squadron, 8 July 1966 - 20 June 1976

Other[edit]

  • 11th USAF Dispensary (later 11th USAF Hospital), 8 July 1966 - 20 June 1976

Awards and campaigns[edit]

Award streamer Award Dates Notes
AFOUA with Valor.jpg Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/Combat "V" Device 8 July 1966-30 June 1968 635th Combat Support Group[1]
AFOUA with Valor.jpg Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/Combat "V" Device 1 January 1970-30 May 1971 635th Combat Support Group[1]
AFOUA with Valor.jpg Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/Combat "V" Device 1 June 1971-31 May 1972 635th Combat Support Group[1]
AFOUA with Valor.jpg Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/Combat "V" Device 1 June 1972-31 March 1973 635th Combat Support Group[1]
AFOUA with Valor.jpg Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/Combat "V" Device 1 April 1973-31 March 1974 635th Combat Support Group[1]
VGCP Streamer.jpg Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm 8 July 1966-28 January 1973 635th Combat Support Group[1]
Campaign Streamer Campaign Dates Notes
Streamer VS.PNG Vietnam Air Offensive 29 June 1966 – 8 March 1967 635th Combat Support Group[1]
Streamer VS.PNG Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II 9 March 1967 – 31 March 1968 635th Combat Support Group[1]
Streamer VS.PNG Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III 1 April 1968 – 31 October 1968 635th Combat Support Group[1]
Streamer VS.PNG Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV 1 November 1968 – 22 February 1969 635th Combat Support Group[1]
Streamer VS.PNG Tet 1969/Counteroffensive 23 February 1969 – 8 June 1969 635th Combat Support Group[1]
Streamer VS.PNG Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969 9 June 1969 – 31 October 1969 635th Combat Support Group[1]
Streamer VS.PNG Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 3 November 1969 – 30 April 1970 635th Combat Support Group[1]
Streamer VS.PNG Sanctuary Counteroffensive 1 May 1970 – 30 June 1970 635th Combat Support Group[1]
Streamer VS.PNG Southwest Monsoon 1 July 1970 – 30 November 1970 635th Combat Support Group[1]
Streamer VS.PNG Commando Hunt V 1 December 1970 – 14 May 1971 635th Combat Support Group[1]
Streamer VS.PNG Commando Hunt VI 15 May 1971 – 31 July 1971 635th Combat Support Group[1]
Streamer VS.PNG Commando Hunt VII 1 November 1971 – 29 March 1972 635th Combat Support Group[1]

See other[edit]


References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w Robertson, Patsy (12/8/2010). "Factsheet 635 Supply Chain Operations Wing (AFMC)". Air Force Historical Research Agency. Retrieved May 5, 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ Revised 26 August 2010 to put current unit designation on scroll.

Bibliography[edit]

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