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2d Airlift Squadron

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The 2nd Airlift Squadron is an inactive airlift of the United States Air Force squadron that was last stationed at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, where it operated Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft. The squadron was assigned to the 43d Airlift Group of Air Mobility Command. [1]

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Air Force Reserve Command

The Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the United States Air Force, with its headquarters at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

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Air Materiel Command

Air Materiel Command (AMC) was a United States Army Air Forces and United States Air Force command.

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Air Mobility Command

Air Mobility Command (AMC) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the U.S. Air Force.

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Airlift

An airlift is the organized delivery of supplies or personnel primarily via military transport aircraft.

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Bellanca Aircruiser

The Bellanca Aircruiser and Airbus were high-wing, single-engine aircraft built by Bellanca Aircraft Corporation of New Castle, Delaware.

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Benjamin Foulois

Benjamin Delahauf Foulois (December 9, 1879 – April 25, 1967) was a United States Army general who learned to fly the first military planes purchased from the Wright Brothers.

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Bowman Field (airport)

Bowman Field is a public airport five miles (8 km) southeast of downtown Louisville, in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States.

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Cadre (military)

A cadre is the complement of commissioned officers and non-commissioned officers of a military unit responsible for training the rest of the unit.

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Camp Anza

Camp Anza was a United States Army installation in what is now Riverside, California during World War II.

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China Burma India Theater

China Burma India Theater (CBI) was the United States military designation during World War II for the China and Southeast Asian or India-Burma (IBT) theaters.

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Curtiss C-46 Commando

The Curtiss C-46 Commando is a transport aircraft derived from the Curtiss CW-20 pressurised high-altitude airliner design.

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Dinjan Airfield

Dinjan Airfield was a World War II airfield, located in Dinjan, approximately seven miles northeast of Chabua, in the state of Assam, India.

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Douglas C-47 Skytrain

The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner.

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Douglas DC-2

The Douglas DC-2 is a 14-seat, twin-engined airliner that was produced by the American company Douglas Aircraft Corporation starting in 1934.

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Douglas DC-3

The Douglas DC-3 is a fixed-wing propeller-driven airliner with tailwheel-type landing gear.

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Harrisburg Air National Guard Base

Harrisburg Air National Guard Base is a United States Air Force base, located at Harrisburg International Airport, Pennsylvania.

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Huaihua Zhijiang Airport

Huaihua Zhijiang Airport is an airport serving the city of Huaihua in Hunan Province, China.

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India-China Division, Air Transport Command

The India-China Division (ICD) is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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Lockheed C-130 Hercules

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).

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Military exercise

A military exercise or war game is the employment of military resources in training for military operations, either exploring the effects of warfare or testing strategies without actual combat.

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Military reserve force

A military reserve force is a military organisation composed of citizens of a country who combine a military role or career with a civilian career.

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Norton Field

Norton Field was an aviation landing field, located in Columbus, Ohio, that operated from 1923 until the early 1950s.

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Pope Field

Pope Field is a U.S. military facility located 12 miles (19 km) northwest of the central business district of Fayetteville, in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.

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Presidential Unit Citation (United States)

The Presidential Unit Citation (PUC), originally called the Distinguished Unit Citation, is awarded to units of the Uniformed services of the United States, and those of allied countries, for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy on or after 7 December 1941 (the date of the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the start of American involvement in World War II).

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Shingbwiyang

Shingbwiyang, Kachin State, is a town in Burma.

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Stout Army Air Field

Stout Army Air Field is located in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Tenth Air Force

The Tenth Air Force (10 AF) is a unit of the U.S. Air Force, specifically a numbered air force of the Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC).

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army Air Corps

The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941.

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United States Department of Defense

The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD, or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.

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W. K. Kellogg Airport

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Wing (military aviation unit)

In military aviation, a wing is a unit of command.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Wuhan Tianhe International Airport

Wuhan Tianhe International Airport serves Wuhan, the capital of the Hubei province, People's Republic of China.

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Yangkai Airfield

Yangkai Airfield is a former World War II United States Army Air Forces airfield in the People’s Republic of China.

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2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission

The 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission preliminary list was released by the United States Department of Defense on May 13, 2005.

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23d Fighter Group

The 23d Fighter Group (23 FG) is a United States Air Force unit.

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370th Air Expeditionary Wing

The 370th Air Expeditionary Wing (AEW) is a provisional United States Air Force unit assigned to United States Air Forces Central, which may activate or inactivate it at any time.

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43d Air Mobility Operations Group

The 43d Air Mobility Operations Group is an active duty air mobility unit at Pope Field, Fort Bragg, North Carolina (formerly Pope AFB), and is part of the Air Mobility Command (AMC) USAF Expeditionary Center.

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440th Airlift Wing

The 440th Airlift Wing is an inactive United States Air Force Reserve unit last assigned to Twenty-Second Air Force.

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443d Operations Group

The 443d Operations Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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Redirects here:

2d Troop Carrier Squadron (World War II), 2nd Airlift Squadron.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2d_Airlift_Squadron

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