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73d Special Operations Squadron

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The 73d Special Operations Squadron was a unit of the United States Air Force, assigned to the 1st Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Florida. [1]

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Adak Island

Adak Island (Adaax) is an island near the western extent of the Andreanof Islands group of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska.

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Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award is one of the unit awards of the United States Air Force.

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Air Force Special Operations Command

Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), headquartered at Hurlburt Field, Florida, is the special operations component of the United States Air Force.

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Airco DH.4

The Airco DH.4 was a British two-seat biplane day bomber of the First World War.

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Aleutian Islands

The Aleutian Islands (Tanam Unangaa, literally "Land of the Aleuts", possibly from Chukchi aliat, "island") are a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller ones belonging to both the U.S. state of Alaska and the Russian federal subject of Kamchatka Krai.

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Aleutian Islands Campaign

The Aleutian Islands Campaign was a military campaign conducted by the United States and Japan in the Aleutian Islands, part of the Alaska Territory, in the American theater and the Pacific theater of World War II starting on 3 June 1942.

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Amchitka Air Force Base

Amchitka Air Force Base is an abandoned Air Force Base located on Amchitka, in the Rat Islands group of the Aleutian Islands in southwest Alaska.

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Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com LLC is a privately held online company based in Lehi, Utah.

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Anti-submarine weapon

An anti-submarine weapon (ASW) is any one of a number of devices that are intended to act against a submarine and its crew, to destroy (sink) the vessel or reduce its capability as a weapon of war.

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Attack on Pearl Harbor

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941.

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Attu Island

Attu (Atan) is the westernmost and largest island in the Near Islands group of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska, and the westernmost point of land relative to Alaska, the United States, North America, and the Americas.

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Barksdale Air Force Base

Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base in northwest Louisiana, USA, in Bossier Parish, and is contiguous to Bossier City, Louisiana along the base's western and northwestern edge.

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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber developed in the 1930s for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC).

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Boeing P-12

The Boeing P-12/F4B was an American pursuit aircraft that was operated by the United States Army Air Corps and United States Navy.

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Boeing P-26 Peashooter

The Boeing P-26 "Peashooter" was the first American all-metal production fighter aircraft and the first pursuit monoplane to enter squadron service with the United States Army Air Corps.

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Brest, France

Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany.

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Call Field

Call Field is a former World War I military airfield, located southwest of Wichita Falls, Texas.

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Camp Mills

Camp Albert L. Mills (Camp Mills) was a military installation on Long Island, New York.

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Cannon Air Force Base

Cannon Air Force Base is a United States Air Force Base, located approximately southwest of Clovis, New Mexico.

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Cold War

The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).

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Delouze Aerodrome

Delouze Aerodrome was a temporary World War I airfield in France.

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Dodd Army Airfield

Dodd Army Airfield was an airfield located within the current boundaries of Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.

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Douglas B-18 Bolo

The Douglas B-18 Bolo is an American medium bomber which served with the United States Army Air Corps and the Royal Canadian Air Force (as the Digby) during the late 1930s and early 1940s.

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Douglas C-124 Globemaster II

The Douglas C-124 Globemaster II, nicknamed "Old Shaky", was an American heavy-lift cargo aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company in Long Beach, California.

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Elmendorf Air Force Base

Elmendorf Air Force Base is a United States military facility in Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska.

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Fort Glenn Army Air Base

Cape Air Force Base also known as Fort Glenn Army Air Base, is a site significant for its role in World War II fighting, operating alongside Otter Point Naval Air Facility.

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Hunter Army Airfield

Hunter Army Airfield, located in Savannah, Georgia, United States, is a military airfield and subordinate installation to Fort Stewart located in Hinesville, Georgia.

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Hurlburt Field

Hurlburt Field is a United States Air Force installation located in Okaloosa County, Florida, immediately west of the Town of Mary Esther.

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Kiska

Kiska (Qisxa) is an island in the Rat Islands group of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska.

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List of Air Service American Expeditionary Force aerodromes in France

When the United States entered World War I on 6 April 1917, the Air Service of the United States Army existed only as a branch of the Signal Corps, and was known by the name of Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps.

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List of American Aero Squadrons

This is a partial list of original Air Service, United States Army "Aero Squadrons" before and during World War I. Units formed after 1 January 1919 are not listed.

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Lockheed AC-130

The Lockheed AC-130 gunship is a heavily armed, long-endurance ground-attack variant of the C-130 Hercules transport fixed-wing aircraft.

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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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Lockheed MC-130

The Lockheed MC-130 is the basic designation for a family of special mission aircraft operated by the United States Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), a wing of the Air Education and Training Command, and an AFSOC-gained wing of the Air Force Reserve Command.

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March Air Reserve Base

March Air Reserve Base (March ARB), previously known as March Air Force Base (March AFB) is located in Riverside County, California between the cities of Riverside, Moreno Valley, and Perris.

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Martin B-26 Marauder

The Martin B-26 Marauder was an American World War II twin-engined medium bomber built by the Glenn L. Martin Company in Middle River, Maryland (just east of Baltimore) from 1941 to 1945.

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McChord Field

McChord Field is a United States Air Force base in the northwest United States, in Pierce County, Washington.

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Military Air Transport Service

The Military Air Transport Service (MATS) is an inactive Department of Defense Unified Command.

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Naval Air Facility Adak

Naval Air Facility Adak, was a United States Navy airport located west of Adak, on Adak Island in the U.S. state of Alaska.

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New York Port of Embarkation

The New York Port of Embarkation (NYPOE) was a United States Army command responsible for the movement of troops and supplies from the United States to overseas commands.

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North American B-25 Mitchell

The North American B-25 Mitchell is an American twin-engine, medium bomber manufactured by North American Aviation (NAA).

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Northrop A-17

The Northrop A-17, a development of the Northrop Gamma 2F was a two-seat, single-engine, monoplane, attack bomber built in 1935 by the Northrop Corporation for the U.S. Army Air Corps.

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Ourches Aerodrome

Ourches Aerodrome, was a temporary World War I airfield in France.

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Paine Field

Paine Field, also known as Snohomish County Airport, is a small international airport serving part of the Seattle metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Washington.

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Pyote Air Force Base

Pyote Air Force Base was a World War II United States Army Air Forces training airbase.

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Rich Field

Rich Field is a former World War I military airfield, located in Waco, Texas, near what is now the intersection of Bosque Boulevard and 41st Street.

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Roosevelt Field (airport)

Roosevelt Field is a former airport, located east-southeast of Mineola, Long Island, New York.

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Second Air Force

The Second Air Force (2 AF; 2d Air Force in 1942) is a USAF numbered air force responsible for conducting basic military and technical training for Air Force enlisted members and non-flying officers.

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Second United States Army

Second Army was most recently located at Fort Belvoir, Virginia as a Direct Reporting Unit to Headquarters U.S. Army, Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G-6.

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St. Maixent Replacement Barracks

The Air Service Replacement Concentration Barracks is a former military facility in the vicinity of Saint-Maixent-l'École, Poitou-Charentes, France.

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Strategic Air Command

Strategic Air Command (SAC) was both a Department of Defense Specified Command and a United States Air Force (USAF) Major Command (MAJCOM), responsible for Cold War command and control of two of the three components of the U.S. military's strategic nuclear strike forces, the so-called "nuclear triad," with SAC having control of land-based strategic bomber aircraft and intercontinental ballistic missiles or ICBMs (the third leg of the triad being submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) of the U.S. Navy).

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Thornbrough Air Force Base

Thornbrough Air Force Base is a former facility of the United States Air Force in Cold Bay, Alaska.

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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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Western Front (World War I)

The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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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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16th Special Operations Squadron

The 16th Special Operations Squadron is part of the 27th Special Operations Wing at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico.

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17th Bombardment Group

The 17th Bombardment Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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18th Operations Group

The 18th Operations Group is the operational flying component of the United States Air Force 18th Wing, stationed at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan.

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1st Special Operations Wing

The 1st Special Operations Wing (1 SOW) at Hurlburt Field, Florida is one of three United States Air Force active duty Special Operations wings and falls under the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC).

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28th Operations Group

The 28th Operations Group is the flying component of the United States Air Force 28th Bomb Wing, stationed at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota.

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2d Bomb Wing

The 2d Bomb Wing is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Force Global Strike Command and Eighth Air Force.

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2d Day Bombardment Group

The 2d Day Bombardment Group was an Air Service, United States Army unit that fought on the Western Front during World War I as part of the Air Service, Second United States Army.

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2d Operations Group

The 2d Operations Group (2 OG) is the flying component of the United States Air Force 2d Bomb Wing, assigned to the Air Force Global Strike Command Eighth Air Force.

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2d Special Operations Squadron

The 2d Special Operations Squadron (2 SOS) is an Air Force Reserve Command unit, assigned to the 919th Operations Group.

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304th Special Operations Squadron

The 304th Special Operations Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit designation.

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3d Operations Group

The 3d Operations Group is the operational flying component of the United States Air Force 3d Wing.

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971st Airborne Warning and Control Squadron

The 971st Airborne Warning and Control Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit designation.

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3d Strategic Support Squadron, 485th Aero Construction Squadron, 73d Aero Squadron, 73d Attack Squadron, 73d Bombardment Squadron (World War II), 73d Headquarters Squadron, 73d Pursuit Squadron, 73nd Bombardment Squadron (World War II), 73nd Special Operations Squadron, 73rd Pursuit Squadron, 73rd Special Operations Squadron.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/73d_Special_Operations_Squadron

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