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Air Combat Command (ACC) is one of ten Major Commands (MAJCOMs) in the United States Air Force, reporting to Headquarters, United States Air Force (HAF) at the Pentagon.
The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award is one of the unit awards of the United States Air Force.
Air Transport Command (ATC) was a United States Air Force unit that was created during World War II as the strategic airlift component of the United States Army Air Forces.
Albrook Air Force Station is a former United States Air Force facility in Panama.
Biak is a small island located in Cenderawasih Bay near the northern coast of Papua, an Indonesian province, and is just northwest of New Guinea.
The Boeing C-135 Stratolifter is a transport aircraft derived from the prototype Boeing 367-80 jet airliner (also the basis for the 707) in the early 1950s.
The Boeing EC-135 was a command and control version of the Boeing C-135 Stratolifter.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
The Curtiss C-46 Commando is a transport aircraft derived from the Curtiss CW-20 pressurised high-altitude airliner design.
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner.
Dulag Airfield is a World War II airfield located near Dulag in the province of Leyte, Philippines.
Eighteenth Air Force (Air Forces Transportation) (18 AF) is the only Numbered Air Force (NAF) in Air Mobility Command (AMC) and one of the largest NAFs in the United States Air Force. 18 AF was activated on 28 March 1951, inactivated on 1 January 1958, and re-activated on 1 October 2003. 18 AF is headquartered at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
The Fifth Air Force (5 AF) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Pacific Air Forces (PACAF).
Finschhafen Airport is a general aviation airport in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea.
Fort Wayne Air National Guard Station is a United States Air Force base, located at Fort Wayne International Airport, Indiana.
Frans Kaisiepo International Airport (Bandara Frans Kaisiepo), is an airport in Biak, Papua, Indonesia.
Guerrilla warfare is a form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants, such as paramilitary personnel, armed civilians, or irregulars, use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military.
Hancock Field Air National Guard Base is a United States Air Force base, co-located with Syracuse Hancock International Airport.
Langley Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located adjacent to Hampton and Newport News, Virginia.
The Lend-Lease policy, formally titled An Act to Promote the Defense of the United States, was an American program to defeat Germany, Japan and Italy by distributing food, oil, and materiel between 1941 and August 1945.
Leyte is an island in the Visayas group of the Philippines.
Memphis Municipal Airport is a city-owned public use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) northeast of the central business district of Memphis, a city in Hall County, Texas, United States.
Nashville International Airport is a joint public and military use airport in the southeastern section of Nashville in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Nellis Air Force Base ("Nellis" colloq.) is a United States Air Force installation in southern Nevada with military schools and more squadrons than any other USAF base.
The Philippine Presidential Unit Citation Badge is a unit decoration of the Republic of the Philippines.
Sewart Air Force Base (1941–1971) is a former United States Air Force base located in Smyrna, about 25 miles southeast of Nashville, Tennessee.
Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Goldsboro, North Carolina.
The Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw (company model number S-55) was a multi-purpose helicopter used by the United States Army and United States Air Force.
The Sikorsky H-5, (initially designated R-5 and also known as S-48, S-51 and by company designation VS-327Fitzsimons, Bernard, general editor. Illustrated Encyclopedia of 20th Century Weapons and Warfare (London: Phoebus, 1978), Volume 20, p.2173, "R-5, Sikorsky".) was a helicopter built by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation.
A squadron in air force, army aviation, or naval aviation is a unit comprising a number of military aircraft and their aircrews, usually of the same type, typically with 12 to 24 aircraft, sometimes divided into three or four flights, depending on aircraft type and air force.
Tactical Air Command (TAC) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
Tinker Air Force Base is a major United States Air Force base, with tenant U.S. Navy and other Department of Defense missions, located geographically in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Air Forces Southern Command is an inactive Major Command of the United States Air Force.
The USAF Weapons School is a unit of the United States Air Force, assigned to the 57th Wing.
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.
, is a United States Air Force base in the city of Fussa, one of 26 cities in the Tama Area, or Western Tokyo.
The 16th Airlift Squadron is one unit of three active duty Boeing C-17 Globemaster III squadrons at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina.
The 28th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The 2d Combat Cargo Group is an inactive United States Army Air Forces unit.
The 433d Weapons Squadron is a United States Air Force unit, assigned to the USAF Weapons School at Nellis AFB, Nevada.
The 552d Air Control Wing is an operational wing of the United States Air Force.
8th Air Deployment Control Squadron, 8th Airborne Command and Control Squadron, 8th Combat Cargo Squadron, 8th Ferrying Squadron, 8th Helicopter Flight, 8th Tactical Deployment Control Squadron, 8th Weapons Squadron (United States).