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Advanced Landing Grounds (ALGs) were temporary advance airfields constructed by the Allies during World War II during the liberation of Europe.
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.
Air Education and Training Command (AETC) was established 1 July 1993, with the realignment of Air Training Command and Air University.
Air Mobility Command (AMC) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the U.S. Air Force.
Airborne Military parachuting or gliding form of inserting personnel or supplies.
An airlift is the organized delivery of supplies or personnel primarily via military transport aircraft.
Alliance Municipal Airport is in Box Butte County, Nebraska, three miles southeast of the city of Alliance, which owns it.
Andrews Air Force Base is the airfield portion of Joint Base Andrews which is under the jurisdiction of the United States Air Force.
Ardmore Municipal Airport is in Carter County, Oklahoma, northeast of the city of Ardmore, which owns it.
The US Army Air Forces in WWII had major subordinate Commands below the Air Staff level.
Bergstrom Air Force Base (1942–1993) was located seven miles southeast of Austin, Texas.
The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft.
Bowman Field is a public airport five miles (8 km) southeast of downtown Louisville, in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States.
Camp Claiborne was a U.S. Army military camp during World War II located in Rapides Parish in central Louisiana.
Charleston Air Force Base is a United States military facility located in the City of North Charleston, South Carolina.
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.
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).
Continental Air Forces (CAF) was a United States Army Air Forces major command at the end of World War II and during the early Cold War for combat training of bomber and fighter personnel and for Continental United States (CONUS) air defense after the Aircraft Warning Corps and Ground Observer Corps were placed in standby during 1944.
The Curtiss C-46 Commando is a transport aircraft derived from the Curtiss CW-20 pressurised high-altitude airliner design.
The Dominican Republic (República Dominicana) is a sovereign state located in the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region.
Donaldson Air Force Base is a former facility of the United States Air Force located south of Greenville, South Carolina.
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner.
Dover Air Force Base or Dover AFB is a United States Air Force base located southeast of the city of Dover, Delaware.
A drop zone (DZ) is a place where parachutists or parachuted supplies land.
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 Eighth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) (8 AF) is a numbered air force (NAF) of the United States Air Force's Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC).
The Fifth Air Force (5 AF) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Pacific Air Forces (PACAF).
A flight is a military unit in an air force, naval air service, or army air corps.
Fort Bragg, North Carolina is a military installation of the United States Army and is the largest military installation in the world (by population) with more than 50,000 active duty personnel.
Fort Wayne Air National Guard Station is a United States Air Force base, located at Fort Wayne International Airport, Indiana.
The Fourteenth Air Force (14 AF; Air Forces Strategic) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Space Command (AFSPC).
Geronimo (Goyaałé "the one who yawns"; June 16, 1829 – February 17, 1909) was a prominent leader and medicine man from the Bedonkohe band of the Chiricahua Apache tribe.
A glider or sailplane is a type of glider aircraft used in the leisure activity and sport of gliding.
Grenada Municipal Airport is a public use airport in Grenada County, Mississippi, United States.
Grissom Air Reserve Base is a United States Air Force base, located about north of Kokomo in Cass and Miami counties in Indiana.
A group is a military aviation unit, a component of military organization and a military formation.
The IX Troop Carrier Command was a United States Army Air Forces unit.
Keesler Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Biloxi, a city along the Gulf Coast in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States.
The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).
Lackland Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Bexar County, Texas.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Laurinburg–Maxton Army Air Base is an inactive United States Air Force base, approximately 6 miles east-northeast of Laurinburg, North Carolina.
Lawson Army Airfield is a military airport located at Fort Benning in Chattahoochee County, Georgia, south of the city of Columbus, Georgia.
Lebanon (لبنان; Lebanese pronunciation:; Liban), officially known as the Lebanese RepublicRepublic of Lebanon is the most common phrase used by Lebanese government agencies.
Little Rock Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately northeast of Little Rock, Arkansas.
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).
The Lockheed C-5 Galaxy is a large military transport aircraft originally designed and built by Lockheed, and now maintained and upgraded by its successor, Lockheed Martin.
Los Angeles Air Force Base (LAAFB) is a non-flying United States Air Force Base located in El Segundo, California.
McChord Field is a United States Air Force base in the northwest United States, in Pierce County, Washington.
The Military Airlift Command (MAC) is an inactive United States Air Force major command (MAJCOM) that was headquartered at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
Military gliders (an offshoot of common gliders) have been used by the military of various countries for carrying troops (glider infantry) and heavy equipment to a combat zone, mainly during the Second World War.
Morse code is a method of transmitting text information as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that can be directly understood by a skilled listener or observer without special equipment.
The Ninth Air Force (9 AF) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force's Air Combat Command (ACC).
Operational Training Units (OTU) and Replacement Training Units (RTU) were training organizations of the United States Army Air Forces during World War II.
Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the United States Air Force and is also the air component command of the United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM).
A parachute is a device used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by creating drag (or in the case of ram-air parachutes, aerodynamic lift).
Paratroopers are military parachutists—military personnel trained in parachuting into an operation and usually functioning as part of an airborne force.
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.
Scott Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base in St. Clair County, Illinois, near Belleville and O'Fallon, 25 miles East of downtown St. Louis.
Sewart Air Force Base (1941–1971) is a former United States Air Force base located in Smyrna, about 25 miles southeast of Nashville, Tennessee.
South Florida is a region of the U.S. state of Florida, comprising the southernmost part of the state.
South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), was a country that existed from 1955 to 1975 and comprised the southern half of what is now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The South West Pacific theatre, during World War II, was a major theatre of the war between the Allies and the Empire of Japan.
Special operations (S.O.) are military operations that are "special" or unconventional and carried out by dedicated special forces and other special operations forces units using unconventional methods and resources.
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.
Stout Army Air Field is located in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Tactical Air Command (TAC) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
A task force (TF) is a unit or formation established to work on a single defined task or activity.
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).
The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, located in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. As a symbol of the U.S. military, The Pentagon is often used metonymically to refer to the U.S. Department of Defense.
In warfare, a theater or theatre (see spelling differences) is an area or place in which important military events occur or are progressing.
The Third Air Force (Air Forces Europe) (3 AF) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA).
The Thirteenth Air Force (Air Forces Pacific) (13 AF) was a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Pacific Air Forces (PACAF).
Travis Air Force Base is a United States Air Force air base under the operational control of the Air Mobility Command (AMC), located three miles (5 km) east of the central business district of Fairfield, in Solano County, California, United States.
The Twelfth Air Force (12 AF; Air Forces Southern, (AFSOUTH)) is a Numbered Air Force of the United States Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC).
Twenty-Second Air Force (22 AF) is a Numbered Air Force component of Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC).
Twentynine Palms Airport is a public use airport located six nautical miles (11 km) east of the central business district of Twentynine Palms, a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States.
The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941.
The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
The Waco CG-4A was the most widely used American troop/cargo military glider of World War II.
Westover Air Reserve Base is an Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) installation located in the Massachusetts communities of Chicopee and Ludlow, near the city of Springfield, Massachusetts.
Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately south of Knob Noster, MO; east of Warrensburg, MO, and east-southeast of Kansas City.
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.
The 101st Airborne Division ("Screaming Eagles") is an elite modular specialized light infantry division of the US Army.
The 11th Airborne Division ("Angels") was a United States Army airborne formation, first activated on 25 February 1943, during World War II.
The 2d Combat Cargo Group is an inactive United States Army Air Forces unit.
The 313th Expeditionary Operations Group is a Provisional United States Air Force unit, assigned to United States Air Forces in Europe to activate or inactivate as needed.
The 314th Operations Group (314 OG) is the flying component of the Air Education and Training Command 314th Airlift Wing, stationed at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.
The 315th Air Division (315th AD) is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 315th Operations Group is a United States Air Force Reserve unit assigned to the 315th Airlift Wing.
The 316th Operations Group (316 OG) was the flying component of the Air Force District of Washington 316th Wing, stationed at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland.
The 317th Operations Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit, last stationed at Pope Air Force Base, North Carolina as part of Air Mobility Command.
The 349th Operations Group (349 OG) is a United States Air Force Reserve unit assigned to the 349th Air Mobility 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.
The 375th Operations Group (375 OG) is the operational flying component of the United States Air Force 375th Air Mobility Wing.
The 403d Operations Group (403 OG) is the operational flying component of the United States Air Force Reserve 403d Wing.
The 433d Operations Group is the operational flying component of the United States Air Force Reserve 433d Airlift Wing.
The 434th Operations Group (434 OG) is an active United States Air Force Reserve unit.
The 435th Operations Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 436th Operations Group is an active United States Air Force unit.
The 437th Operations Group (437 OG) is an active United States Air Force unit.
The United States Air Force's 438th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group is a provisional unit assigned to United States Air Forces Central to activate or inactivate as needed.
The 439th Operations Group is an active United States Air Force Reserve unit.
The 440th Operations Group is an active United States Air Force Reserve unit.
The 441st Troop Carrier Wing is an inactive United States Air Force Reserve organization.
The 442d Operations Group is an active United States Air Force Reserve unit.
The 443d Operations Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 4th Combat Cargo Group was a World War II United States Army Air Forces combat organization that served in Tenth Air Force as part of the China Burma India Theater of World War II.
The 50th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 512th Operations Group is the operational flying component of the 512th Airlift Wing, assigned to the United States Air Force Reserve.
The 513th Air Control Group is an Air Reserve Component unit of the United States Air Force.
The 51st Troop Carrier Wing is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 52d Troop Carrier Wing (52 TCW) is a disbanded unit of the United States Air Force.
The 53d Fighter Wing (53 FW) is a disbanded unit of the United States Air Force, last stationed at Philadelphia International Airport, Pennsylvania.
The 60th Fighter Wing (60 FW) is a disbanded unit of the United States Air Force, last stationed at Felts Field, Spokane, Washington.
The 60th Operations Group (60 OG) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the 60th Air Mobility Wing.
The 61st Air Base Group is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the 61st Air Base Wing of Air Force Space Command.
The 61st Fighter Wing (61 FW) is a disbanded unit of the United States Air Force, last stationed at Hayward Municipal Airport, Hayward, California.
The 62d Operations Group (62 OG) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the 62d Airlift Wing.
The 64th Air Expeditionary Group is a provisional United States Air Force, most recently assigned to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing at Eskan Village, near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The 82nd Airborne Division is an airborne infantry division of the United States Army, specializing in parachute assault operations into denied areas.
The 89th Operations Group (89 OG) is the operational flying component of the United States Air Force 89th Airlift Wing.