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  • History of Hickam Field, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii

    In 1934, the Army Air Corps saw the need for another airfield in Hawaii and assigned the Quartermaster Corps the job of constructing a modern airdrome from tangled brush and sugar cane fields adjacent to Pearl Harbor on the island of Oahu. The site selected consisted of 2,200 acres of ancient coral reef, covered by a thin layer of soil, located
  • 15th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

    Lineage and Honors History of the 15th AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE SQUADRON (PACAF) Lineage. Constituted 15 Organizational Maintenance Squadron and activated on 17 Apr 1962. Organized on 1 Jul 1962. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 1 Nov 1966. Activated on 1 Nov 1971. Inactivated on 1 Jul 1986. Redesignated 15 Aircraft Maintenance Flight on 3 Jul 2002.
  • 15th Maintenance Squadron

    Lineage and Honors History of the 15 Maintenance Squadron (PACAF) Lineage. Constituted 15 Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron on 17 Jun 1957. Activated on 8 Jul 1957. Discontinued on 1 Jul 1960. Inactivated, and consolidated (22 Oct 1984), with the 15 Field Maintenance Squadron, which was constituted, and activated, on 17 Apr 1962. Organized
  • 647 Security Forces Squadron

    Lineage: Activated as the 3245 Security Police Squadron on 15 November 1972. Redesignated as the 647 Security Police Squadron on 1 October 1994.Assignments: 3245 Air Base (later, 647 Support; 647 Air Base) Group; 15 Nov 1972-1 Oct 1992.Stations: Laurence G. Hanscom Field (later, Laurence G. Hanscom AFB; Hanscom AFB), MA, 15 Nov 1972-1 Oct
  • 19th FIGHTER SQUADRON FACT SHEET

    Lineage: Organized as 14 Aero Squadron on 14 Jun 1917Redesignated 19 Aero Squadron on 26 Jun 1917Demobilized on 14 Apr 1919Reconstituted, and consolidated (20 Dec 1923) with 19 Squadron, which was authorized on 30 Aug 1921Organized on 1 Oct 1921Inactivated on 29 Jun 1922Redesignated 19 Pursuit Squadron on 25 Jan 1923Activated on 1 May
  • 96th Air Refueling Squadron fact sheet

    Lineage. Constituted as 6 Reconnaissance Squadron (Medium) on 20 Nov 1940. Activated on 15 Jan 1941. Redesignated as: 396 Bombardment Squadron (Medium) on 22 Apr 1942; 396 Bombardment Squadron, Medium, c. 9 May 1943. Inactivated on 27 Jan 1946. Consolidated (19 Sep 1985) with 96 Air Refueling Squadron, Medium, which was constituted on 6 Nov 1953.
  • 65th Airlift Squadron

    Lineage and Honors History of the 65 Airlift Squadron (PACAF) Lineage. Constituted 65 Troop Carrier Squadron on 7 Dec 1942. Activated on 12 Dec 1942. Inactivated on 27 Jan 1946. Activated in the Reserve on 9 Aug 1947. Redesignated 65 Troop Carrier Squadron, Medium on 27 Jun 1949. Ordered to active service on 1 Apr 1951. Inactivated on 1 Jan 1953.
  • December 7, 1941 Attack

    On Sunday morning, 7 December 1941, the largest airborne attack force ever assembled by the Imperial Japanese Navy struck Oahu's military installations and plunged the United States into World War II. Their main objective was to cripple the U.S. Fleet anchored at Pearl Harbor. To eliminate air opposition, however, they needed to destroy the
  • 535th Airlift Squadron fact sheet

    Lineage: Constituted 535 Fighter Squadron on 24 Sep 1943. Activated on 1 Oct 1943. Disbanded on 10 Apr 1944. Reconstituted, and redesignated 535 Fighter Squadron, Two- Engine, on 16 May 1949. Activated in the Reserve on 27 Jun 1949. Redesignated 535 Fighter-Escort Squadron on 16 Mar 1950. Ordered to active service on 1 May 1951. Inactivated on 25
  • 15th Operations Support Squadron

    Lineage and Honors History of the 15 OPERATIONS SUPPORT SQUADRON (PACAF) Lineage. Constituted 15 Communications Squadron, Command on 24 Apr 1946. Activated on 14 May 1946. Inactivated on 23 Jan 1947. Redesignated 15 Communications Squadron, Operations on 27 Aug 1952. Activated on 20 Oct 1952. Redesignated 15 Communications Squadron, Air Force on 15
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