Imphal, The Hump and Beyond
U.S.A.A.F Combat Cargo Groups of the Second World War
3rd Combat Cargo Squadron
A Short History from the Combat Squadrons of the Air Force World War II
by USAF Historical Division, Air University, Department of the The Air Force 1982
Edited by Maurer Maurer
| LINEAGE. Constituted 3d Combat Cargo
Squadron on 11 Apr 1944· Activated on 15 Apr 1944· Redesignated 328th Troop
Carrier Squadron on 29 Sep 1945· Inactivated on 20 Dec 1945· Redesignated 328th Troop
Carrier Squadron (Medium) on 4 Aug 1949. Activated in the reserve on 2 Sep 1949· Ordered
to active service on 15 Mar 1951· Inactivated on 1 Apr 1951· Activated in the reserve
on. 14 Jun 1952. Ordered to active service on 28 Oct 1962. Relieved from active duty on 28
ASSIGNMENTS. Ist Combat Cargo (later 512th Troop Carrier) Group, 15 Apr 1944-20 Dec 1945 (under operational control of Air Transport Command, 23 Jun-20 Aug 1945, and 69th Composite Wing, 25 Aug-to Nov 1945)· 512th Troop Carrier Group, 2 Sep 1949-1 Apr 1951· 512th Troop Carrier Group, 14 Jun 1952; 349th Troop Carrier Group, 16 Nov 1957; 512th Troop Carrier Group, 25 Mar 1958; 512th Troop Carrier Wing, 14 Apr 1959; 914th Troop Carrier Group, 11 Feb 1963-.
STATIONS. Bowman Field, Ky, 15 Apr-5 Aug 1944; SyIhet, India, 30 Aug 1944 (detachment operated from Yunnani, China, 16 Sept Oct 1944); TuIihal, India, 18 Oct 1944; Hathazari, India, 7 Apr 1945; Myitkyina, Burma, 1 Jun 1945; Luliang, China, 25 Aug 1945; Kunming, China, 4 Sep 1945; Waragpur, India, 15 Nov-u>Dec 1945· Reading Mun Aprt, Pa, 2 Sep 1949; New Castle County Aprt, Del, 1 May 1950-1 Apr 1951· New Castle County Aprt, Del, 14 Jun 1952; Paine AFB, Wash, 16 Nov 1957; Niagara Falls Mun Aprt, NY, 25 Mar 1958· AIRCRAFT. C-47 1944-1945· C-119, 1962,
OPERATIONS. Aerial transportation in CBI, 16 Sep 1944-14 Nov 1945·
SERVICE STREAMERS. None.
CAMPAIGNS. India-Burma; China Defensive; Central Burma; China Offensive.
DECORATIONS Distinguished Unit Citation: French Indo-China, China, and Manchuria, 1-30 Sep 1945·
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