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60th aww history 1940 - present

60th AMW History 1940 - Present 

Unit Designations 

Group 

Activated as 60th Transport Group 1 December 1940 
Re-designated 60th Troop Carrier Group 7 July 1942 
Inactivated 31 July 1945 
Re-activated 30 September 1946 
Re-designated Troop Carrier Group, Medium 1 July 1948 
Re-designated Troop Carrier Group, Heavy 5 November 1948 
Re-designated Troop Carrier Group, Medium 16 November 1949 
Inactivated 12 March 1957 
Re-activated as 60th Military Airlift Group 6 March 1978 
Inactivated 15 February 1979 
Re-activated as 60th Operations Group 1 November 1991 

Wing 

Activated as 60th Troop Carrier Wing, Medium 1 July 1948 
Re-designated 60th Troop Carrier Wing, Heavy 5 November 1948 
Re-designated 60th Troop Carrier Wing, Medium 16 November 1949 
Inactivated 25 September 1958 
Re-activated as 60th Military Airlift Wing 27 December 1965 
Re-designated as 60th Airlift Wing 1 November 1991 
Re-designated 60th Air Mobility Wing 1 October 1994 

Active Duty Service 

World War II Nov 1943-Aug 1945 
Korean War 1 Apr 1951-31 Dec 1952 
Cuban Missile Crisis 28 Oct 1962-28 Nov 1962 
Vietnam War 26 Jan 1968-1 Jun 1969 
Persian Gulf War 30 Aug 1990-30 Jul 1991 
Global War on Terrorism 11 Sept 2001- 

Aircraft Flown 

Group
C-47 "Skytrain" 1940-1948 
C-54 "Skymaster" 1948-1949 
C-82 "Packet" 1949-1953 
C-119 "Flying Boxcar" 1953-1957 
C-141 "Starlifter" 1978-79, 1991-1996 
C-5 "Galaxy" 1978-79, 1991- 
KC-10 "Extender" 1994- 
C-17 "Globemaster III" 2006- 

Wing
C-45 "Expeditor" 1948 
C-74 "Globemaster" 1948 
C-54 "Skymaster" 1949-1955, 1966-1969 
C-47 "Skytrain" 1949-1955, 1968-1969 
B-17 "Fortress" 1949-1951 
B-26 "Marauder" 1953-1951 
C-82 "Packet" 1949-1953 
L-5 "Sentinel" 1949-1951 
C-119 "Flying Boxcar" 1951, 1953-1958 
L-20 "Beaver" 1955 
C-123 "Provider" 1956-1958 
C-124 "Globemaster II" 1966-1967 
C-130 "Hercules" 1966 
C-133 "Cargomaster" 1966-1971 
T-29 "Seastar" 1966-1973 
U-3 "Vindicator" 1966-1968 
C-141 "Starlifter" 1966-1996 
C-131 "Samaritan" 1969-1975 
T-39 "Sabreliner" 1969-1975 
C-5 "Galaxy" 1970- 
KC-10 "Extender" 1994- 
C-17 "Globemaster III" 2006-