HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff
[::MainTopicLength::#1500] [::ListTopicLength::#1000] [::ListLength::#15] [::ListAdRepeat::#3]

picture info

36th Rescue Squadron
The 36th Rescue Squadron
36th Rescue Squadron
at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington is part of the 58th Operations Group. It was formerly part of the 336th Training Group at Fairchild. It operates Bell UH-1N Twin Huey
Bell UH-1N Twin Huey
aircraft conducting search and rescue missions in support of the US Air Force Survival School. The squadron was redesignated as the 36th Rescue Squadron on 14 August 2015.[2] The squadron was first activated in Japan during the Korean War
Korean War
and earned a Distinguished Unit Citation
Distinguished Unit Citation
and a Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation for its rescue missions during that war. It continued rescue operations in the Northern Pacific until 1972, except for a brief inactive period from 1960 tp 1961
[...More...]

"36th Rescue Squadron" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

AFROTC
The Air Force Reserve
Air Force Reserve
Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) is one of the three primary commissioning sources for officers in the United States Air Force, the other two being the United States Air Force
United States Air Force
Academy (USAFA) and Air Force Officer Training School
Officer Training School
(OTS). A subordinate command of the Air University within the Air Education and Training Command (AETC), AF ROTC
ROTC
is aligned under the Jeanne M. Holm Center for Officer Accessions and Citizen Development at Maxwell AFB, Alabama. The Holm Center, formerly known as the Air Force Officer Accession and Training Schools (AFOATS), retains direct responsibility for both AF ROTC
ROTC
and OTS. AF ROTC
ROTC
is the largest and oldest source of commissioned officers for the U.S
[...More...]

"AFROTC" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Douglas C-47 Skytrain
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain
Douglas C-47 Skytrain
or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3
Douglas DC-3
airliner. It was used ext
[...More...]

"Douglas C-47 Skytrain" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Kirtland Air Force Base
Kirtland Air Force Base
Kirtland Air Force Base
(IATA: ABQ, ICAO: KABQ) is a United States
United States
Air Force base located in the southeast quadrant of the Albuquerque, New Mexico urban area, adjacent to the Albuquerque
Albuquerque
International Sunport. The base was named for the early Army aviator Col. Roy C. Kirtland. The military and the international airport share the same runways, making ABQ a joint civil-military airport. Kirtland AFB is the largest installation in Air Force Global Strike Command and sixth largest in the Air Force. The base occupies 51,558 acres and employs over 23,000 people, including more than 4,200 active duty and 1,000 Guard, plus 3,200 part-time Reserve personnel. Kirtland AFB’s economic impact for 2000 on the City of Albuquerque
Albuquerque
was over $2.7 billion. Kirtland is the home of the Air Force Materiel Command's Nuclear Weapons Center (NWC)
[...More...]

"Kirtland Air Force Base" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

2d Air Rescue Group
The 582d Helicopter Group was activated in January 2015 at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming to provide a unified headquarters for the helicopter squadrons located on the intercontinental ballistic missile bases of Air Force Global Strike Command. The group was first activated in 1943 as the 2d Emergency Rescue Squadron at Hamilton Field, and after training, moved to the South Pacific Theater, where it served until the end of World War II, earning two Distinguished Unit Citations and a Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation for combat search and rescue and special operations missions. Following the end of the war, the squadron served as part of the occupation forces at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa from 1947 until 1950. In May 1950 the squadron, now designated the 2d Rescue Squadron moved to Clark Air Base in the Philippines. In 1952, the unit was expanded to group level as the 2d Air Rescue Group and its lettered flights became air rescue squadrons
[...More...]

"2d Air Rescue Group" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Fifth Air Force
The Fifth Air Force
Fifth Air Force
(5 AF) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Pacific Air Forces
Pacific Air Forces
(PACAF). It is headquartered at Yokota Air Base, Japan. It is the U.S. Air Force's oldest continuously serving Numbered Air Force. The organization has provided 70 years of continuous air power to the Pacific since its establishment in September 1941.[5] Fifth Air Force
Fifth Air Force
is the Headquarters Pacific Air Forces
Pacific Air Forces
forward element in Japan, and maximizes partnership capabilities and promotes bilateral defense cooperation. In addition, 5 AF is the air component to United States
United States
Forces Japan.[5] Its mission is three-fold. First, it plans, conducts, controls, and coordinates air operations assigned by the PACAF
PACAF
Commander
[...More...]

"Fifth Air Force" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Johnson Air Base
Iruma Air Base
Iruma Air Base
(入間基地, Iruma-kichi) (ICAO: RJTJ) is a Japan
Japan
Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) base located in the city of Sayama, Saitama Prefecture, north of western Tokyo, Japan. It was the airfield for the Imperial Japanese Army Air Force
Imperial Japanese Army Air Force
Academy until 1945, when it became Johnson Air Force base of the United States Air Force during and after the occupation of Japan. Currently, Iruma Air Base
Iruma Air Base
is home to the Air Defense Command Headquarters Flight Group. Aircraft located at the base include the U-4, NAMC YS-11, T-4, and Kawasaki C-1
[...More...]

"Johnson Air Base" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Tachikawa Air Base
Tachikawa Airfield
Tachikawa Airfield
(立川飛行場, Tachikawa Hikōjō) (ICAO: RJTC) is an airfield in the city of Tachikawa, the western part of Tokyo, Japan. Currently under the administration of the Ministry of Defense, it has also served as the civil aviation with Japan's first scheduled air service.Contents1 Operations 2 History2.1 Origins 2.2 United States military use2.2.1 Postwar era 2.2.2 Korean War 2.2.3 Cold War 2.2.4 Major USAF units assigned2.3 Japanese use 2.4 Air show3 References 4 Sources 5 External linksOperations[edit] Currently the Japan
Japan
Ground Self-Defense Force's Camp Tachikawa occupies the western portion of the airfield. The main unit there is the GSDF Eastern Army Aviation Group
[...More...]

"Tachikawa Air Base" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Yokota Air Base
Yokota Air Base
Yokota Air Base
(横田飛行場, Yokota Hikōjō), (IATA: OKO, ICAO: RJTY) is a United States Air Force
United States Air Force
base in the city of Fussa, one of 26 cities in the Tama Area, or Western Tokyo. The base houses 14,000 personnel. The base occupies a total area of 7.07 km2 (2.73 sq mi) and has a 3,353 m × 61 m (11,001 ft × 200 ft) runway
[...More...]

"Yokota Air Base" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Kadena Air Base
Kadena Air Base
Kadena Air Base
(嘉手納飛行場, Kadena Hikōjō), (IATA: DNA, ICAO: RODN) is a United States Air Force
United States Air Force
base in the towns of Kadena and Chatan and the city of Okinawa, in Okinawa
Okinawa
Prefecture, Japan. Kadena Air Base
Kadena Air Base
is home to the USAF's 18th Wing, the 353d Special Operations Group, reconnaissance units, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery, and a variety of associated units
[...More...]

"Kadena Air Base" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Okinawa
Okinawa Prefecture
Okinawa Prefecture
(Japanese: 沖縄県, Hepburn: Okinawa-ken, Okinawan: ウチナーチン Uchinaa-chin) is the southernmost prefecture of Japan.[1] It encompasses two thirds of the Ryukyu Islands in a chain over 1,000 kilometres (620 mi) long. The Ryukyu Islands
Ryukyu Islands
extend southwest from Kyushu
Kyushu
(the southwesternmost of Japan's four main islands) to Taiwan. Naha, Okinawa's capital, is located in the southern part of Okinawa Island.[2] Although Okinawa Prefecture
Okinawa Prefecture
comprises just 0.6 percent of Japan's total land mass, about 75 percent of all United States military personnel stationed in Japan
Japan
are assigned to installations in the prefecture.[3] Currently about 26,000 U.S
[...More...]

"Okinawa" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Grumman SA-16 Albatross
The Grumman
Grumman
HU-16 Albatross is a large twin–radial engine amphibious flying boat that was used by the United States Air Force
United States Air Force
(USAF), the U.S. Navy
U.S. Navy
(USN) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), primarily as a search and rescue aircraft. Originally designated as the SA-16 for the USAF and the JR2F-1 and UF-1 for the USN and USCG, it was redesignated as the HU-16 in 1962.Contents1 Design and development 2 Operational history2.1 Civil operations3 Variants 4 Operators 5 Aircraft on display 6 Accidents and incidents 7 Specifications (HU-16B) 8 Notable appearances in media 9 See also 10 References 11 Further reading 12 External linksDesign and development[edit] An improvement of the design of the Grumman
Grumman
Mallard, the Albatross was developed to land in open ocean situations to accomplish rescues
[...More...]

"Grumman SA-16 Albatross" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Sikorsky H-19
The Sikorsky H-19
Sikorsky H-19
Chickasaw (company model number S-55) was a multi-purpose helicopter used by the United States Army
United States Army
and United States Air Force. It was also license-built by Westland Aircraft
Westland Aircraft
as the Westland Whirlwind in the United Kingdom. United States Navy
United States Navy
and United States Coast Guard
United States Coast Guard
models were designated HO4S, while those of the U.S. Marine Corps were designated HRS. In 1962, the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Marine Corps versions were all redesignated as H-19s like their U.S. Army and U.S
[...More...]

"Sikorsky H-19" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Douglas C-54 Skymaster
The Douglas C-54 Skymaster
Douglas C-54 Skymaster
was a four-engined transport aircraft used by the United States Army Air Forces
United States Army Air Forces
in World War II
World War II
and the Korean War. Like the Douglas C-47 Skytrain, the C-54 Skymaster was derived from a civilian airliner, the Douglas DC-4. Besides transport of cargo, the C-54 also carried presidents, prime ministers, and military staff. Dozens of variants of the C-54 were employed in a wide variety of non-combat roles such as air-sea rescue, scientific and military research, and missile tracking and recovery. During the Berlin Airlift it hauled coal and food supplies to West Berlin. After the Korean War it continued to be used for military and civilian uses by more than 30 countries
[...More...]

"Douglas C-54 Skymaster" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

92d Operations Group
The 92d Operations Group (92 OG) is the flying component of the 92d Air Refueling Wing, assigned to the United States Air Force Air Mobility Command Eighteenth Air Force. The group is stationed at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. During World War II, the group's predecessor unit, the 92d Bombardment Group was the first VIII Bomber Command B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bombardment groups to carry out strategic bombardment operations against targets in Occupied Europe and Nazi Germany from RAF Bovingdon, England in September 1942. The 92d Bomb Group was the first Bomb group to make a non-stop Atlantic flight to United Kingdom. Its 327th BS was the only unit in the USAAF to be equipped with the service test "gunship" YB-40 Flying Fortress for combat, before fighter squadrons began receiving the P-51 Mustang for the same duties
[...More...]

"92d Operations Group" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Kaman HH-43 Huskie
The Kaman HH-43 Huskie
Kaman HH-43 Huskie
was a helicopter with intermeshing rotors used by the United States
United States
Air Force, the United States Navy
United States Navy
and the United States Marine Corps from the 1950s until the 1970s. It was primarily used for aircraft firefighting and rescue in the close vicinity of air bases, but was later used as a short range overland search and rescue aircraft during the Vietnam War. Under the aircraft designation system used by the U.S. Navy pre-1962, Navy and U.S
[...More...]

"Kaman HH-43 Huskie" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse
.