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11th Airlift Squadron

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Country  United States
Decorations  AFOUA
Type  Airlift
11th Airlift Squadron
Active  16 April 1942 - 1 April 1944 8 November 1956 - 2003
Branch  United States Air Force
Motto(s)  "Aeromedical Evacuation"

The 11th Airlift Squadron (11 AS) was most recently part of the 375th Airlift Wing as Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. It operated C-9 Nightingale aircraft conducting medical evacuation missions.

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History

The 11th ferried aircraft to modification centers and tactical units mostly within the Continental United States from, April 1942-March 1944. The squadron flew aeromedical evacuations from 1956, including transport of wounded Afghan soldiers and civilians from, 1986-1987.

Operations

  • World War II
  • Previous designations

  • 11th Air Corps Ferrying Squadron (1942–1943)
  • 11th Ferrying Squadron (1943–1956)
  • 11th Aeromedical Transport Squadron, Light (1956–1964)
  • 11th Aeromedical Transport Squadron (1964–1966)
  • 11th Aeromedical Airlift Squadron (1966–1992)
  • 11th Airlift Squadron (1992 – 1993)
  • Assignments

  • 5th Ferrying Group (1942–1944)
  • 1st Aeromedical Transport Group (1956–1964)
  • 1405th Aeromedical Transport Wing (1964–1966)
  • 375th Airlift Wing (1966–2003)
  • Bases stationed

  • Hensley Field, Texas (1942)
  • Love Field, Texas (1942–1944)
  • Scott Air Force Base, Illinois (1956–2003)
  • Aircraft operated

  • C-131 Samaritan (1956–1970)
  • C-118 Liftmaster (1956–1970)
  • C-9 Nightingale (1968–2003)
  • References

    11th Airlift Squadron Wikipedia


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