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306th Air Refueling Squadron

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Active  1951-1973; 1984-1994
Role  Air Refueling
Country  United States
306th Air Refueling Squadron
Branch  United States Air Force

The 306th Air Refueling Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 457th Operations Group, stationed at Altus AFB, Oklahoma. It was inactivated on 1 August 1994.

Contents

The squadron performed air refueling in support of USAF operations on a worldwide basis, flying the KC-97 and KC-135 Stratotanker.

Assignments

  • 399th Bombardment Group: 1 March 1943 - 31 Marcy 1944
  • 306th Bombardment Group, 1 September 1950 (attached to 306th Bombardment Wing after 10 February 1951)
  • 306th Bombardment Wing, 16 June 1952
  • Detached:
  • 4047th Strategic Wing, 1 July 1962
  • 306th Bombardment Wing, 1 April 1963 – 30 September 1973 (not operational after 1 September 1973)
  • 340th Air Refueling Wing, 1 October 1984
  • 340th Operations Group, 1 September 1991
  • 457th Operations Group, 1 July 1993 – 1 October 1994
  • Stations

  • Davis-Monthan Field, Arizona, 1 March 1943
  • Gowen Field, Idaho, 10 April 1943
  • Wendover Field, Utah, 27 April 1943
  • March Field, California, ca. 1 December 1943 - 31 March 1944
  • MacDill AFB, Florida, 1 September 1950
  • McCoy AFB, Florida, 1 July 1962 – 30 September 1973
  • Altus AFB, Oklahoma, 1 October 1984 – 1 October 1994
  • Aircraft

  • Active but un-equipped 1 Sep 1950-Aug 1951
  • KC-97E Stratotanker, Aug 1951-31 Jun 1962 (Also KC-97F/G)
  • KC-135A Stratotanker, 1 Jul 1962 – 30 Sep 1973; 1 Oct 1984-unknown
  • KC-135Q Stratotanker, unknown
  • KC-135R Stratotanker, unknown-1 October 1994
  • References

    306th Air Refueling Squadron Wikipedia


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