| 1976–1977; 1980–1985|| United States|
| United States Air Force|
Command of special airlift forces
Military Airlift Command
The 76 Airlift Division was a division of the United States Air Force, activated on 1 March 1976, inactivated on 30 September 1977, reactivated on 15 December 1980, and then inactivated again on 1 October 1985. Its principal components were the 89th Military Airlift Wing and the 1776th Air Base Wing.
76th Airlift Division Wikipedia
The division was formed as a restructuring of Headquarters Command, U.S. Air Force.
From 1976 through 1977, "and after 1980, the 76th provided airlift support for the President, Vice President, cabinet members, and other high ranking civilian and military dignitaries of the United States and other governments. Subordinate units also operated, administered and maintained Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, and provided logistical support for the National Emergency Airborne Command Post (NEACP), and other flying units. One subordinate component, the 1st Helicopter Squadron, provided support for the United States Department of Defense, and the Defense Preparedness Agency plan for emergency evacuation of key government officials and to support the national search and rescue plan."Established as the 76 Airlift Division on 17 February 1976
Activated on 1 March 1976
Inactivated on 30 September 1977
Activated on 15 December 1980
Inactivated on 1 October 1985
Twenty-First Air Force, 1 March 1976–30 September 1977.
Twenty-First Air Force, 15 December 1980–1 October 1985
Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, 1 March 1976–30 September 1977
Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, 15 December 1980–1 October 1985
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