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The 730th Airlift Squadron (730 AS) is part of the 452d Air Mobility Wing at March Air Reserve Basemarker, Californiamarker. It operates C-17 Globemaster III aircraft providing global airlfit.

Mission

Organize, train and equip aircrews to provide strategic airlift any time, any place.

History

The 730th saw combat in the European Theater of Operations, 5 February 1944-21 April 1945 and in Koreamarker, 30 October 1950-9 May 1952.

It has airlifted personnel and cargo worldwide since 1960. Missions the 729th has flown included humanitarian relief, aeromedical flights, and airdrops of supplies and paratroopers. The squadron supported deployment and redeployment of troops to Panamamarker, December 1989-January 1990.

Operations



Lineage

  • 730th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) (1943)
  • 730th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy (1943 - 1947)
  • 730th Bombardment Squadron, Very Heavy (1947 - 1949)
  • 730th Bombardment Squadron, Light (1949 - 1951)
  • 730th Bombardment Squadron, Light, Night Intruder (1951 - 1952)
  • 730th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, Night Photo (1952 - 1955)


  • 730th Bombardment Squadron, Tactical (1955 - 1957)
  • 730th Troop Carrier Squadron, Medium (1957 - 1967)
  • 730th Tactical Airlift Squadron (1967 - 1969)
  • 730th Military Airlift Squadron (Associate) (1969 - 1992)
  • 730th Airlift Squadron (Associate) (1992 - 1993)
  • 730th Airlift Squadron (1993 - Present)


Assignments



Bases stationed



  • Itazuke Air Basemarker, Japanmarker (1950)
  • Miho Air Base, Japan (1950 - 1951)
  • Pusan-East Air Base, South Korea (1951 - 1952)
  • Long Beach Municipal Airport, California (1952 - 1960)
  • March Air Force Basemarker, California (1960 - 1968)
  • Norton Air Force Basemarker, California (1968 - 1993)
  • March Air Reserve Base, California (1993 - Present)


Aircraft Operated





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