tactical airlift

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  • The air base also was used as a strategic and tactical airlift facility.
  • In 2004, the unit started training to support tactical airlift missions in addition to its weather mission.
  • The 834th Air Division became the largest tactical airlift force in the world.
  • With the change of equipment, the unit was designated a Tactical Airlift Group.
  • The unit later engaged in strategic and tactical airlift before being redesignated as an air refueling wing.
  • The pace of operations did not slacken and the squadron engaged in a wide variety of tactical airlift actions.
  • The squadron provided tactical airlift to Army troops, their equipment, and supplies for assault landings.
  • As an operational wing, the organization operated three tactical airlift squadrons in addition to its various maintenance and support squadrons.
  • A study group recommended the consolidation of all tactical airlift forces as a cost-saving measure under MAC.
  • It provides coalition tactical airlift support with aerial port operations.
  • With the tactical airlift mission now part of MAC, emphasis on tactical operations was increased.
  • The mission of the base is primarily tactical airlift.
  • One of the immediate needs of the Active Duty Air Force was to assemble a tactical airlift force.
  • It also trained for tactical airlift missions, participating in joint training exercises.
  • The squadron currently maintains a tactical airlift capability with roles including search and rescue, air land, airdrop and formation.
  • This Department of Defense airlift program provides tactical airlift capability in support of U.S. national interests.
  • Since acquiring the C-130 airframe, the unit has supported a worldwide tactical airlift mission.
  • MAC cargo and passenger transport operations continued under the 435th Tactical Airlift Group.
  • Over the next two years tactical airlift units were transferred from Tactical Air Command to Military Airlift Command.
  • Fixed-wing transport aircraft are defined in terms of their range capability as strategic airlift or tactical airlift to reflect the needs of the land forces which they most often support.
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