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US Air Force creates two squadrons to support Obama’s re-election campaign tour

US Air Force creates two squadrons to support Obama‘s re-election campaign tour

dcmilitary.com ^ | 3/12

Posted on Sunday, March 11, 2012 11:55:06 AM by pabianice

The United States Air Force has established two new aircraft squadrons to support the Presidential travel needs during the campaign season.

The 305th and 306th Expeditionary Airlift Squadrons were activated as subordinate units of the 89th Airlift Wingon December 1.

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The 305th will operate out of New Castle, DE, with 5 C-130H medium lift transport aircraft, 8 full sets of aircrew, 60 maintenance personnel, and 12 operations personnel are assigned.

The 306th will operate out of Andrews AFB, with 4 C-17 heavy lift transports, 7 full aircrew, 60 maintenance personnel, and 10 operations personnel will be assigned.

Operations for the two squadrons are to commence in April, and will run through the election. The aircraft and personnel will be released back to their original units after Nov. 2.

See press release:

http://www.dcmilitary.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20111209/NEWS09/712099912/89th-activates-2-eas-squadrons&template=PrinterFriendly

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