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  • Transport Squadrons

    20th Air Transport Squadron/20th Military Airlift Squadron 313th Transport Squadron 314th Transport SquadronClick here to return to Memorial Park.

  • Tactical Control Groups

    601st Tactical Control Wing6147th Tactical Control GroupClick here to return to Memorial Park.

  • Tactical Airlift Wings

    316th Tactical Airlift Wing (front view)316th Tactical Airlift Wing (rear view)463rd Tactical Airlift Wing932nd Tactical Airlift WingClick here to return to Memorial Park.

  • Tactical Air Control Parties

    Air Force Tactical Air Control Parties (or TACP) live, train and deploy with U.S. Army units to advise ground commanders on air and space power and to direct air strikes. Nearly half of all Battlefield Airmen are TACPs, and they can be found at the front lines, on patrols and in convoys, sharing the

  • TEMPER Tent

    The TEMPER Tent (Tent Extendable Modular Personnel) is a highly versatile design suitable for a wide range of environments and capable of being assembled using standard modules into a multitude of configurations. These configurations can range from smaller personnel and utility purposes to larger

  • The Powers Incident

    In 1960 the U-2 was at the center of international politics. CIA civilian pilot Francis Gary Powers was shot down over the USSR while photographing missile sites at Sverdlovsk and Plesetsk. The Soviets reportedly fired fourteen newly developed SA-2 surface-to-air missiles at his U-2. Though none hit

  • Tactical Air Command in the 1970s

    In the 1970s, Tactical Air Command (TAC) continued its modernization program with the addition of the F-15, F-16 and A-10. It was assigned operational control of all the USAF drones and remotely-piloted vehicles in 1976, and a year later received its first E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System

  • Tactical Air Command in the Mid-1960s

    In the mid-1960s, Tactical Air Command (TAC) experienced a period of rapid growth. As a result of the increasing importance of tactical air power, plus the impact of the Vietnam Conflict, it practically doubled in size and strength. In the late 1960s, the Composite Air Strike Force (CSAF) was

  • Tactical Air Command and the Berlin Crisis

    In the fall of 1961, Tactical Air Command was again called into action, this time to provide men and planes to Europe because of the Berlin Crisis. Numerous USAF Reserve and Air National Guard units were mobilized to increase TAC's combat strength, and in November TAC deployed more than 200

  • Tactical Air Command

    While Strategic Air Command (SAC) was expanding in the 1950s, Tactical Air Command (TAC) was doing likewise. Although many of its units had been transferred to the Far East during the Korean Conflict and others to Europe to bolster NATO, TAC had formed new units and acquired new airplanes to replace