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The 19th Air Refueling Squadron (19 ARS) is an inactive unit of the United States Air Force. At the time of its inactivation, it was based at Otis Air Force Base.

19th Air Refueling Squadron
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19th Air Refueling Squadron Patch
Active1942–1944
1956–1966
CountryUnited States
BranchUnited States Air Force/Strategic Air Command
TypeAerial refueling
Garrison/HQOtis Air Force Base
Motto(s)Servire de Supernis
Service Over and Above
EngagementsWorld War II
Commanders
Current
commander
James Brothers

On 19 Sep 1985 the 19th Air Refueling Squadron,(Medium), was consolidated with the 19th Ferrying Squadron, a unit that was last active 31 Mar 1944. This action was directed by Department of the Air Force Letter DAF/MPM 662q Attachment 2 (Inactive Units), 19 Sep 1985. The Consolidated Unit will retain the Designation of 19th Air Refueling Squadron, Heavy".

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HistoryEdit

OperationsEdit

LineageEdit

  • 19th Air Refueling Squadron. Medium (1956–1966)
  • 19th Ferrying Squadron (1943–1944)
  • 19th Air Corps Ferrying Squadron (1942–1943)

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StationsEdit

Aircraft operatedEdit

ReferencesEdit

  This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1982) [1969]. Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-405-12194-6. LCCN 70605402. OCLC 72556.

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