The 39th Association is made up of veterans of the 39th Transport/Troop Carrier Squadron, U.S. Army Air Corp, the 39th Troop Carrier/Tactical Airlift Squadron, USAF, and past and present members of the 39th Airlift Squadron, USAF. Here you will find a history of the 39th, along with squadron unit decorations and news and activities of the association.
Our annual reunions are always special, and our 2017 Reunion held in San Antonio Sept 27-Oct 1 was wonderful! Many thanks to Liz Grotz and her committee for an amazing reunion schedule of events. Photos and details of the reunion can be seen under the Photos tab and Reunion News tab.
2018 REUNION ~ This year our 39th Troop Carrier group will hold its annual reunion in conjunction with the Troop Carrier/Tactical Airlift Association at the Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio October 11-14, 2018. For information on the reunion schedule and registration click on the Reunion News tab.
We want to keep you informed of upcoming reunions, share photos of past reunions, swap stories and have a place to visit to find out news of old and new friends. We hope you enjoy visiting our site, and if you have served in the 39th, please consider joining our association. Just contact us, and we will send you a membership application.
The official emblem of the 39th, a winged covered wagon, has been in use from October 27, 1942, to the present time. The 39th Airlift Squadron is using the same emblem today at Dyess Air Force Base, Abilene, Texas.