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 the 2016 reunion held this past September in Portland, Oregon, was wonderful. Photos from the reunion can be seen by clicking on the Photos tab.
2017 Reunion~ Mark your calendars for the 2017 reunion to be held in San Antonio, TX, Sept 27 - Oct 1. Liz Grotz has graciously offered to host this year's reunion, and we are excited to visit San Antonio again! Please click on the Reunion News tab on the left for all the details.
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.