30th MAS UBIVIS QUANDO VIS Patch – Sew On
A 3 11/16″W x 4 5/16″H Squadron Patch of United States Air Force.
The 30th Airlift Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit, last assigned to the 19th Airlift Wing. It was the first active-duty associate unit attached to an Air National Guard wing, working with the 187th Airlift Squadron at Cheyenne Regional Airport (National Guard Base), Wyoming. It operated the Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft of its co-located Guard unit, conducting airlift missions. The squadron was last active in this role from 2006 until about 1 September 2015.
The squadron was first activated in 1942 as the 30th Ferrying Squadron. It ferried aircraft across the North Atlantic ferry route until it was disbanded in 1943 in a reorganization of Air Transport Command units. The squadron was reactivated in 1952 as the 30th Air Transport Squadron. Except for a brief period from 1965 to 1967, it conducted strategic airlift missions throughout the world until 1993, when it moved to Yokota Air Base, Japan and conducted aeromedical airlift missions until inactivating in 2003.
Constituted as the 30th Ferrying Squadron on 9 July 1942
Activated on 25 July 1942
Redesignated 30th Transport Squadron on 24 March 1943
Disbanded on 1 September 1943
Reconstituted and redesignated 30th Air Transport Squadron, Heavy on 20 June 1952
Activated on 20 July 1952
Redesignated 30th Air Transport Squadron, Medium on 18 July 1954
Discontinued on 25 June 1965
Redesignated 30th Military Airlift Squadron and activated on 13 January 1967 (not organized)
Organized on 8 April 1967
Redesignated 30th Airlift Squadron on 1 November 1991
Inactivated on 1 September 2003
Activated on 1 July 2006 Inactivated c. 1 September 2015