Emblem of the AFLC 19th Logistic Support Squadron The 19th Military Airlift Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last was assigned to the 62d Military Airlift Wing, Military Airlift Command, stationed at McChord Air Force Base, Washington. It was inactivated on 22 December 1969.
Established in 1952 as a Headquarters. Air Force Logistics Command-controlled logistics squadron. It's mission was to provide world-wide airlift of nuclear weapons and related equipment, with a secondary mission to airlift other Department of Defense cargo as required when space was available. Inactivated in 1965 with inactivation of storage sites.
Became a Military Air Transport Service (later Military Airlift Command) C-124 Globemaster II strategic transport squadron flying worldwide airlift operations. Inactivated in 1969 with the retirement of the C-124.
- Established as 19th Logistic Support Squadron, 1 Sep 1952
- Activated on 23 Sep 1952
- Redesignated 19th Air Transport Squadron on 1 January 1965
- Redesignated 19th Military Airlift Squadron on 8 January 1966
- Inactivated on 22 December 1969
3079th Aviation Depot Wing, Air Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, 23 Sep 1952-1 Jan 1965
- 62d Air Transport Wing, 1 January 1965
- 62d Military Airlift Wing, 8 Jan 1966-22 Dec 1969
- C-124 Globemaster II 1952-1969
- Mueller, Robert, Air Force Bases Volume I, Active Air Force Bases Within the United States of America on 17 September 1982, Office of Air Force History, 1989