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3rd DASS

Back-in-the day

The 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) was originally activated as the 3rd Direct Air Support Flight, on September 17, 1964 . It was tasked and aligned under the 18th Tactical Fighter (TAC) Wing at Kadena AB , Okinawa on October 8, 1964 , then deactivated on September 15, 1968 . Current Mission: The 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron trains, equips, and maintains mission-ready Air Liaison, Terminal Attack Control, and Weather Observation/Forecasting elements to support the commanders of US Army Alaska (USARAK), the 172d Stryker Brigade Combat Team (172 SBCT), with three subordinate Infantry Battalions and one Cavalry Squadron, the 1-501 Airborne Task Force, and the 4/123d Theater Aviation Battalion, deployed or in garrison at Fort Wainwright Army Installation, Alaska.
KristolTony
Copyright©2018 Tony Kristol

3rd DASS

Back-in-the day

The 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) was originally activated as the 3rd Direct Air Support Flight, on September 17, 1964 . It was tasked and aligned under the 18th Tactical Fighter (TAC) Wing at Kadena AB , Okinawa on October 8, 1964 , then deactivated on September 15, 1968 . Current Mission: The 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron trains, equips, and maintains mission-ready Air Liaison, Terminal Attack Control, and Weather Observation/Forecasting elements to support the commanders of US Army Alaska (USARAK), the 172d Stryker Brigade Combat Team (172 SBCT), with three subordinate Infantry Battalions and one Cavalry Squadron, the 1-501 Airborne Task Force, and the 4/123d Theater Aviation Battalion, deployed or in garrison at Fort Wainwright Army Installation, Alaska.