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"I will come!"

The

315th Troop Carrier Group

For a detailed history, click on 315th  TCG History

Historical

Commanders:

 

 

Campaigns:

Summary

Capt. Thomas J. Schofield, 14 Feb 1942.

Col. Hmish McLelland, 17 Apr 1942.

Col. Howaard B. Lyon, 27 Sep 1944.

LCol. Robert J. Gibbons, 27 May 1945.

American Theater, Sicily, Naples-Foggia, Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe.

Decorations:

Stations:

 

 

 

 

Insignia:

Motto:

Distinguished Unit Citation for France, 6 Jun 1944.

14 Feb 1942 ~ Olmsted Field, PA (Harrisburg)

17 Jun 1942 ~ Bowman Field, KY

3 Aug - 11 Oct 1942 ~ Florence, SC

1 Dec 1942 ~ Aldermaston, England

6 Nov 1943 ~ Welford, England

7 Feb 1944 ~ Spanhoe, England

6 Apr - May 1945 ~ Amiens, France

May - 31 Jul 1945 ~ Waller Field, Trinidad

Azure shield with winged packing box bent sinister.

ADVENIUM ~ Latin "I will come."

 

By 1943, the 315th Troop Carrier Group was composed of four Troop Carrier Squadrons (TCS) -- the 34th TCS, 43rd TCS, 309th TCS, and 310th TCS, whose patches are depicted below. Click on one to learn more about that particular squadron.

 

Veteran Members of the 315th TCG.

(Forthcoming)

 

 

Current Association Members

(Right) Members of the 315th HQ (Headquarters) Company at Reunion 2000 (see Reunions)