usa 39th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Wing

US Air Force


39th ARRW

1970 to 1988    




39th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Wing
01jan70 : activated as 39th ARRW at Richards-Gebaur AFB, MI and assigned to Military Airlift Command (MAC) with main missions of support SAC missiles sites and provide SAR in Vietnam. Subunits: ( Please not every ARRS had many Detachments )
41 ARRS
42 ARRS
43 ARRS
44 ARRS
54 ARRS
55 ARRS
71 ARRS

Jun71 : moved to Eglin AFB, FL. SAC support mission removed.
Sep72 : 48 ARRS attached
May73 : 67 ARRS attached
Jun73 : 42 and 44 ARRS deactivated
Jun74 : 43 ARRS deactivated
Jul74 : 54 and 71 ARRS deactivated
Sep75 : 41 ARRS deactivated
Jan76 : 48 ARRS deactivated. The only two units still assigned by this time were 55 ARRS at Eglin AFB, and 67 ARRS at RAF Woodbridge, UK

Jan78 : 37 ARRS (where), 38 ARRS (Homestead AFB) and 40 ARRS (Holloman AFB) joined
Jan81 : 38 ARRS deactivated
Feb87 : 37 ARRS deactivated
Mar87 : 7 SOS Rhein-Main, Germany joined
Dec87 : 40 and 48 ARRS deactivated. At this time remain 7 SOS, 55 and 67 ARRS
Mar88 : 39th ARRW redesignated 39 SOW (Special Operations Wing)

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YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1971/88Eglin AFBKVPS


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C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
37 h-43 1960 59-1556 : Kaman K-600-3, cn37, ff:1959; del USAF as H-43B, 59-1556, 24Jun60; xfer 38+
US Forest Service N322WN : xfer Dept of Environmnent, State of Washington as N322WN, 15Jun74; xfer US+
- N556D : rereg Horizon Helicopters, Inc, Ovando, MT as N556D, 10Jan91; asgd Horizon+
54 h-43 59-1573 : Det 13, 43 ARRS, 39 ARRW; w/o 02nov70 3.2nm E Perrin AFB, TX. Took the li+
61-515 ch-3c 1964 63-9683 : del USAF as CH-3C 63-9683 27May64; xfer 44th ARRS, Homestead AFB, FL Apr7+
61-520 ch-3c 1964 63-9688 : del USAF as CH-3C 63-9688 14Jul64; conv CH-3E; xfer BARRC, Det 15, Patrick+
61-526 ch-3c 1965 64-14223 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-526, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-14223 25Jan65; xfer +
61-529 ch-3c 1965 64-14226 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-529, ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-14226, 26Feb65; conv+
61-535 ch-3c 1965 64-14232 : Sikorsky S-61R, c/n 61-535 ff?; del USAF as CH-3C 64-14232, 10Nov65; conv +
61-583 ch-3e 1967 66-13285 : Sep76 pictured as HH-3E type with 39 ARRW / Det5 at Tyndall AFB, FL
- N614DR : reg 1997
: private at Silvers, Yuba City, CA from 20aug13
31001 UH-1N 68-10772 : USAF; Late74 arrived with 68-10775 to Plattsburgh AFB, NY (SAC) replacing+
31004 UH-1N 68-10775 : USAF; Late74 arrived with 68-10772 to Plattsburgh AFB, NY (SAC) replacing +
31059 UH-1N 69-6653 : 1975-1978, I crewchiefed this bird at 39th ARRW Det 1, Homestead AFB, FL
11 serials found for 39th ARRW / 39 ARRW


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