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  • 7th Special Operations Squadron US Air Force
  • 7th Special Operations Squadron US Air Force
  • 7th Special Operations Squadron US Air Force

7th Special Operations Squadron
Assigned to USAFE.

Early 1970s Operates shorty 4 UH-1Ns green Hornet birds from Ramstein Germany reroled later to VIP duties.

From 1968 flew special variants of the C-130 Hercules. The MC-130H Combat Talon II from 1977.

On 2011 works on a new hangar at RAF Mildenhall began. On June 24, 2013 the first two Ospreys arrived at the base. Is expected that the squadron will be fully activated by the end of the year.



I ( SGT) Lou Varrato was Crew Chief of UH-1N 6606 1970>1971 at Ramstein. Originaly we received 4 UH-1Ns for the 7Th Special Operations Squadron in 1970. I believe the 7Th went to Frankfurt later in 71>73 and then went to Mildenhall England .
69-6606 C/C Lou Varrato
69-6607 C/C Jimmy Moore
69-6608 C/C Dwight O Quinn
69-6609 C/C Othro Kennedy
1985-1987, I was a crew chief on 69-6606 at Ramstein AB. These same four aircraft were there, and had been reconfigured to VIP airlift. Tim Riley

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Locations


YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1995/    UK RAF MildenhallEGUN
1992/95UK RAF AlconburyEGWZ
1973/91DE Rhein-MainEDAF
1968/73DE Ramstein AFBETAR
1964/68DE Sembach KaserneETAS

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YearsModels
2013/    V-22 Osprey
1971/73UH-1N




List of aircraft

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C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
D1038 cv-22b 2012 08-0050 : USAF; 2015 7th SOS
: 19jul15 7th SOS pictured at RIAT 2015, UK
D1027 cv-22b 2011 09-0046 : USAF d/d Dec11; Jan13 20th SOS; 2014 7th SOS; Apr15 rtn to USA
D1036 cv-22b 11-0057 : USAF; Jun13 7th SOS, 352 SOG; 24jun13 pictured (top) arriving for the firs+
: 19jul15 7th SOS pictured (bot) at RIAT 2015
D1037 cv-22b 11-0058 : USAF, Jun13 352 SOG ( 7th SOS? ); 24jun13 pictured (top) arriving for the +
: 17dec14 pictured (bot) with 7th SOS at Newquay Airport, UK
D1039 cv-22b 11-0059 : USAF; Nov13 7th SOS
D1040 cv-22b 11-0060 : USAF; Nov13 7th SOS
D1041 cv-22b 11-0061 : 11apr16 7th SOS visit Spangdahlem
D1043 cv-22b 12-0062 : USAF; 2015 7th SOS
: 19jul15 7th SOS pictured at RIAT 2015, UK
D1044 cv-22b 12-0063 : USAF; 2015 7th SOS
: 19feb16 asg 7th SOS pictured (pic2) in Norway for Cold Response 2016
D1045 cv-22b 12-0064 : USAF; 2015 7th SOS
D1046 cv-22b 12-0065 : USAF; 2017 8th SOS; Nov17 7th SOS
31012 UH-1N 69-6606 : USAF; 1970-1971 7th SOS Ramstein AFB
31013 UH-1N 69-6607 : USAF; 1970-1971 7th SOS Ramstein AFB
31014 UH-1N 69-6608 : USAF; 1970-1971 7th SOS Ramstein AFB
31015 UH-1N 69-6609 : USAF; 1970-1971 7th SOS Ramstein AFB



Operations


DatesOperation
19-feb-1622-mar-16NO Cold Response 2016
03-oct-1506-nov-15ES Exercise Trident Juncture 2015


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