USAF C-130J #07-46312 from 61st AS, Little Rock AFB, flies over Cherbourg-Maupertus Airport on June 6, 2019. The 61st AS’ lineage stems from the 61st Troop Carrier Squadron, who wore the “Q9” identifier during the airdrops conducted over Normandy during Operation Neptune June 6, 1944. [USAF photo by SrA Devin M. Rumbaugh]


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    Q9 marking applied for 75th Anniversary of D-Day. Q9 is the squadron identifier for the 61st Troop Carrier Squadron, the 61st AS legacy squadron.

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