The 3rd Military Airlift Squadron (MAS) was assigned to the 436th Military Airlift Wing (MAW) at Dover AFB, Delaware, in 1973. The squadron flew the C-5 Galaxy aircraft. Today the 3rd Airlift Squadron flies the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at Dover AFB.
The squadron’s motto, “Safe, swift, sure,” is embroidered on the patch with C-5 Galaxy below.
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Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan artifacts in the museum's collection.