UNDER CONSTRUCTION

(The following information is abstracted from the declassified Historical Reports of the 3084th Aviation Depot Group from 1 Jan 1956 to 31 Dec 1959.)
 

INSTALLATIONS DIVISION - MISSION

(1 Jan - 30 June 1956)

MISSION

            The Installations Officer develops procedures to provide for maintenance, repair and operation of existing structures and facilities, whether under normal or emergency conditions, programs and plans for new major and minor construction to fulfill changed or increased mission requirements, inspects all such new construction to insure that it is acceptable by Air Force standards, maintains proper real estate management, and provides for fire prevention and protection facilities.

ORGANIZATION

            The Installations Division was organized under the Director of Materiel.  The Chief, Installations Division, with an authorized AFSC 5516, and an authorized rank of Major, formulated plans and policies for all Installations activities under general supervision of the Director of Materiel.  Four (4) Main Branches, with their respective supervisors, assisted the Installations Chief: Engineering, Operations, Management, and Fire Protection.

            Approximately ninety (90) personnel, consisting of 50% military and 50% civil service, accomplished the assigned activities under the branches specified above.

(1 July - 31 December 1956)

MISSION

            The Installations Officer develops procedures to provide for maintenance, repair and operation of existing structures and facilities, whether under normal or emergency conditions, programs and plans for new major and minor construction to fulfill changed or increased mission requirements, inspects all such new construction to insure that it is acceptable by Air Force standards, maintains proper real estate management, and provides for fire prevention and protection facilities.

ORGANIZATION

            The Installations Division was organized under the Director of Materiel.  The Chief, Installations Division, with an authorized AFSC 5516, and an authorized rank of Major, formulated plans and policies for all Installations activities under general supervision of the Director of Materiel.  Four (4) Main Branches, with their respective supervisors, assisted the Installations Chief: Engineering, Operations, Management and Fire Protection.

            Approximately ninety (90) personnel, consisting of 50% military and 50% civil service, accomplished the assigned activities under the branches specified above.

            1st Lt Donovan D Nickel was Installations Officer for the entire previous period and until 8 August 1956. When his tour of active duty was completed, Lt Nickel was separated from the Air Force.  Upon his departure, the Assistant Installations Officer, 2nd Lt John E Kruck, moved up to the Installation Officer's desk.

            Lt Kruck had been commissioned at Stony Brook Air Force Station in 1955 and had served his entire commissioned career as Assistant to the Installations Officer.  He did a fine job and it was with regret that the Installation Officer's desk was again vacated for Lt Kruck's separation on 22 December 1956.  He was temporarily replaced for the balance of the year by Mr C C DeWolfe, Civilian Foreman, with direct supervision of Mr DeWolfe reverting to Major Shipp, the Director of Materiel.

(1 Jan - 30 June 1957)

MISSION

            The Installations Officer develops procedures to provide for maintenance, repair and operation of existing structures and facilities, whether under normal or emergency conditions, programs and plans for new major and minor construction to fulfill changed or increased mission requirements, inspects all such new construction to insure that it is acceptable by Air Force Standards, maintains proper real estate management, and provides for fire prevention and protection facilities.

ORGANIZATION

            The Installations Division is organized under the Director of Materiel.  The Chief, Installations Division, with an authorized AFSC 5524 and authorized rank of Captain, formulated plans and policies for all Installation activities under general supervision of the Director of Materiel.  Four main branches, with their respective supervisors, assisted the Installations Officer:

                        Engineering        2 Military          4 Civilians
                        Operations        34 Military         29 Civilians
                        Management      3 Military           5 Civilians
                        Fire Protection                           16 Civilians

            Included in the above figures are the Installations Engineer, 1st Lt. James L. Parks, with a duty AFSC of 5524 and an Assistant Installations Engineer, 2nd Lt Quentin W. Sizer, with a duty AFSC of 5521.  Lt Parks arrived this station on the 18th of January and assumed his duties as Installations Engineer. From the period of 1 January to 18 January 1957, Mr. C. C. DeWolfe, Operations Foreman, was acting Installations Engineer.  2d Lt Ouentin W. Sizer arrived at Installations 2 May 1957.

(1 July - 31 December 1957)

MISSION

            The Installations Officer develops procedures to provide for maintenance, repair, and operation of existing structures and facilities, whether under normal or emergency conditions, programs and plans for new major and minor construction to fulfill changed or increased mission requirements, inspects all such new construction to insure that it is acceptable by Air Force standards, maintains proper real estate management, and provides for fire prevention and protection facilities.

ORGANIZATION

            The Installations Division is organized under the Director of Materiel. The Chief, Installations Division, with an authorized AFSC 5524 and an authorized rank of Captain, formulates plans and policies for all installation activities under general supervision of the Director of Materiel. Four main branches, with their respective supervisors, assisted the Installations Officers:

                        Engineering         2    Military     4     Civilians
                        Operations         36    Military     27    Civilians
                        Management        2    Military     5     Civilians
                        Fire Protection                          16     Civilians

            Included in the above figures are the Installations Engineer, 1st Lt. Donald K. Klick, with a duty AFSC of 5525.  Lt. Klick arrived at this Station on 1 October 1957 and assumed his duties as Installations Engineer.  Lt. Parks departed the division during the month of October 1957 and Lt. Quentin V. Sizer departed on 1 October 1957.

(1 Jan - 30 June 1958)

MISSION

            The Installations Officer develops procedures to provide for maintenance, repair, and operation of existing structures and facilities, whether under normal or emergency conditions. He programs and plans for new major and minor construction to fulfill changed or increased mission requirements, inspects all such new construction to insure that it is acceptable by Air Force Standards, maintains proper real estate management, and provides for fire prevention and protection facilities.

ORGANIZATION

            The Installations Division was organized under the Director of Materiel. Four main branches, with their respective supervisors, assisted the Installations Officer:

                        Engineering                 Mr Henry G. Dickerson, Jr. (Civ.)
                        Operations                   Mr Clarence C. DeWolfe (Civ.)
                        Management               Mr Harold Dobbs (Civ.)
                        Fire Protection Chief    Patrick Harris (Civ.)

            The Installations Engineer, 1st Lt. Richard T. Lafferty, duty AFSC 5521, filled the authorized vacancy of Captain AFSC 5524.  Lt. Lafferty arrived at this Station 22 April 1958, and assumed his duties as Chief, Installations Division, vice 1st Lt. Donald W. Klick, USAF who departed this Station on 9 May 1958.