The following Mission Statements for the Special Weapons Supply Division of the 3084th Support Squadron were taken from the Historical Reports of the 3084th Aviation Depot Group, recently declassified by the Department of Energy, the Department of Defense, and the United States Air Force.

SPECIAL WEAPONS SUPPLY DIVISION - MISSION STATEMENTS

(1 Jan - 30 June 1956)

            The Special Weapons Supply Officer requisitions, receives, stores, issues and accounts for AF Class 39-D equipment and supplies in support of 3084th Operations Squadron operational training requirements and Special Support Equipment (SSE) and supplies in support of War Reserve (WR) weapons and/or components.  He receives, transfers, ships and accounts for WR weapons and/or components for the Department of Defense (DOD) in support of Special Weapons classified projects and Air Materiel Command (AMC) and/or USAF operations orders and Emergency War Plans (EWP).

(1 July - 31 December 1956)

            The Special Weapons Supply Officer requisitions, receives, stores, issues and accounts for AF Class 39-D equipment and supplies in support of 3084th Operations Squadron operational training requirements, and Special Support Equipment (SSE) and supplies In support of War Reserve (WR) weapons and/or components. Be receives, transfers, ships and accounts for WR weapons and/or components for the Department of Defense (DOD) in support of Special Weapons classified projects and Air Materiel Command (ANC) and/or USAF operations orders and Emergency War Plans (EWP).

ORGANIZATION

    There were two (2) separate organizations functioning as the AFB 2364 supply account, which is an Air Force numbered stock record account.  The Special Weapons Supply Division of the 3084th Support Squadron was responsible for control of all AF Class 39-D supplies and equipment, administration connected therewith, and general routine duties within the Squadron.  The Special Weapons Supply Officer, within the 3084th Aviation Depot Group Organization for Maximum Effort, was responsible for logistics in connection with WR, DOD, SSE, and classified projects.

            Both of the above activities were under the control of the Special Weapons Supply Officer, and both were manned by personnel assigned to the Special Weapons Supply Division.  The two (2) activities were organized to branch level as follows:

1. Special Weapons Supply Division (SSSW)

  1. Stock Record Branch
  2. Materiel Facilities Branch
  3. Inventory and Inspection Branch
  4. Administration Branch

2. Special Weapons Accountable Officer (SWASO)

  1. Technical Records Branch
  2. Weapons Control Branch
  3. Transfer Branch

            Upon initiation of an alert involving transfer (or training for transfer) of material to SAC agencies, the Special Weapons Supply Officer went to the Weapons Control Point and conducted his business from that location.  The operation of the SWASO activity within Stony Brook AFS was then under the complete control of the NCOIC of each branch.  Coordination was maintained by phone and by message.

            During the period of this report, the SWASO activity supported all of the 3084th AMC operations orders involving weapons and/or components for which EWP training was intended.  No major difficulties were encountered.

            The Special Weapons Supply Officer for the entire period was Capt James B Waller, who had served in that capacity since 21 August 1954.  As of 31 December 1956, the organization had 392 active 39-D AF Form 105 series stock record cards and 2,106 active SSE stock record cards.  The monetary value of AF Class 39-D In-Use Property in UAL 6000 as of 31 December 1956 was $728,809.35.  During this period, Capt Waller was also Responsible Officer for UAL 6000.  Lt Peter N Micale was assigned as Assistant Special Weapons Supply Officer, on loan from the Operations Squadron, from 7 August 1956 until he departed on 15 December 1956 for Squadron Officers School, Maxwell AFB, Alabama.

(1 Jan - 30 June 1957)

            The Special Weapons Supply Officer requisitions, receives, stores, issues and accounts for AF Class 39-D equipment and supplies in support of 3097th Aviation Depot Squadron operational training requirements, and Special Support Equipment (SSE) and supplies in support of War Reserve (WR) weapons and/or components.  He receives, transfers, ships and accounts for WR weapons and/or components for the Department of Defense (DOD) in support of Special Weapons classified Projects and Air Materiel Command (AMC) and/or USAF operations orders and Emergency War Plans (EWP).

ORGANIZATION

            The Special Weapons Supply Officer, at the beginning of this period was Captain James B Waller, AO 583599, who had served in this capacity since 21 August 1954.  Preparations were made for transfer of various duties and responsibilities within the Division upon anticipated departure of the Supply Officer. On 15 February 1957, Captain Flauell W. Mullendore, AO 855189, relieved Captain Waller, and assumed responsibility for AFB 2364 Stock Record Account. Captain Waller departed PCS, for an overseas assignment.

            On 7 January 1957, 2d Lt Robert K Watson, AO 3047775, was assigned as Assistant Special Weapons Supply Officer.  Lt Watson subsequently departed for PCS assignment to Korea on 21 Kay 1957, which left a vacancy in the alert aircraft and operational responsibilities within the Special Weapons Supply Division.

            As of 28 June 1957, the organization had 85 active 39-D AF Form 105 series stock record cards, and 2,054 active SSE stock record cards.

(1 July - 31 December 1957)

            The Special Weapons Supply Officer requisitions, receives, stores, issues, and accounts for AF Class 39D equipment and supplies in support of 3097th Aviation Depot Squadron operational training requirements, and Special Support Equipment (SSE) and supplies in support of War Reserve (WR) weapons and/or components.  He receives, transfers, ships, and accounts for WR weapons and/or components for the Department of Defense (DOD) in support of Special Weapons classified projects and Air Materiel Command (AMC) and/or USAF operations orders and Emergency War Plans (EWP).

ORGANIZATION

            There has been no change in the operational structure of the Special Weapons Supply Division (SSSW) during the past six months; however, there has been considerable turnover in personnel within the division.  The division has continued to function without a full-time Officer-in-Charge, with Captain Flauell W. Mullendore, Deputy Director of Materiel, furnishing limited supervision.  M/Sgt. Chester P. Breon as NCOIC is vested with the responsibility of operating this division.  At the beginning of the reporting period the section had eight people assigned against an authorization of twelve.  At no time was the division up to its authorized strength.  At the end of the reporting period there were still eight people assigned; however, there had been a loss of three airmen and a gain of three airmen.  In spite of this continued shortage of personnel, the division continued to perform its mission in a highly satisfactory manner.

(1 Jan - 30 June 1958)

            The Special Weapons Supply Division requisitions, receives, stores, issues, and accounts for Nuclear Ordinance Commodity Management (NOCM) Training equipment and supplies in support of 3097th Aviation Depot Squadron operational training requirements, and NOCM War Reserve (WR) Equipment and Supplies in support of War Reserve Weapons and/or components.  The Division receives, transfers, ships, and accounts for WR Weapons and/or components for the Department of Defense (DOD) in support of special weapons classified projects and Air Materiel Command (AMC) and/or USAF operations orders and Emergency War Plans (EWP).

ORGANIZATION

            There has been no change in the organizational structure of the Special Weapons Supply Division (SSSW) during the past six months; however, there was a considerable turnover in personnel with the Division (UNCL).

            The Division functioned without a full time Officer-in-Charge, for the first two months of this period.  M/Sgt Chester P. Breon, NCOIC of Special Weapons Supply Division was in charge of the division, with Captain Flauell W. Mullendore, Deputy Director of Materiel, furnishing limited supervision. On 17 March 1958, 1st Lt John A. Mead assumed accountability of AFB 2364.  At no time did the division attain its authorized strength (UNCL).