3084th SUPPORT SQUADRON (DIRECTOR OF MATERIEL)- MISSION

The following Mission Statements for 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.

(1 Jan - 30 June 1956)

MISSION

            The 3084th Support Squadron maintains administrative control of all personnel assigned to the Squadron.  The primary function of the Squadron is to provide housing and squadron administration for all personnel assigned to the Budget and Accounting, Communications, Food Service, Installations, Special Weapons Supply, Station Supply and Transportation Divisions.  Another task of the Support Squadron is to make available augmentation personnel to the Operations Squadron when required.

DIRECTOR OF MATERIEL

            The Director of Materiel supervises and is responsible for providing logistical support for all station activities and functions in accordance with existing directives excluding special weapons maintenance.  He insures necessary planning for and providing of maintenance and repair of existing structures and facilities and such new construction as may be required in the accomplishment of the station mission.  The Director of Materiel supervises the operation and maintenance of communication facilities for this station, and insures complete supply support, including both Station Supply and Special Weapons Supply.  He is responsible for supervision of the operation of the Motor Vehicle Maintenance, Motor Pool, Installation, Food Service and Budget and Accounting activities.  He maintains overall policy and procedural control over UAL (Ed. Note: Unit Authorization List ) property records and accounts.  He initiates and plans programs to maintain and improve supply discipline.

(1 July - 31 December 1956)

(Ed. Note: The Mission Statement of the 3084th Support Squadron remained unchanged from the previous period, so is not repeated here.)

(1 Jan - 30 June 1957)

MISSION

            The 3084th Support Squadron maintains administrative control of all personnel assigned to the Squadron. The primary function of the Squadron is to provide Housing and Squadron Administration for all personnel assigned to the Budget ant Accounting, Communications, Food Service, Installations, Special Weapons Supply, Station Supply and Transportation Division. Another task of the Support Squadron is to make available augmentation personnel to the Operations Squadron when required.

DIRECTOR OF MATERIEL

            The Director of Materiel supervises and is responsible for providing logistical support for all station activities. He functions in accordance with existing directives, excluding special weapons maintenance. He insures necessary planning for, and providing of, maintenance and repair to existing structures and facilities and such new construction as may be required in the accomplishment of the station mission. The Director of Materiel supervises the operations and maintenance of communication facilities for this station, and insures complete supply support, including both Station Supply and Special Weapons Supply. He is responsible for supervision of the operation of the Motor Vehicle Maintenance, Motor Pool, Installation, Food Service, and Budget and Accounting activities. He maintains overall policy and procedural control over UAL property records and accounts. He also initiates and plans programs to maintain and improve supply discipline.

ORGANIZATION

            Operating within the Unit Manning Document (UMD), the Director of Materiel was assigned within the responsibility and under the supervision of the Commander, 3084th Aviation Depot Group.

            Major Warren C. Shipp assumed command 25 November 1956 of the Support Squadron and the Directorate of Materiel.  This position authorizes the rank of Major with an AFSC of 62116.  Seven Divisions were operated within this Directorate, under the supervision of the Director and his Deputy.

            The Support Squadron was represented on Courts and Boards for this period.  There were four courts martial within the squadron.  There were no commendations.

            Roster of personnel assigned and present for this period was as follows:

                    Assigned Officers 1 Jan 57                     9
                    Assigned Officers 30 Jun 57                   9
                    Assigned Airmen 1 Jan 57                  205
                    Assigned Airmen 30 Jun 57                177
                    Officers Present for Duty 1 Jan 57         8
                    Airmen present for Duty 1 Jan 57      168
                    Officers Present for Duty 30 Jun 57       7
                    Airmen present for Duty 30 Jun 57    160

(1 July - 31 December 1957)

MISSION

            The Commander, 3084th Support Squadron, maintains administrative control of all personnel assigned to the Squadron.  The primary function of the Squadron is to provide Housing and Squadron Administration for all personnel assigned to the Budget and Accounting, Communications, Food Service, Installations, Special Weapons Supply, Station Supply, and Transportation Divisions.  Another task of the Support Squadron is to make available augmentation personnel to the 3097th Aviation Depot Squadron when required.

DIRECTOR OF MATERIEL

            The Director of Materiel is responsible for providing logistical support to all Station activities with the exception of Special Weapons maintenance.  He performs the necessary planning and directs the maintenance and repair to existing structures and facilities; and such new construction as may be required. The maintenance and the operation of all communications facilities fall within the area of his responsibility.  He is responsible for providing supply support in all phases of supply.  He is responsible for the overall operation of the Motor Transportation, the Installation Engineer, Food Service, and Budget and Accounting activities.  He maintains policy and procedural control over UAL property records and accounts.

ORGANIZATION

            Operating within the Unit Manning Document (UMD) of the 3084th Support Squadron, the Director of Materiel is assigned within the responsibility and under the supervision of the Commander, 3084th Aviation Depot Group.  At the beginning of this period, Major Warren C. Shipp held the position of Commander, 3084th Support Squadron and Director of Materiel, 3084th Aviation Depot Group.  Seven divisions were operated within this directorate under the direct supervision of the Director and his Deputy.

            The Support Squadron was represented on various courts and boards convening at Stony Brook Air Force Station during the period of this report.

            Against a UMD authorization of 9 officers and 149 airmen, the Support Squadron continued to perform its mission in spite of fluctuation in assigned strength.  On 1 July 1957, 8 officers and 175 airmen were assigned, with 7 officers and 156 airmen present for duty.  The strength continued on a gradual decline until, on 31 December 1957, the strength assigned was 7 officers and 152 airmen. The present for duty strength on 31 December 1957 was 6 officers and 127 airmen.

            At the end of July Major Warren C. Shipp was transferred to the Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and on 10 August 1957 Major Chester M. Schultz assumed command of the Support Squadron along with the duties of Director of Materiel.

(1 Jan - 30 June 1958)

MISSION

            The Commander, 3084th Support Squadron, maintains administrative control of all personnel assigned to the Squadron.  The primary function of the Squadron is to provide Housing and Squadron Administration for all personnel assigned to the Budget and Accounting, Communications, Food Service, Installations, Station Supply, Special Weapons Supply, and Transportation Divisions.  Another task of the Support Squadron is to make available augmentation personnel to the 3097th Aviation Depot Squadron when required.

DIRECTOR OF MATERIEL

            The Director of Materiel is responsible for providing logistical support to all Station activities with the exception of Special Weapons maintenance.  He performs the necessary planning and directs the maintenance and repair to existing structures and facilities and such new construction as may be required, the maintenance and the operation of all communications facilities, for providing supply support in all phases of supply, and for the overall operation of the Motor Transportation, the Installation Engineer, Food Service, and Budget and Accounting activities.  He maintains policy and procedural control over UAL property records and accounts.

ORGANIZATION

            Operating within the Unit Manning Document (UMD) of the 3084th Support Squadron, the Director of Materiel is assigned within the responsibility and under the supervision of the Commander, 3084th Aviation Depot Group.  Major Chester M. Schultz was the Commander, 3084th Support Squadron, and Director of Materiel, 3084th Aviation Depot Group.  Seven divisions against a total UMD authorization of 9 officers, 149 airmen and 61 civilians were operated within this Directorate under the supervision of the Director and his Deputy.