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

TRANSPORTATION DIVISION - MISSION AND ORGANIZATION

(1 Jan - 30 June 1956)

MISSION

            The Transportation Officer provides motor vehicle transportation adequate to meet the requirements of the 3084th ADG, trains personnel in the operation of vehicles and equipment, performs organizational level maintenance on assigned vehicles and coordinates field maintenance requirements with the adjacent SAC base activities.

ORGANIZATION

            The Transportation Division (SSST) was assigned within the responsibility of the Commander, 3084th Support Squadron, and was under the supervision and control of the Director of Materiel.

            The Transportation Division consisted of two (2) major branches under the supervision of the Transportation Officer, authorized in the grade of Captain, AFSC 6034.  CAPT HAROLD TOOMER was assigned to this position since the position was established in July 1954.

            The Motor Pool Branch was responsible for vehicle operation and driver training.  The Branch was organized into five (5) individual Sections for closer control by NCO's.  They are as follows:

                            Dispatch Section
                            Daily Line Maintenance Section
                            Driver Training Section
                            Vehicle Operator Section
                            Tire Repair Section

            The Vehicle Maintenance Branch was responsible for inspection and repair of assigned vehicles and equipment.  This Branch was organized into five (5) Sections.  The five (5) Sections were:

                            Production Control Section
                            Inspection Section
                            Preventive Maintenance Section
                            Unscheduled Maintenance Section
                            Battery Shop

(1 July - 31 December 1956)

(Ed. Note:  The report for this period was exactly the same as the previous period report, so it is not reproduced here.)

 

(1 Jan - 30 June 1957)

MISSION

            During the period from 1 January through 30 June 1957, the mission of the Transportation Division was to provide motor vehicle transportation adequate to meet requirements of the 3084th Aviation Depot Group; to train personnel in the operation of vehicles and equipment; and to perform, organizational level maintenance on assigned vehicles and coordinate field maintenance requirements with adjacent support base activities.

ORGANIZATION

            The Transportation Division was organized into two major branches under one officer designated as Chief, Transportation Division.  The Motor Pool Branch was charged with responsibility for vehicle operation and driver training.  This branch was organized in four sections: Driver Training Section, Dispatch Section, Yardmaster Section and Driver Section.

            The Vehicle Maintenance Branch was charged with the responsibility for inspection and repair of assigned vehicles and equipment.  This branch was organized in six sections: Preventive Maintenance Section, Production Control Section, Unscheduled Maintenance Section, Inspection Section, Material Control Section and Service Station Section.

            As of 30 June 1957, the authorized strength of the Transportation Division was thirty airmen and one officer.  The strength authorization was broken down as follows:

                        1       Surface Transportation Officer
                        12     Vehicle Operation and Dispatching Personnel
                        16     Vehicle Maintenance Personnel
                        1       Organizational Supply Airman
                        1       Clerk

(1 July - 31 December 1957)

MISSION

            During the period of 1 July through 31 December 1957, the mission of the Transportation Division was to provide motor vehicle transportation adequate to meet requirements of the 3084th Aviation Depot Group; to train personnel in the operation of vehicles and equipment; to perform organizational level maintenance on assigned vehicles and equipment; co-ordinate field and/or contract maintenance requirements with adjacent support base activities; to provide personnel to the 3097th Aviation Depot Squadron to act as augmentation vehicle operators for that organization.

ORGANIZATION

            The Transportation Division is organized into two major branches under one officer designated as Chief, Transportation Division, Captain Harold Toomer.  The Motor Pool Branch is charged with responsibility for vehicle operation and vehicle operator training. This branch is organized in four sections: Driver Training Section; Dispatch Section; Yardmaster Section; and Operator Section.

            The Vehicle Maintenance Branch is charged with the responsibility for inspection and repair of assigned vehicles and equipment. This branch is organized in six sections: Inspection Section; Production Control Section; Materiel Control Section; Service Station Section; Preventive Maintenance Section; and Unscheduled Maintenance Section.

            As of 31 December 1957, the authorized strength of the Transportation Division was 30 airmen and 1 officer. The strength authorization was broken down as follows:

                        One Surface Transportation Officer
                        One Clerk
                        One Organization Supply Specialist
                        Twelve Vehicle Operating and Dispatching Personnel
                        Sixteen Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance Personnel.

(1 Jan - 30 June 1958)

MISSION

            To provide motor vehicle transportation to meet requirements of the 3034th Aviation Depot Group; to train personnel in the operation of vehicles and equipment; to perform organizational level maintenance on assigned vehicles and equipment; and to coordinate field and/or contract maintenance requirements with Westover AFB, support base activities.

ORGANIZATION

            The Transportation Division was organized into two major branches under Captain Harold Toomer, USAF, who was the Chief, Transportation Division.  The Motor Pool Branch was charged with the responsibility for vehicle operation and vehicle operator training. This branch was organized in four (4) sections: Dispatch Section, Yardmaster Section, Operator Section, and Operator Training Section.

            The Vehicle Maintenance Branch was charged with the responsibility for inspection and repair of assigned vehicles and equipment.  This branch was organized in six (6) sections: Inspection Section, Production Control Section, Materiel Control Section, Service Station Section, Preventive Maintenance Section, and Unscheduled Maintenance Section.

            As of 30 June 1958, the authorized strength of the Transportation Division was thirty (30) airmen and one (1) officer. The strength authorization was broken down as follows:

                        One (1) Surface Transportation Officer
                        One (1) Clerk
                        One (1) Organizational Supply Specialist
                        Twelve (12) Vehicle Operating and Dispatching Personnel
                        Sixteen (16) Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance Personnel