99 AS Andrews AFB, MD U.S. Air Force Custom Patches

The 99th Airlift Squadron (99 AS) is part of the 89th Airlift Wing at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. It operates C-9 Skytrain II and C-20 aircraft providing executive airlift. The 99th Airlift Squadron traces its history back to Aug. 1, 1943 when it was activated as the 99th Troop Carrier Squadron at Sedalia Army Airfield, Mo. The squadron deployed to Langar Field, England in March of 1944, where they paradropped the 101st Airborne Division over France in the initial assault of the invasion of Normandy.