817 EAS International Custom Patches

The 817th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron (817 EAS) is a provisional United States Air Force unit. It is currently engaged in combat operations in Southwest Asia. During World War II as the 817th Bombardment Squadron, it was one of the last B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber squadrons deployed to Southern Italy as part of the Fifteenth Air Force 483d Bombardment Group in March 1944.It was inactivated in 2014, however it can be re-activated at any time.