Constituted 53rd Transport Squadron on 30 May 1942. Activated on 1 Jun 1942. Redesignated 53d Troop Carrier Squadron on 4 Jul 1942. Inactivated on 31 Jul 1945.
Distinguished Unit Citations: Sicily, 11 Jul 1943; France, 6-7 Jun 1944.
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