307th RED HORSE Squadron

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As the active duty squadrons decreased in number at the end of the Vietnam War, RED HORSE
capability expanded to the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve.  The 307th RHS was
originally organized in July 1971.  Detachments 307 and 308 were located at Ellington AFB, TX,
and Barksdale AFB, LA, respectively.  In 1976, the Ellington unit relocated to Kelly AFB, Texas,
and was designated the headquarters.  The Barksdale unit remained on location but was
re-designated Detachment 1, 307th RHS.  The 307th deployed to Central America in both 1999
and 2000 to drill several water wells and provide medical assistance as part of the New Horizons
humanitarian exercise.  In 2003, the squadron deployed to Southwest Asia in support of Operation
IRAQI FREEDOM.  It is assigned to the 610th Regional Support Group, Air Force Reserve
Command.