Air Force in which he was a navigator flying internationally in the Military Air Transport Service (MATS) program.
What does MATS stand for?
MATS stands for Military Air Transport Service
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- Military and Government
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We have 55 other meanings of MATS in our Acronym Attic
- Material Squadron (USAF)
- Materiel Armywide Tracking System
- Mediterranean Air Transport Service (US and UK)
- Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (US EPA)
- Metallic Access and Test System
- Metro Access Transmission Services Inc
- Metropolitan Area Transport Service
- Michigan Association of Township Supervisors
- Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting System (software)
- Mid-America Trucking Show (Louisville, KY)
- Mobile Automatic Telephone System
- Model Attainment Test System (environment)
- Montgomery Area Transit System (Montgomery, Alabama)
- More Able and Talented Students
- Multiparticipant Airbattle Training System
- Multiple Address Translation Services
- Multiple-Antenna Transmission System
- Muskegon Area Transit System
- Materials Science and Engineering
- Meeting on the Air Traffic System in Europe (Ministers' meeting; est. 1988)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Tunner retired as a lieutenant general in 1960 as Commander, Military Air Transport Service, predecessor of Military Airlift Command and Air Mobility Command.
During his stateside duty he was issued temporary duty orders for a 90-day assignment to Rhein-Main Air Base, Germany, supporting what was to be the first major test of the new Military Air Transport Service - the Berlin Airlift.
From 1949-1957, he served respectively for two years as Director of Operations in the Military Air Transport Service (MATS), and then was a student in the Air War College before becoming for three years the Executive Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, James Douglas.
Air Force, Headquarters Military Air Transport Service, and the Air Research and Development Command.
Tunner, who commanded the operation and eventually went on to lead the Military Air Transport Service, now Air Mobility Command.