2 Force Support Sq (AFGSC)

Lineage.  Designated as Squadron D, 2 Airdrome Group, on 15 Oct 1947.  Organized on 5 Nov 1947.  Discontinued on 12 Jul 1948.  Consolidated (10 Oct 1984) with the 2 Food Service Squadron, Bombardment, Medium, which was constituted on 28 May 1984.  Activated on 12 Jul 1948.  Redesignated as 2 Food Service Squadron on 16 Mar 1950.  Inactivated on 16 Jun 1952.  Activated on 1 Aug 1959.  Redesignated as 2 Services Squadron on 1 Oct 1965.  Inactivated on 1 Mar 1970.  Activated on 1 Oct 1979.  Redesignated as: 2 Morale, Welfare, Recreation and Services Squadron on 20 Aug 1992; 2 Services Squadron on 1 Jan 1994; 2 Force Support Squadron on 1 May 2008.


Assignments.  2 Airdrome (later, 2 Air Base) Group, 5 Nov 1947-16 Jun 1952.  2  Combat Support Group, 1 Aug 1959-1 Mar 1970.  2 Combat Support (later, 2 Support; 2 Mission Support) Group, 1 Oct 1979-.


Stations.  Davis-Monthan Fld (later, AFB), AZ, 5 Nov 1947; Chatham Fld (later, AFB), GA, 12 Jan 1949; Hunter Fld (later, AFB), GA, 25 Sep 1950-16 Jun 1952.  Hunter AFB, GA, 1 Aug 1959; Barksdale AFB, LA, 1 Apr 1963-1 Mar 1970.  Barksdale AFB, LA, 1 Oct 1979-.


Service Streamers.  None.


Campaign Streamers.  None.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1987; 1 Jul 1987-30 Jun 1988; 1 Jul 1988-30 Jun 1989; 1 Oct 1993-31 May 1995; 1 Jun 1995-31 May 1996; 1 Jun 1996-31 May 1997; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2000-31 May 2002; 1 Jan 2008-31 Dec 2009; 1 Jan 2010-31 Dec 2011; 1 Jan 2012-31 Dec 2013; 1 Jan 2014; 31 Dec 2014.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 16 Nov 2016.


Supersedes statement prepared on 17 Sep 2013.


Emblem.   Approved on 5 Aug 1997.  Squadron should submit a request to have scrolls reversed to meet current standards of AFI 84-105, Chapter 3.


Prepared by Major Tonia Stephens.


Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.