2 Medical Group (AFGSC)

Lineage.   Constituted as 855 Medical Group on 1 Dec 1958.  Activated on 1 Jan 1959.  Redesignated as:  USAF Hospital, Barksdale on 1 Oct 1970; 2 Strategic Hospital on 1 Jul 1987;  2 Medical Group on 1 Sep 1991. Gained a Headquarters and establishment status on 1 Sep 1994.


Assignments.   4238 Strategic Wing, 1 Jan 1959; 2 Bombardment Wing (later, 2 Wing; 2 Bomb Wing), 1 Apr 1963-. 


Stations.  Barksdale AFB, LA, 1 Jan 1959-.


Service Streamers.  None.


Campaign Streamers.  None.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.   Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1975-30 Jun 1977; 1 Jul 1982-30 Jun 1984; 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1987; 1 Jul 1987-30 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 Jan 2008-31 Dec 2009; 1 Jan 2010-31 Dec 2011; 1 Jan 2012-31 Dec 2013; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2014.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 15 Nov 2016.


Supersedes statement prepared on 20 Sep 2013.


Emblem.  Group will use the wing emblem with the group designation in the scroll.  Group should request digitization and a flag drawing so that it has a current emblem on file with AFHRA.

 

Prepared by Major Tonia Stephens.


Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.