2 Mission Support Group (AFGSC)

Lineage.    Established as 2 Airdrome Group on 15 Oct 1947.   Organized on 5 Nov 1947.  Discontinued on 12 Jul 1948.  Consolidated (1 Oct 1984) with the 2 Air Base Group, which was established on 28 May 1948.  Activated on 12 Jul 1948.  Inactivated on 16 Jun 1952.  Redesignated as 2 Combat Support Group on 15 Jun 1959.  Activated on 1 Aug 1959.  Redesignated as 2 Support Group on 1 Sep 1991; 2 Mission Support Group on 15 Jul 2002.


Assignments. 2 Bombardment Wing, 5 Nov 1947-16 Jun 1952.  2 Bombardment Wing, 1 Aug 1959; Second Air Force, 1 Apr 1964; 2 Bombardment Wing (later, 2 Wing, 2 Bomb Wing), 2 Jul 1966-.


Stations.   Davis-Monthan Fld (later, Davis-Monthan AFB), AZ, 5 Nov 1947; Chatham AFB, GA, 22 Dec 1948; Hunter Fld (later, Hunter AFB), GA, 21 Sep 1950-16 Jun 1952.  Hunter AFB, GA, 1 Aug 1959; Barksdale AFB, LA, 1 Apr 1963-.


Service Streamers.  None.


Campaign Streamers.  None.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Jul 1971-30 Jun 1973; 1 Jul 1976-30 Jun 1977; 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-31 Dec 2014.


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


Supersedes statement prepared on 11 Sep 2013.


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

 

Prepared by Major Tonia Stephens.  


Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.