88 Communications Group (AFMC)

Lineage. Designated as 1062 United States Air Force Communications Squadron on 18 Dec 1950.  Organized on 1 Jan 1951. Redesignated as: 2046 Airways and Air Communications Service Squadron on 1 Jan 1953: 2046 Airways and Air Communications Service Squadron (Point to Point) on 1 Apr 1954: 2046 Airways and Air Communications Service Squadron on

15 Dec 1954: 2046 Communications Squadron on 1 Jul 1961: Headquarters, 2046 Communications Group on 1 Jan 1965 (gained Establishment Status); 2046 Communications and Installation Group on 30 Jun 1977; 2046 Communications Group on 1 Jun 1981; 2046 Information Systems Group on 1 Jan 1986; 2046 Communications Group on 1 Nov 1986 (lost Establishment Status); Hq, 2046 Communications Computer Systems Group on 1 Oct 1990 (regained Establishment Status); 645 Communications Computer Systems Group on 1 Oct 1992; 88 Communications Group on 1 Oct 1994.


Assignments. 1060 USAF Communications Group (later, 1834 Airways and Air Communications Service Group; 1834 Airways and Air Communications Service Group [Point to Point]), 1 Jan 1951; 1802 Airways and Air Communications Service Group,

1 Jul 1954; 1819 Airways and Air Communications Service Group, 1 Dec 1954; 1800 Airways and Air Communications Service Wing, 15 Jul 1955; 1819 Airways and Air Communications Service Group (later, Midwestern Airways and Air Communications Service Region; Midwestern Communications Region), 18 Jul 1956 (attached to Continental Systems Region, 1 Apr-30 Jun 1963); Central Communications Region, 1 Jul 1963; Northern Communications Area (later, Continental Communications Division), 1 May 1970 (attached to Southern Communications Area, 1 May-30 Jun 1970); Logistics Information Systems (later, Logistics Communications) Division, 1 Jan 1986; 2750 Air Base (later, 645 Air Base; 88 Air Base) Wing, 1 Oct 1994-.


Stations.  Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, 1 Jan 1951-.


Service Streamers.  None.


Campaign Streamers.  None


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.   Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Feb 1972-31 Jan 1974; 1 Feb 1974-31 Jan 1975; 1 Jan 1982-31 Dec 1983; 1 Jan 1990-31 Dec 1991; 1 Jan 1993-31 Dec 1994; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1995; 1 Jan 2001-31 Dec 2002; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2003; 1 May 2008-30 Apr 2010; 21 Jun 2010-20 Jun 2012; 1 Jul 2012-30 Jun 2013;


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 9 Feb 2017.


Emblem.  Approved on 24 Feb 2012.


Supersedes statement prepared on 6 Mar 1987.


Prepared by Carl E. Bailey.