39 Mission Support Group (USAFE)

Lineage.  Established as 39 Air Base Group, Depot, on 28 Nov 1950.  Activated on 1 Jan 1951.  Redesignated 39 Air Base Group on 16 Jun 1952.  Inactivated on 13 Apr 1953.  Disestablished on 27 Sep 1984.  Reestablished, and consolidated (19 Aug 1993), with the 39 Combat Support Squadron, which was constituted, and activated, on 14 Mar 1966.  Organized on 1 Apr 1966.  Redesignated:  39 Support Group on 1 Oct 1993; 39 Mission Support Group on 5 Aug 2002.  Inactivated 16 Jul 2003.  Activated on 12 Mar 2004.  


Assignments.  39 Air Depot Wing, 1 Jan 1951-13 Apr 1953.  39 Tactical Group (later, 39 Wing), 1 Apr 1966-16 Jul 2003.  39 Air Base Wing, 12 Mar 2004-.


Stations.  Elmendorf AFB, AK, 1 Jan 1951-13 Apr 1953.  Incirlik AB, Turkey, 1 Apr 1966-16 Jul 2003.  Incirlik AB, Turkey, 12 Mar 2004-.


Service Streamers.  None

 

Campaign Streamers.  None

 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None

 

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  24 Jun-1 Jul 1985; 1 Sep 1985-31 Aug 1987; 1 Sep 1988-31 Jul 1990; 1 Aug 1990-31 Jul 1991; 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1995; 1 Jan 1996-30 Aug 1997; 27 Jun-29 Sep 1998; 24 Mar-10 Jun 1999; 15 Dec 1999-14 Dec 2001; 12 Mar 2004-31 Oct 2004; 1 Nov 2004-31 Oct 2005; 1 Jan 2012-31 Dec 2013.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 26 May 2017.


Emblem.  Group will use the wing emblem with group designation in the scroll.

Supersedes statement prepared on 31 Dec 2013.


Prepared by Major Tonia Stephens.


Approved by Daniel L. Haulman