52 Medical Group (USAFE)

Lineage.  Constituted as 52 Station Medical Group on 10 May 1948.  Activated on 9 Jun 1948.  Redesignated as 52 Medical Group on 1 Apr 1949.  Inactivated on 6 Feb 1952.  Redesignated as 52 USAF Infirmary on 20 June 1955.  Activated on 18 Aug 1955.  Redesignated as 52 USAF Dispensary on 8 May 1957.  Inactivated on 31 Dec 1969.  Consolidated (1 Mar 1992) with the USAF Dispensary, Spangdahlem which was constituted on 10 Dec 1971.  Activated on 31 Dec 1971.  Redesignated as USAF Clinic, Spangdahlem on 19 Oct 1972; 52 Tactical Fighter Wing Clinic on 1 Sep 1988; 

52 Medical Squadron on 31 Mar 1992; 52 Medical Group on 1 Jul 1994-. 

Assignments.  52 Fighter Wing, All Weather (later, 52 Fighter-All Weather Wing; 52 Fighter-Inceptor Wing), 9 Jun 1948-6 Feb 1952.  52 Fighter Group (Air Defense), 18 Aug 1955; 52 Fighter Wing (Air Defense), 1 Jul 1963; 52 Fighter Group (Air Defense), 30 Jun 1968-31 Dec 1969.  52 Tactical Fighter (later, 52 Fighter) Wing, 31 Dec 1971-.

Stations.  Mitchell AFB, NY, 9 Jun 1948; McGuire AFB, NJ, 4 Oct 1949-6 Feb 1952.  Suffolk County AFB, NY, 18 Aug 1955-31 Dec 1969. Spangdahlem, AB, Germany,

31 Dec 1971-.

Service Streamers.  None.

 

Campaign Streamers.  None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.       

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat “V” Device:  1 Sep 1990-26 Feb 1991.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Jul 1978-30 Jun 1980; 1 Jul 1991-30 Jun 1993; 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1995; 1 Aug 1995-31 Jul 1997; [1 Aug] 1997-30 Jun 1999; 24 Mar-10 Jun 1999; 1 Jul 1999-30 Jun 2001; 1 Jul 2001-30 Jun 2003; 1 Jul 2003-30 Jun 2005; 1 Jul 2008-30 Jun 2010.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 11 Jul 2017.

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

Prepared by Major Tonia Stephens.

Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.