452 Mission Support Group (AFRC)

Lineage. Established as 452 Air Base Group on 10 May 1949. Activated in the Reserve on 27 Jun 1949. Ordered to Active Service on 10 Aug 1950. Relieved from Active Duty, and inactivated, on 10 May 1952. Activated in the Reserve on 13 Jun 1952. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 17 Jan 1963. Activated in the Reserve on 13 Jan 1976. Redesignated as: 452 Combat Support Group on 14 Jan 1976; 452 Support Group on 1 Feb 1992; 452 Mission Support Group on 1 Oct 2002.
 
Assignments. 452 Bombardment Wing, 27 Jun 1949-10 May 1952. 452 Tactical Reconnaissance (later, 452 Bombardment; 452 Troop Carrier) Wing, 13 Jun 1952-17 Jan 1963. 452 Tactical Airlift (later, 452 Air Refueling; 452 Air Mobility) Wing, 13 Jan 1976-.

Stations. Long Beach Muni Aprt, CA, 27 Jun 1949; George AFB, CA, 10 Aug 1950-26 Oct 1950; Itazuke AB, Japan, 15 Nov 1950; Miho AB, Japan, 9 Dec 1950; Pusan-East AB, South Korea, 23 May 1951-10 May 1952. Long Beach Muni Aprt, CA, 13 Jun 1952; March AFB, CA, 1 Nov 1960-17 Jan 1963. March AFB (later, March Air Reserve Base), CA, 13 Jan 1976-.

Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. Korea: CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall, 1952.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: [13] Jan 1976-2 Oct 1977; 1 Jul 1991-30 Jun 1993; 1 Sep 1995-31 Aug 1996; 1 Sep 1997-31 Aug 1999; 1 Oct 2002-30 Sep 2004; 1 Oct 2004-30 Sep 2006. Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation: 27 Oct 1950-27 Oct 1951.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 20 Nov 2012.

Supersedes statement prepared on 26 Apr 2001.

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

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman,