482 Communications Squadron (AFRC)

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.


Lineage. Constituted as 482 Communications Squadron on 26 May 1952. Activated in the Reserve on 14 Jun 1952. Inactivated on 1 Dec 1952. Activated in the Reserve on 18 May 1955. Inactivated on 16 Nov 1957. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Jan 1992. Redesignated as 482 Communications Flight on 1 Aug 1992; 482 Communications Squadron on 1 Apr 1997.

Assignments. 482 Air Base Group, 14 Jun-1 Dec 1952. 482 Air Base Group, 18 May 1955-16 Nov 1957. 482 Tactical Fighter (later, 482 Fighter) Wing, 1 Jan 1992; 482 Support (later, 482 Mission Support) Group, 1 Aug 1992-.

Stations. Miami Intl Aprt, FL, 14 Jun-1 Dec 1952. Dobbins AFB, GA, 18 May 1955-16 Nov 1957. Homestead AFB (later, Homestead ARS), FL, 1 Jan 1992-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: [1 Jan 1992]-1 Oct 1993; 1 Nov 1993-30 Aug 1995; 1 Oct 1999-30 Sep 2001; 1 Oct 2004-30 Sep 2006; 1 Oct 2006-30 Sep 2008; 1 Oct 2008-30 Sep 2009; 1 Oct 2009-30 Sep 2010.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 14 Sep 2012.

Supersedes statement prepared on 13 Jul 1995.

Emblem. Approved on 9 Jun 1999.

Prepared by TSgt Matthew Scales.

Reviewed by Patsy Robertson.