554 RED HORSE Squadron (PACAF)

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 554 Civil Engineering Squadron (Heavy Repair), and activated, on 1 Oct 1965. Organized on 12 Oct 1965. Redesignated: 554 Civil Engineering Squadron, Heavy Repair, on 15 Oct 1969; 554 Civil Engineering Squadron, RED HORSE, on 15 Oct 1988; 554 RED HORSE Civil Engineering Squadron on 8 Mar 1989; 554 RED HORSE Squadron on 1 Mar 1994.

Assignments. 2 Air Division, 12 Oct 1965; Seventh Air Force, 1 Apr 1966; 1 Civil Engineering Group (Heavy Repair) (later, 1 Civil Engineering Group, Heavy Repair), 15 May 1967; Seventh Air Force, 16 Mar 1970; Thirteenth Air Force, 30 Jun 1972; Pacific Air Forces, 5 Jan 1976; Seventh Air Force, 1 Mar 1987-.

Stations. Phan Rang AB, South Vietnam, 12 Oct 1965; Cam Ranh Bay AB, South Vietnam, 26 Dec 1969; Da Nang AB, South Vietnam, 30 Nov 1971; U-Tapao Afld, Thailand, 30 Jun 1972; Osan AB, South Korea, 5 Jan 1976-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Defensive; Vietnam Air; Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III; Vietnam Air/Ground; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; TET 69/Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer/Fall 1969; Vietnam Winter/Spring; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon; Commando Hunt V; Commando Hunt VI; Commando Hunt VII; Vietnam Ceasefire.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
 
Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device: 9 Jan-15 Sep 1966; 21 Mar-17 Aug 1967; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1969; 1 Jan-16 Mar 1970; 17 Mar 1970-16 Mar 1971; 17 Mar 1971-30 Jun 1972; 1 Jul 1972-30 Jun 1973. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1973-30 Jun 1974; 1 Apr 1976-30 Jun 1977; 1 Jul 1977-30 Jun 1978; 1 Jul 1978-30 Jun 1979; 1 Jul 1979-30 Jun 1980; 1 Jul 1981-30 Jun 1983;1 Jul 1983-30 Jun 1985; 1 Mar 1987-2 Oct 1988; 3 Oct 1988-7 Jul 1990; 8 Jul 1990-30 Jun 1992; 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1995; 1 Jul 1995-30 Jun 1997;1 Jul 1999-30 Jun 2001; 1 Sep 2001-30 Aug 2003. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966-28 Jan 1973.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 9 Mar 2007.

Supersedes statement prepared on 29 Feb 2000.

Emblem. Approved on 23 Jan 1979.

Prepared by Carl E. Bailey.

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.