3 Weather Squadron (ACC)

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 Third Weather Squadron on 24 Jun 1937.  Activated on 1 Jul 1937.  Redesignated as: 3 Weather Squadron, Regional, on 16 Jun 1942; 3 Weather Squadron on 1 Nov 1943.  Disbanded on 7 Sep 1944.  Reconstituted as 3 Weather Squadron on 10 Aug 1951.  Activated on 5 Sep 1951.  Inactivated on 30 Jun 1972.   Activated on 1 Jan 1975.  Inactivated on 30 Sep 1991.  Activated on 1 Jul 1994.


Assignments.  Army Air Corps, 1 Jul 1937; Director of Weather, Army Air Forces, 9 Mar 1942; Army Air Forces, 29 Mar 1943; Flight Control Command, 13 Apr 1943; Weather Wing, Flight Control Command (later, Army Air Forces Weather Wing), 19 May 1943-7 Sep 1944.  2102 Air Weather Group, 5 Sep 1951; 2 Weather Group, 20 Apr 1952; 5 Weather Wing, 8 Oct 1965-30 Jun 1972.  5 Weather Wing, 1 Jan 1975-30 Sep 1991.  3 Air Support Operations Group, 1 Jul 1994-.


Stations.  Barksdale Fld, LA, 1 Jul 1937; Duncan (later, Kelly) Fld, TX, 1 Mar 1941-7 Sep 1944.  Pope AFB, NC, 5 Sep 1951; Shaw AFB, SC, 26 Aug 1954-30 Jun 1972.  Shaw AFB, SC, 1 Jan 1975-30 Sep 1991.  Fort Hood, TX, 1 Jul 1994-.


Service Streamers.  World War II American Theater. 


Campaign Streamers.  Iraq: Iraqi Surge.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.   Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2012-31 May 2013; 1 Jun 2013-31 May 2014.   Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Jul 1971-30 Jun 1972; 1 Apr 1978-31 Mar 1980; 1 Jul 1983-30 Jun 1985; 1 Jun 1986-31 May 1988; 1 Jul 1988-30 Jun 1990; 23 Feb-1 May 1991; 1 Jul 1994-31 May 1996; 1 Jun 1996-31 May 1997; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2000-31 May 2002; 25 Jan 2008-31 May 2009; 1 Jun 2009-31 May 2010; 1 Jun 2010-31 May 2011; 1 Jun 2011-31 May 2012; 1 Jun 2014-31 May 2015.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 5 Aug 2016.


Supersedes statement prepared in Apr 2011.


Emblem.   Originally approved on 24 Jun 1943; newest rendition approved on 23 Aug 1996.


Prepared by TSgt David Dollman.