452 Force Support Squadron (AFRC)

Initial Emblem

452 Force Support Squadron


Lineage. Constituted as 452 Food Service Squadron on 28 Jul 1950. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Aug 1950. Ordered to Active Service on 10 Aug 1950. Inactivated on 10 May 1952. Activated in the Reserve on 13 Jun 1952. Inactivated on 14 Apr 1959. Redesignated as: 452 Services Squadron on 10 Oct 1984; 452 Services Flight on 13 Mar 1995. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Oct 1995. Redesignated as 452 Force Support Squadron on 15 Oct 2010.

Assignments. 452 Air Base Group, 1 Aug 1950-10 May 1952. 452 Air Base Group, 13 Jun 1952-14 Apr 1959. 452 Support (later, 452 Mission Support) Group, 1 Oct 1995-.
 
Stations. Long Beach Muni Aprt, CA, 1 Aug 1950; George AFB, CA, 10 Aug-26 Oct 1950; Itazuke AB, Japan, 15 Nov 1950; Miho AB, Japan, c. 8 Dec 1950; Pusan-East AB, South Korea, 23 May 1951-10 May 1952. Long Beach Muni Aprt, CA, 13 Jun 1952-14 Apr 1959. March AFB (later, March ARB), CA, 1 Oct 1995-.

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: [1 Oct] 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 Jan 2011.

Supersedes statement prepared on 3 Oct 1997.

Emblem. Approved 1 Aug 2016.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.

Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.