315 Mission Support Group (AFRC)

Lineage. Established as 315 Air Base Group on 23 May 1952. Activated on 10 Jun 1952. Inactivated on 18 Jan 1955. Redesignated as 315 C ombat Support Group on 22 Jul 1971. Activated on 31 Jul 1971. Inactivated on 31 Mar 1972. Redesignated as 315 Air Base Group on 13 Feb 1986. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Mar 1986. Redesignated as: 315 Combat Support Group on 1 Apr 1990; 315 Support Group on 1 Feb 2002; 315 Mission Support Group on 1 Oct 2002.

Assignments. 315 Troop Carrier Wing, 10 Jun 1952-18 Jan 1955. 315 Tactical Airlift Wing, 31 Jul 1971-31 Mar 1972. 315 Military Airlift (later 315 Airlift) Wing, 1 Mar 1986-.
 
Stations. Brady Airfield, Japan, 10 Jun 1952-18 Jan 1955. Phan Rang AB, South Vietnam, 31 Jul 1971-31 Mar 1972. Charleston AFB, SC, 1 Mar 1986-.

Service Streamers. Korean Service.

Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Command Hunt VI; Commando Hunt VII; Vietnam Ceasefire.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award With Combat "V" Device: 31 Jul 1971-31 Mar 1972. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1988-30 Jun 1989; 1 Jul 1989-30 Jun 1990; 21 Sep-31 Oct 1989; 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1995; 1 Jul 1995-30 Jun 1997; 1 Jul 1998-30 Jun 2000; 1 Sep 1998-31 Aug 2000; 11 Sep 2001-10 Sep 2003; 1 Aug 2005-31 Jul 2007. Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, [10 Jun 1952]-27 Jul 1953. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: [31 Jul 1971]-31 Mar 1972.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 14 Oct 2010.

Supersedes statement prepared on 11 Oct 2000.

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

Prepared by Robert B. Kane.

Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.