301 Mission Support Group (AFRC)

Lineage. Established as 301 Airdrome Group on 15 Oct 1947. Organized on 5 Nov 1947. Discontinued on 1 Aug 1948. Consolidated (1 Oct 1984) with 301 Air Base Group, which was established on 28 May 1948. Activated on 1 Aug 1948. Inactivated on 10 Feb 1951. Activated on 1 Jun 1951. Inactivated on 16 Jun 1952. Redesignated as 301 Combat Support Group on 18 May 1971. Activated on 1 Jul 1971. Inactivated on 30 Sep 1979. Redesignated as 301 Support Group on 1 Jan 1992. Activated on 15 Jan 1992. Inactivated on 1 Jun 1992. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Aug 1992. Redesignated as 301 Mission Support Group on 1 Oct 2002.

Assignments. 301 Bomb Wing, 5 Nov 1947-1 Aug 1948. 301 Bomb Wing, 1 Aug 1948-10 Feb 1951. 301 Bomb Wing, 1 Jun-16 Jun 1952. 301 Air Refueling Wing, 1 Jul 1971-30 Sep 1979. 301 Air Refueling Wing, 15 Jan-1 Jun 1992. 301 Fighter Wing, 1 Aug 1992-.

Stations. Smoky Hill AAF (later, AFB), KS, 5 Nov 1947-1 Aug 1948. Smoky Hill AFB, KS, 1 Aug 1948; Barksdale AFB, LA, 7 Nov 1949-10 Feb 1951. Barksdale AFB, LA, 1 Jun-16 Jun 1952. Lockburne (later Rickenbacker) AFB, OH, 1 Jul 1971-30 Sep 1979. Malmstrom AFB, MT, 15 Jan-1 Jun 1992. Carswell AFB (later, ARS), TX, 1 Aug 1992-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 30 Jun 1995-1 Jul 1997; 1 Oct 2000-30 Sep 2002; 1 Oct 2002-30 Sep 2004; 1Oct 2004-30 Sep 2006; 1 Oct 2006-30 Sep 2008.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 2 Aug 2010.

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

Supersedes statement prepared on 25 Jun 1996.

Prepared by Robert B. Kane.

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.