65 Operations Support Squadron (USAFE)

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 65 Airdrome Squadron on 25 Jan 1943. Activated on 1 Feb 1943. Disbanded on 7 Nov 1945. Reconstituted, and redesignated as 65 Operations Support Squadron, on 1 May 1994. Activated on 15 May 1994.
 
Assignments. Second Air Force, 1 Feb 1943; IX Air Service Command, 8 Jan 1944; 30 Air Depot Group, 19 Jan 1944; Ninth Air Force Base Air Depot Area, 25 Feb 1944; 1 Advanced Air Depot Area, 17 May 1944; 302 Transport Wing, 9 Jul 1944; 1 Transport Group (Provisional), 1 Sep 1944; IX Air Force Service Command (attached to 1 Transport Group [Provisional]), 22 Nov 1944; Fourth Air Force, Sep-7 Nov 1945. 65 Air Base Wing, 15 May 1994; 65 Logistics Group, 1 Dec 1997; 65 Air Base Wing, 30 Sep 2002-.
 
Stations. McCook, NE, 1 Feb 1943; Rapid City AAB, SD, 25 Mar 1943; Ainsworth AAFld, NE, 27 Apr 1943; Rapid City AAB, SD, 19 May 1943; Ainsworth, NE, 2 Jun 1943; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 11 Jul 1943; Rapid City AAB, SD, 2 Aug 1943; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 14-29 Dec 1943; Burtonwood, England, 9 Jan 1944; Stansted, England, 18 Jan 1944; Mullaghmore, Northern Ireland, 28 Feb 1944; Greencastle, Northern Ireland, 16 Mar 1944; Stansted, England, 20 Jun 1944; Grove, England, Aug 1944; Lonray, France, 15 Sep 1944; Creil, France, 24 Sep 1944; Ansbach, Germany, May 1945; Laon, France, c. 6 Jul 1945; Marseilles, France, 18-23 Aug 1945; Camp Patrick Henry, VA, 2 Sep 1945; Lemoore AAFld, CA, 10 Sep 1945; Camp Pinedale, CA, 23 Oct-7 Nov 1945. Lajes Field, Azores, 15 May 1994-.
 
Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. World War II: Northern France.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Army Meritorious Unit Commendation: 11 Jul-11 Sep 1944. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 16 Jan 1993-31 Mar 1994; 1 Apr 1994-1 May 1995; 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999; 1 Jun 1999-31 May 2001; 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2003.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 20 Jan 2010.

Supersedes statement prepared on 11 Dec 1997.

Emblem. Approved on 5 Nov 1997.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.