16 Training 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. Designated and activated as 3416 Technical Training Squadron on 1 Apr 1972. Inactivated on 1 Oct 1993. Redesignated as 16 Training Squadron on 20 Oct 2009. Activated on 23 Oct 2009.

Assignments. 3415 Technical Training School, 1 Apr 1972; USAF School of Applied Sciences, 1 Aug 1972; 3460 Technical Training Group, 30 Apr 1976; 3440 Technical Training Group, 1 Jan 1990; 3400 Technical Training Group, 1 Feb 1992-1 Oct 1993. 49 Operations Group, 23 Oct 2009-.

Stations. Kirtland AFB, NM, 1 Apr 1972-1 Oct 1993. Holloman AFB, NM, 23 Oct 2009-.

Commanders. Unkn, 1 Apr 1972-1 Oct 1993. Lt Col Peter M. Marsch, 23 Oct 2009-.

Operations. Provided instruction in nuclear weapons programs and emergency response procedures at Kirtland AFB until inactivation in Oct 1993. Since Oct 2009, provided academic and simulator instruction to pilots and sensor operators learning to fly the MQ-1B Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft, using the Predator Mission Aircrew Training System.
 
Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1979-30 Apr 1980; 1 Jan 1982-30 Apr 1983; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1987; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1989. Air Force Organizational Excellence Award: 1 Oct 1992-1 Oct 1993.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 29 Oct 2009.

Emblem. Approved on 17 Aug 1984.

Prepared by Robert B. Kane.

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.