79 Medical Wing (AFDW)

79h Medical Wing (AFDW) Emblem

79h Medical Wing (AFDW) Emblem


Lineage. Constituted as 79 USAF Infirmary on 20 Jun 1955. Activated on 18 Aug 1955. Redesignated as 79 USAF Dispensary on 8 May 1957. Discontinued on 1 Mar 1960. Redesignated as 79 Medical Wing on 5 May 2006. Activated on 10 May 2006.

Assignments. 79 Fighter Group, 18 Aug 1955-1 Mar 1960. Air Force District of Washington, 10 May 2006-.

Stations. Youngstown Muni Arpt, OH, 18 Aug 1955-1 Mar 1960. Andrews AFB, MD, 10 May 2006-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. None.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 13 Jan 2010.

Emblem. Approved on 21 Nov 2006.

Prepared by Robert B. Kane.

Reviewed by Carl Bailey.