479 Operations Support Squadron (AETC)

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 479 School Squadron, and activated, on 1 Aug 1941. Redesignated as: 479 School Squadron (Special) on 29 Dec 1941; 479 Flexible Gunnery Training Squadron on 15 Oct 1942. Disbanded on 30 Apr 1944. Reconstituted, and redesignated as 479 Training Support Squadron on 13 Jun 2001. Activated on 9 Jul 2001. Redesignated as 479 Operations Support Squadron on 15 Jul 2003. Inactivated on 30 Sep 2007. Activated on 2 Oct 2009.
 
Assignments. Air Corps Advanced Flying School, 1 Aug 1941; Army Air Forces Flexible Gunnery School, 15 Oct 1942-30 Apr 1944. 479 Flying Training Group, 9 Jul 2001; Nineteenth Air Force, 21 Jun-30 Sep 2007. 479 Flying Training Group, 2 Oct 2009-.
 
Stations. Kelly Field, TX, 1 Aug 1941; Harlingen, TX, 2 Jan 1942-30 Apr 1944. Moody AFB, GA, 9 Jul 2001-30 Sep 2007. Pensacola NAS, FL, 2 Oct 2009-.
 
Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: [9 Jul] 2001-31 Dec 2002; 1 Jan 2003-30 Jun 2004; 1 Jul 2003-30 Jun 2005; 1 Oct 2005-30 Sep 2007.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through Dec 2009.

Emblem. Approved on 28 Apr 2003.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.