88 Force Support Squadron (AFMC)

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 88 Air Base Squadron (Special), and activated, on 1 Aug 1941. Redesignated as 88 Base Headquarters and Air Base Squadron on 13 Jun 1942. Disbanded on 30 Apr 1944. Reconstituted, and redesignated as 88 Air Base Squadron, on 3 Jan 1952. Activated on 1 Feb 1952. Inactivated on 16 Feb 1953. Consolidated (16 Sep 1994) with the 2750 Mission Support Squadron, which was designated, and activated, on 10 Sep 1990. Redesignated as: 645 Mission Support Squadron on 1 Oct 1992; 88 Mission Support Squadron on 1 Oct 1994; 88 Force Support Squadron on 25 Sep 2009.

Assignments. 87 Air Base Group, 1 Aug 1941; Army Air Forces West Coast Training Center (later, Army Air Forces Western Flying Training Command), 15 Dec 1942-30 Apr 1944. Eastern Air Defense Force, 1 Feb 1952; 4708 Defense Wing, 6 Feb 1952-16 Feb 1953. 2750 Air Base (later 645 Air Base) Wing, 10 Sep 1990; 88 Support (later 88 Mission Support) Group, 1 Oct 1994-.

Stations. Bakersfield, CA, 1 Aug 1941; Lemoore, CA, 12 Dec 1941-30 Apr 1944. Youngstown Muni Aprt, OH, 1 Feb 1952-16 Feb 1953. Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, 10 Sep 1990-.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: [10 Sep] 1990-31 Dec 1991; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1995; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2003.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 30 Sep 2009.

Emblem. Approved on 30 Aug 2000.

Supersedes statement prepared on 30 Apr 1997.

Prepared by Robert B. Kane.

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.