349 Communications Squadron (AFRC)

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. The 349 Communications Squadron (constituted 349 Communications Squadron, Troop Carrier, Medium on 10 May 1949; activated in the Reserve on 27 Jun 1949; redesignated 349 Communications Squadron on 3 Mar 1950; ordered to Active Service on 1 Apr 1951; inactivated on 2 Apr 1951; activated in the Reserve on 13 Jun 1952; inactivated on 14 Apr 1959) and the 349 Operations Squadron (constituted on 5 Dec 1958; activated in the Reserve on 14 Apr 1959; ordered to Active Service on 28 Oct 1962; relieved from Active Duty on 28 Nov 1962; discontinued, and inactivated, on 11 Feb 1963) consolidated (1 Feb 1987) with the 349 Information Systems Squadron (constituted 349 Communications Flight on 18 Jun 1976; activated in the Reserve on 1 Jul 1976; redesignated 349 Information Systems Squadron on 10 Apr 1985). Redesignated: 349 Communications Squadron on 1 Feb 1987; 349 Communications Flight on 1 Aug 1992; 349 Communications Squadron on 1 Apr 1997.

Assignments. 349 Air Base Group, 27 Jun 1949-2 Apr 1951. 349 Air Base Group, 13 Jun 1952-11 Feb 1963. 349 Air Base Squadron, 1 Jul 1976; 349 Military Airlift Wing, 10 Apr 1985; 349 Air Base (later, 349 Combat Support; 349 Support; 349 Mission Support) Group, 1 Mar 1986-.
 
Stations. Hamilton AFB, CA, 27 Jun 1949-2 Apr 1951. Hamilton AFB, CA, 13 Jun 1952-11 Feb 1963. Travis AFB, CA, 1 Jul 1976-.

Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.
 
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
 
Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: [1 Jul 1976]-30 Jun 1977; 1 Jul 1992-30 Jun 1994; 1 Jul 1994-15 Aug 1995; 1 Jul 1996-30 Jun 1998; 1 Aug 2000-31 Jul 2002; 1 Aug 2002-15 Aug 2003; 16 Aug 2003-17 Aug 2004; 18 Aug 2004-17 Aug 2005; 18 Aug 2005-17 Aug 2006; 18 Aug 2006-17 Aug 2007; 18 Aug 2007-17 Aug 2008. 
 
Emblem. Approved on 13 Oct 1988.
 
Date Prepared. 18 Sep 2009.

Supersedes statement prepared on 9 Nov 2000.
 
Prepared by Daniel L. Haulman.
 
Approved by Carl Bailey.