621 Air Control Squadron (PACAF)

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 621 Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron on 2 Jul 1946. Activated on 1 Aug 1946. Inactivated on 3 Feb 1958. Redesignated as 621 Tactical Control Squadron and activated on 7 Feb 1966. Organized 23 Feb 1966. Redesignated as 621 Air Control Squadron on 7 Feb 1992.
 
Assignments. 527 Aircraft Control and Warning Group, 1 Aug 1946; 528 Aircraft Control and Warning Group, 25 Sep 1947; 41 Air Division, 15 Mar 1955-3 Feb 1958. Pacific Air Forces, 7 Feb 1966; 505 Tactical Control Group, 23 Feb 1966; 432 Tactical Reconnaissance (later 432 Tactical Fighter) Wing, 25 Mar 1973 (attached to Seventh Air Force, 25 Mar 1973-1 May 1975); Thirteenth Air Force, 1 May 1975; 17 Air Division, 1 Jul 1975; Thirteenth Air Force, 1 Jan 1976; 51 Composite Wing (Tactical) 8 Jan 1976; 5 Tactical Air Control (later 5 Tactical Control, 5 Air Control) Group, 8 Jan 1980; 7 Air Operations Group, 1 Jul 1993; 607 Air Support Operations Group, 15 Dec 1994; 607 Air And Space Operations Center, 18 Jan 2008-.
 
Stations. Palawan AAB, Philippine Islands, 1 Aug 1946; Fort William McKinley, Philippine Islands, 1 Apr 1947; Nagoya, Japan, c. 3 Jun 1947; Johnson AAB, Japan, 25 Sep 1947; Shiroi, Japan, 21 Jul 1948; Niigata, Japan, 3 Jun 1949; Sado Shima, Japan, 14 Oct 1954-3 Feb 1958. Udorn Afld (Later Udorn Royal Thai AB), Thailand, 23 Feb 1966-8 Jan 1976; Osan AB, South Korea, 8 Jan 1976-.
 
Service Streamers. Korea: Korean Theater.
 
Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Air: Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III; Vietnam Air/Ground; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; Tet 1969 Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer-Fall, 1969; Vietnam Winter-Spring, 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon; Commando Hunt V; Commando Hunt VI; Commando Hunt VII; Vietnam Ceasefire.
 
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
 
Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device: 1 Sep 1965-25 May 1967; 26 May 1967-25 May 1968; 26 May 1968-25 May 1970; 26 May 1970-25 Aug 1971; 26 Aug 1971-28 Jan 1973. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards; 1 Aug 1973-15 Apr 1975; 1 Jul 1982-30 Jun 1984; 1 Jul 1984-30 Apr 1986;1 Dec 1986-2 Oct 1988; 3 Oct 1988-30 Sep 1990; 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1995; 1 Jul 1995-30 Jun 1997; 1 Jul 1999-30 Jun 2001; 1 Sep 2001-30 Aug 2003. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966-28 Jan 1973.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 21 Aug 2009.
 
Emblem. Approved on 29 Sep 1967.
 
Supersedes statement prepared on 9 Jan 1991.
 
Prepared by Robert B. Kane.
 
Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.