435 Air and Space Communications Group (USAFE)

Lineage. Designated as 133 Airways and Air Communications Service Squadron on 14 May 1948. Organized on 1 Jun 1948. Redesignated as: 1945 Airways and Air Communications Service Squadron on 1 Oct 1948; 1945 Communications Squadron on 1 Jul 1961; 1945 Communications Group on 1 Jan 1973; 1945 Information Systems Group on 1 Oct 1984; 1945 Communications Group on 1 Nov 1986; 435 Communications Group on 30 Apr 1991. Inactivated on 1 Apr 1992. Activated on 15 Jan 2004. Inactivated on 3 May 2005. Redesignated as 435 Air and Space Communications Group on 1 Jul 2009. Activated on 16 Jul 2009.
 
Assignments. 5 (later, 1807) Airways and Air Communications Service Wing, 1 Jun 1948; 1812 Airways and Air Communications Service Group, 20 Feb 1949; 1807 Airways and Air Communications Service Wing, 1 Nov 1953; 1820 Airways and Air Communications Service Group (later, Central European Airways and Air Communications Service Region; Central European Communications Region), 1 Nov 1954; European Communications Area (later, European Communications Division; European Information Systems Division), 30 Jun 1972; 2005 Information Systems (later, 2005 Communications) Wing, 1 Jul 1986; 435 Tactical Airlift Wing, 1 Oct 1990-1 Apr 1992. 435 Air Base Wing, 15 Jan 2004-3 May 2005. 435 Air Ground Operations Wing, 16 Jul 2009-.
 
Stations. Rhein-Main AB, Germany, 1 Jun 1948-1 Apr 1992. Ramstein AB, Germany, 15 Jan 2004-3 May 2005. Ramstein AB, Germany, 16 Jul 2009-.
 
Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.
 
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
 
Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1980-31 Dec 1981; 1 Jan 1983-31 Dec 1984; 1 Jul 1987-30 Jun 1989; 1 Jul 1989-30 Jun 1991; 2 Aug 1990-31 Mar 1991; 1 Jul 1991-[1 Apr 1992].
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 3 Aug 2009.
 
Supersedes statement prepared on 15 Jan 2004.
 
Emblem. Group will use the wing emblem with group designation in the scroll.
 
Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.