6 Combat Training Squadron (ACC)

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 6 Communications Squadron, Air Support on 30 May 1942. Activated on 10 Jun 1942. Redesignated as: 6 Air Support Communication Squadron on 11 Jan 1943; 6 Tactical Air Communications Squadron on 1 Apr 1944. Inactivated on 4 Oct 1945. Disbanded on 8 Oct 1948. Reconstituted, and redesignated as 6 Combat Training Squadron, on 21 Jun 2001. Activated on 29 Jun 2001.
 
Assignments. VIII Ground Air Support Command, 10 Jun 1942; First Air Force, c. 2 Aug 1942; Third Air Force, c. 28 Nov 1942; AAF School of Applied Tactics, Dec 1942; Third Air Force, 1 Oct 1943; IX Fighter Command, 30 Dec 1943; Ninth Air Force, 31 Jan 1944; IX Air Support (later, IX Tactical Air) Command, 26 Feb 1944; XXIX Tactical Air Command (Provisional), 15 Sep 1944; IX Fighter Command (attached to XXIX Tactical Air Command [Provisional]), 1 Dec 1944; XXIX Tactical Air Command (Provisional), 1 Jul-Aug 1945. USAF Air Ground Operations School, 29 Jun 2001; 57 Operations Group, 4 Oct 2007-.
 
Stations. Hunter Field, GA, 10 Jun 1942; Byrd Field, VA, 2 Aug 1942; Gainesville, FL, Dec 1942; Morris Field, NC, 1 Oct-6 Dec 1943; Chilbolton, England, 22 Dec 1943; Middle Wallop, England, 7 Jan 1944; Sunninghill Parks, England, 20 Feb 1944; Middle Wallop, England, 26 Feb 1944; Les Oubeaux, France, mid-Jun 1944; St Martin, France, 2 Aug 1944; Le Gast, France, 12 Aug 1944; Haleine, France, 22 Aug 1944; Bailly, France, 1 Sep 1944; Rennes, France, 12 Sep 1944; Arlon, Belgium, 2 Oct 1944; Maastricht, Holland, 16 Oct 1944; Munchen-Gladbach, Germany, 11 Mar 1945; Haltern, Germany, 6 Apr 1945; Gutersloh, Germany, 17 Apr 1945; Braunschweig, Germany, 19 Apr 1945; Furstenfeldbruck, Germany, Jul 1945; assembly areas in France, 18 Aug-25 Sep 1945; Camp Myles Standish, MA, 3-4 Oct 1945. Nellis AFB, NV, 29 Jun 2001-.
 
Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Central Europe.
 
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
 
Decorations. Army Meritorious Unit Commendation: 1 Oct 1944-1 May 1945. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: [29] Jun 2001-31 May 2003; 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006. Cited in the Orders of the Day, Belgian Army: 6 Jun-30 Sep 1944; 1 Oct-17 Dec 1944; 18 Dec 1944-15 Jan 1945. Belgian Fourregere.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 16 Jul 2009.
 
Supersedes statement prepared on 31 Jul 2001.
 
Emblem. Approved on 14 Sep 2004.
 
Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.