38 Engineering Squadron (AFSPC)

Approved Emblem

38 Engineering Squadron


Lineage.  Constituted as 38 Aviation Squadron (Separate) on 8 May 1942.  Activated on 16 May 1942.  Redesignated as 38 Aviation Squadron on 1 Apr 1943.  Disbanded on 12 Apr 1944.  Reconstituted, and consolidated (8 Mar 1985) with 38 Installations Squadron, Bombardment, Light, which was constituted on 10 Aug 1948.  Activated on 18 Aug 1948.  Inactivated on 1 Apr 1949.  Redesignated as 38 Installations Squadron on 15 Nov 1952.  Activated on 1 Jan 1953.  Inactivated on 18 Jun 1958.  Redesignated as 38 Civil Engineering Squadron, and activated, on 10 Sep 1962.  Organized on 25 Sep 1962.  Discontinued, and inactivated, on 25 Sep 1966.  Activated on 1 Dec 1973.  Inactivated on 1 Dec 1975.   Redesignated as 38 Engineering Squadron on 22 Dec 2011.  Activated on 6 Jan 2012.  

Assignments.  First Air Force, 16 May 1942; Air Service Command, 1 Jan 1944; Rome Air Service Command, 1 Feb 1944; North Atlantic Wing, Air Transport Command, 5 Mar-12 Apr 1944.  38 Air Base Group, 18 Aug 1948-1 Apr 1949.  38 Air Base Group, 1 Jan 1953-18 Jun 1958.  United States Air Forces in Europe, 10 Sep 1962; 38 Combat Support Group, 25 Sep 1962-25 Sep 1966.  38 Air Base Group, 1 Dec 1973-1 Dec 1975.  38 Cyberspace Engineering Installation Group, 6 Jan 2012-. 

Stations.  Dow Field, ME, 16 May 1942-12 Apr 1944.  Itami Afld, Japan, 18 Aug 1948-1 Apr 1949.  Laon AB, France, 1 Jan 1953-18 Jun 1958.  Sembach AB, West Germany, 25 Sep 1962-25 Sep 1966.  Moody AFB, GA, 1 Dec 1973-1 Dec 1975.  Tinker AFB, OK, 6 Jan 2012-. 

Service Streamers.  World War II American Theater.  

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Apr 1956-1 Mar 1958; 1 Jun 1964-1 Jun 1966; 1 Oct 2013-30 Sep 2014; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2015.  

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 9 Jun 2016.  

Supersedes statement prepared on 11 Aug 2015.

Emblem. Approved on 1 Jun 2016.

Prepared by Daniel L. Haulman.