5 Intelligence Squadron (ACC)

IN accordance with AFI 84-105, chapter 3, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT authorized without the approval of the organization's commander.

IN accordance with AFI 84-105, chapter 3, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT authorized without the approval of the organization's commander.


 Lineage.  Constituted as 955 Signal Radio Intelligence Company, Aviation, on 23 Jul 1942.  Activated on 1 Aug 1942.  Redesignated as 5 Radio Squadron, Mobile (J) on 29 Feb 1944.   Inactivated on 27 Jan 1946.  Redesignated as:  5 Radio Squadron, Mobile on 14 Nov 1946; 301 Radio Squadron, Mobile, on 19 Mar 1948.  Activated in the Reserve on 15 Jun 1948.  Inactivated on 26 Jul 1949.   Redesignated as 5 Radio Squadron, Mobile, on 2 Nov 1949.  Disbanded on 15 Jun 1983. Reconstituted, and redesignated, as 5 Intelligence Squadron on 3 Sep 2014.  Activated on 26 Sep 2014.    

Assignments.   Second Air Force, 1 Aug 1942; Tenth Air Force, 22 Feb 1943; Fourteenth Air Force, 16 Mar 1945; Unkn, 5-27 Jan 1946.  First Army, 15 Jun 1948-26 Jul 1949.  659 Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group, 26 Sep 2014-.

Stations.  Davis-Monthan Field, AZ 1 Aug 1942; Reno AAB, NV, 17 Nov 1942; Camp Stoneman, CA, 4-13 Jan 1943; Karachi, India, 22 Feb 1943; Barrackpore, India, 2 Sep 1943; Kunming, China, c. Jan 1945-4 Jan 1946 (detachments operated from Liangshan and Yangkai, China, Jan-16 Feb 1945); Fort Lewis Staging Facility, 26-27 Jan 1946.  Boston, MA, 15 Jun 1948-26 Jul 1949.  Fort Gordon, GA, 26 Sep 2014-.


Service Streamers.  None.


Campaign Streamers.  World War II: China Defensive; China Offensive.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.  United States Army Meritorious Unit Commendation, 1 Jan-21 Dec 1944.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  [26 Sep] 2014-31 Dec 2015; 1 Jun 2015-31 May 2016.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 6 Apr 2017.


Replaces statement prepared on 21 Jan 2015.


Emblem.  Approved on 1 Sep 2015.


Prepared by Carl E. Bailey