432 Operations Group (ACC)

Lineage.  Constituted as 432 Operations Group on 1 May 1991.  Activated on 31 May 1991.  Inactivated on 1 Oct 1994.  Activated on 1 May 2007.  

Assignments.  432 Fighter Wing, 31 May 1991-1 Oct 1994.  432 Wing, 1 May 2007-.

Operational Components.  Squadrons.  11 Reconnaissance: 1 May 2007-.  13 Fighter: 31 May 1991-1 Oct 1994.  14 Fighter: 31 May 1991-1 Oct 1994.   15 Reconnaissance: 1 May 2007-.  17 Reconnaissance: 1 May 2007-10 Sep 2012.  18 Reconnaissance: 11 Dec 2009-.  20 Reconnaissance: 1 Jan 2011-.  30 Reconnaissance: 1 May 2007-10 Sep 2012.  39 Rescue: 1 Feb 1993-1 Aug 1994.  42 Attack: 1 May 2007-.

Stations.   Misawa AB, Japan, 31 May 1991-1 Oct 1994.  Creech AFB, NV, 1 May 2007-.

Commanders.   Col Scott B. Sonnenberg, 31 May 1991; Col Robert R. Dierker, 10 Aug 1992; Col Gary L. North, 15 Jul-1 Oct 1994.

Aircraft.   F-16, 1991-1994; HH-60, 1993-1994. 

Operations.   Managed F-16 fighter squadrons; responsible for tactics and aircrew training; managed gunnery and bombing range, 1991-1994.

Service Streamers.   None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.   Meritorious Unit Awards: 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2009; 1 Jun 2011-31 May 2012; 1 Jun 2012-31 May 2013.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 31 May-31 Dec 1991; 1 Oct 1992-30 Sep 1994; 1 Jun 2009-31 May 2010; 1 Jun 2013-31 May 2014. 

Lineage, Assignments, Components, Stations, and Honors through 4 Sep 2015.

Commanders, Aircraft, and Operations through 30 Sep 1994.

Emblem.   Group will use the wing emblem with the group designation in the scroll.

Prepared by Daniel L. Haulman.