48 Communications Squadron (USAFE)

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

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


Lineage.  Constituted as 48 Communications Squadron on 25 Jun 1952.  Activated on 10 Jul 1952.  Inactivated on 1 Oct 1959.  Activated on 1 May 1991.

Assignments.   48 Air Base Group, 10 Jul 1952-1 Oct 1959.  48 Tactical Fighter (later, 48 Fighter) Wing, 1 May 1991; 48 Support (later, 48 Mission Support) Group, 31 Mar 1992-.

Stations.  Chaumont AB, France, 10 Jul 1952-1 Oct 1959.  RAF Lakenheath, England, 1 May 1991-.

Service Streamers.  None

Campaign Streamers.  None

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  [1]-11 May 1991; 1 Jul 1992-30 Jun 1994; 1 Jul 1994-30 Jun 1996; 1 Aug 1996-30 Sep 1998; [14 Apr]-10 Jun 1999; 1 Oct 2000-24 Sep 2002; 1 Oct 2002-30 Sep 2004; 1 Oct 2004-31 Oct 2005; 1 Nov 2005-31 Dec 2006; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2007; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2008; 1 Jan 2009-31 Dec 2010.

Emblem.  Approved on 3 Mar 2003.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 16 Jun 2015.

Supersedes statement prepared on 22 Aug 2000.

Prepared by Carl E. Bailey.

Approved by Daniel L. Haulman.