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4 SPACE LAUNCH SQUADRON (AFSPC)

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Lineage.    Constituted as 4 Space Launch Squadron on 29 Mar 1994.  Activated on 15 Apr 1994.  Inactivated on 29 Jun 1998.  Activated on 1 Dec 2003.

Assignments.  30 Operations Group, 15 Apr 1994-29 Jun 1998.  30 Launch Group, 1 Dec 2003-.

Stations.   Vandenberg AFB, CA, 15 Apr 1994-29 Jun 1998.  Vandenberg AFB, CA, 1 Dec 2003-.

Commanders.   Lt Col Michael E. Hatch, 15 Apr 1994; Lt Col Edwin A. Zehner, 21 Jun 1996; Maj Christopher B. Hale, 21 Jul 1997; Lt Col Richard M. Patenaude, 10 Oct 1997; None (unmanned): 18 May-29 Jun 1998.  Lt Col Lee W. Rosen, 1 Dec 2003; Lt Col David B. Goldstein, 20 Jun 2005; Lt Col Heather R. Knight, 17 Jul 2007; Lt Col Brady P. Hauboldt, 17 Jul 2009-. 

Missiles.  Titan IV, 1995-1997; Titan II, 1997-1998.  Atlas V, 2003-; Delta IV, 2003-.  
  
Operations.    Launched surveillance and meteorological satellites into polar earth orbit, 1994-1998.   Managed operations for Atlas V and Delta IV Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles (EELVs), 2003-. 

Service Streamers.   None. 

Campaign Streamers.  None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.   Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Oct 1994-30 Sep 1996; 1 Oct 1996-30 Sep 1997; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1997; 1 Jan 1998-[29 Jun 1998]; 1 Oct 2009-30 Sep 2010.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 10  Jul 2013.

Commanders through 31 Dec 2010; Aircraft, and Operations through Feb 2008.

Supersedes statement prepared on 12 Feb 2008.

Emblem.  Approved on 31 Mar 1995.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.

Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.







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