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AIR ARMAMENT CENTER (AFMC)

Posted 11/20/2009 Printable Fact Sheet
 
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Air Armament Center Emblem
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Lineage. Established as Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics on 27 Oct 1942. Redesignated as: Army Air Forces Tactical Center on 16 Oct 1943; Army Air Forces Center on 1 Jun 1945; Army Air Forces Proving Ground Command on 8 Mar 1946; Air Proving Ground Command on 10 Jul 1946; Air Proving Ground on 20 Jan 1948; Air Proving Ground Command 20 Dec 1951; Air Proving Ground Center on 1 Oct 1957; Armament Development and Test Center on 1 Aug 1968; Armament Division on 1 Oct 1979; Munitions Systems Division on 15 Mar 1989; Air Force Development Test Center on 11 Jul 1990; Air Armament Center on 1 Oct 1998.

Assignments. Army Air Forces, 27 Oct 1942; United States Air Force, 18 Sep 1947; Air Materiel Command, 20 Jan 1948; United States Air Force, 1 Jun 1948; Air Research and Development (later, Air Force Systems) Command, 1 Dec 1957; Air Force Materiel Command, 1 Jul 1992-.

Stations. Orlando, FL, 27 Oct 1942; Eglin Field (later, AFB), Jun 1946-.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Organizational Excellence Awards. 1 Jan 1998-31 Dec 1999; 1 Jan 2001-30 Apr 2002; 1 Jan 2002-31 Dec 2002; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2003; 1 Aug 2006-31 May 2008.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 26 Apr 2009.

Supersedes statement prepared on 24 Jul 1996.

Emblem. Approved on 26 Jan 1994.

Prepared by Robert B. Kane.

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.







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