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42 COMMUNICATIONS SQUADRON (AETC)

Posted 1/14/2010 Printable Fact Sheet

Lineage. Designated as 1292 Airways and Air Communications Service Squadron and organized on 15 Jul 1955. Redesignated as: 2192 Communications Squadron on 1 Jul 1961; 2192 Information Systems Squadron on 1 Jul 1984; 2192 Communications Squadron on 1 Nov 1986; 42 Communications Squadron on 1 Sep 1991. Inactivated on 30 Jun 1994. Activated on 1 Oct 1994. Redesignated as: 42 Communications Flight on 29 Feb 2008; 42 Communications Squadron on 1 Nov 2009.

Assignments. 2045 Airways and Air Communications Service Group, 15 Jul 1955; 1802 Airways and Air Communications Service Group (later Northeastern Airways and Air Communications Service Region), 18 Jul 1956; North Atlantic Airways and Air Communications Service Region (later North Atlantic Communications Region), 21 Apr 1961; Eastern Communications Region, 1 Jul 1963; Northern Communications Area, 1 May 1970; Strategic Communications Area (later Strategic Communications Division; Strategic Information Systems Division; Strategic Communications Division), 1 Jul 1976; 42 Bombardment Wing, 1 Oct 1990; 42 Support Group, 1 Sep 1991-30 Jun 1994. 42 Support (later, 42 Mission Support) Group, 1 Oct 1994-.

Stations. Loring AFB, ME, 15 Jul 1955-30 Jun 1994. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1 Oct 1994-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan-31 Dec 1984; 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1988; 1 Apr 1992-31 Mar 1994; 1 Jul 1995-30 Jun 1996; 1 Jul 2002-30 Jun 2004; 1 Jul 2004-30 Jun 2006; 1 Jul 2006-30 Jun 2007.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 23 Nov 2009.

Emblem. Approved on 23 May 1984. Squadron should revise its emblem to meet the standards of AFI 84-105, chapter 3.

Supersedes statement prepared on 11 Mar 1997.

Prepared by Robert B. Kane.

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.







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