2 Communications Sq (AFGSC)

 

Lineage.  Constituted as 2 Communications Squadron, Bombardment, Medium on 28 May 1948.  Activated on 12 Jul 1948.  Redesignated as 2 Communications Squadron on 16 Mar 1950.  Inactivated on 10 Feb 1951.  Activated on 14 Feb 1952.  Inactivated on 16 Jun 1952.  Activated on 1 Jul 1971.  Inactivated on 15 May 1992.  Activated on 1 Jun 1992.
 

Assignments.   2 Air Base Group, 12 Jun 1948-10 Feb 1951.  2 Bombardment Wing, 14 Feb-16 Jun 1952.  Fourteenth Aerospace (later, Fourteenth Air) Force, 1 Jul 1971; 26 Air Division, 1 Oct 1976; Aerospace Defense Command, 1 Oct 1979; 1 Strategic Aerospace Division, 1 Dec 1979; 1 Space Wing, 1 May 1983-15 May 1992. 2 Support (later, 2 Mission Support) Group, 1 Jun 1992-.

 

Stations.  Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 12 Jul 1948; Chatham AFB, GA, 12 Jan 1949; Hunter Fld (later, AFB), GA, 21 Sep 1950-10 Feb 1951.  Hunter AFB, GA, 14 Feb-16 Jun 1952.  Buckley ANGB, CO, 1 Jul 1971-15 May 1992.  Barksdale AFB, LA, 1 Jun 1992-.

 

Service Streamers.  None.

 

Campaign Streamers.  None.

 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.  

 

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 May 1975-1 Jun 1976; 1 Jul 1977 – 30 Jun 1979; 1 Jul 1979-30 Jun 1981; 1 May 1983-30 Apr 1984; 1 Sep 1989-31 Aug 1991; 1 Oct 1993-31 May 1995; 1 Jun 1995-31 May 1996; 1 Jun 1996-31 May 1997; 1 Jun 1998 – 31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2000-31 May 2002; 1 Jan 2008-31 Dec 2009; 1 Jan 2010-31 Dec 2011; 1 Jan 2012-31 Dec 2013; 1 Jan 2014; 31 Dec 2014.

 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 16 Nov 2016.

 

Supersedes statement prepared on 16 Sep 2013.

 

Emblem.   Approved on 12 Mar 1973; latest rendering, 14 Feb 2019.

 

Prepared by Major Tonia Stephens. 

 

Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.