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2 Security Forces Sq (AFGSC)

Lineage.  Designated as Squadron B, 2 Airdrome Group, on 15 Oct 1947.  Organized on 5 Nov 1947.  Discontinued on 12 Jul 1948.  Consolidated (12 Oct 1984) with the 2 Air Police Squadron, Bombardment, Medium, which was constituted on 28 May 1948.  Activated on 12 Jul 1948.  Redesignated as 2 Air Police Squadron on 16 Mar 1950.  Inactivated on 16 Jun 1952.  Redesignated as 2 Combat Defense Squadron on 15 Jun 1959.  Activated on 1 Aug 1959.  Redesignated as: 2 Security Police Squadron on 2 Jul 1967; 2 Security Forces Squadron on 1 Jul 1997.


Assignments.  2 Airdrome (later, 2 Air Base) Group, 5 Nov 1947-16 Jun 1952.  2 Combat Support (later, 2 Support; 2 Mission Support) Group, 1 Aug 1959-.


Stations.  Davis-Monthan Fld (later, AFB), AZ, 5 Nov 1947; Chatham Fld (later, AFB), GA, 12 Jan 1949; Hunter Fld (later, AFB), GA, 21 Sep 1950-16 Jun 1952.  Hunter AFB, GA, 1 Aug 1959; Barksdale AFB, LA, 1 Apr 1963-.


Service Streamers.  None.


Campaign Streamers.  None.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None. 


Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Jul 1971-30 Jun 1973; 1 Jul 1974 – 30 Jun 1975; 1 Jul 1976-30 Jun 1977; 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1987; 1 Jul 1987-30 Jun 1988; 1 Jul 1988-30 Jun 1989; 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 Jan 2014.


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


Supersedes statement prepared on 17 Sep 2013.


Emblem.   Approved on 8 Feb 1963.  Squadron should request that emblem be digitized so that an updated color emblem is on file at AFHRA.


Prepared by Major Tonia Stephens. 


Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.