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515 Air Mobility Operations Wing (AMC)

515 Air Mobility Operations Wing

515 Air Mobility Operations Wing

 Lineage.   Established as 15 Ferrying Group on 9 Jul 1942.  Activated on 28 Jul 1942.  Redesignated as 15 Transport Group on 19 Mar 1943.  Disestablished on 13 Oct 1943.  Reestablished, and redesignated as 515 Tactical Air Support Group, on 31 Jul 1985; 515 Air Mobility Operations Wing on 11 Apr 2008.  Activated on 5 Jun 2008.  

Assignments.  Caribbean Wing, 28 Jul 1942-13 Oct 1943.   15 Expeditionary Mobility Task Force, 5 Jun 2008; United States Air Force Expeditionary Center, 19 Mar 2012-.


Stations.   Morrison Fld, FL, 28 Jul 1942-13 Oct 1943.    Hickam AFB, HI, 5 Jun 2008-.


Commanders.  Col Richard A. McClain, 5 Jun 2008; Col Stephen W. Oliver Jr., 29 Apr 2010; Col Douglas K. Lamberth, 30 May 2012; Col Albert G. Miller, 22 Jul 2014;    Col Jeffrey G. Pierce, (acting), 4 Feb 2015; Col Casey D. Eaton, 2 Mar 2015; Col Scott C. Zippwald, 2 Jun 2016-.


Service Streamers.  World War II American Theater. Global War on Terrorism (GWOT-S).


Campaign Streamers.   None.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Award 1 Oct 2008-30 Sep 2009; 1 Oct 2009-30 Sep 2010; 1 Oct 2010-30 Sep 2011; 1 Oct 2011-30 Sep 2013; 1 Oct 2014-30 Sep 2016.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 23 May 2017.


Supersedes statement prepared on 30 Sep 2016.


Emblem.  Approved on 11 Jul 2008.  


Prepared by Major Tonia Stephens.


Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.