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72 Mission Support Group (AFMC)

Lineage. Established as 72 Air Base Group on 4 Jun 1952.  Activated on 16 Jun 1952.  Redesignated as 72 Combat Support Group on 1 Apr 1959.  Inactivated on 30 Jun 1971.  Redesignated as 72 Support Group on 16 Sep 1994.  Activated on 1 Oct 1994.  Redesignated as 72 Mission Support Group on 1 Oct 2002.  

Assignments. 72 Strategic Reconnaissance (later, 72 Bombardment) Wing, 16 Jun 1952-30 Jun 1971.  72 Air Base Wing, 1 Oct 1994-. 

 

Stations. Ramey AFB, Puerto Rico, 16 Jun 1952-30 Jun 1971.  Tinker AFB, OK, 1 Oct 1994-. 

 

Service Streamers. None.

 

Campaign Streamers. None.

 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

 

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Oct 1957-1 Jun 1958; 1 Jul 1968-30 Jun 1969; 1 Jan 2005-31 Dec 2006; 1 Jul 2012-30 Jun 2014.   

 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 28 Dec 2017.

 

Supersedes statement prepared on 2 May 2017. 

 

Emblem.  Group will use the wing emblem with the group designation in the scroll.  Group should submit request for digitization of emblem in accordance with AFI 84-105, Chapter 3

 

Prepared by Maj Tonia Stephens.

 

Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.