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43 Operations Support Sq (AMC)

43 Operations Support Squadron

43 Operations Support Squadron

Lineage. Constituted as 310 Airdrome Squadron on 1 Apr 1943. Activated on 5 Apr 1943. Redesignated as 43d Airdrome Squadron (Special) on 14 Jun 1943. Disbanded on 1 Apr 1944. Reconstituted, redesignated as 43 Operations Support Squadron, and activated, on 1 Jun 1992. Inactivated on 1 Oct 1996. Activated on 1 Apr 1997.

Assignments. 43 Operations Group, 1 Jun 1992; 43 Air Refueling Group, 1 Jul 1994-1 Oct 1996. 43 Operations (later, 43 Airlift; 43 Air Mobility Operations) Group, 1 Apr 1997-.


Stations. Alamogordo Bombing Range, NM, 5 Apr 1943; Pyote AAB, TX, 13 May 1943-1 Apr 1944. Malmstrom AFB, MT, 1 Jun 1992-1 Oct 1996. Pope AFB, NC, 1 Apr 1997-.


Service Streamers. Global War on Terrorism, (GWOT-S).


Campaign Streamers. None


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.


Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jun 1992-30 Jun 1993; 1 Jul 1994-30 Jun 1996; 1 Jul 1998-30 Jun 2000; 1 Jul 2001-30 Jun 2002; 1 Jul 2002-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006; 1 Jun 2006-31 May 2007; 1 Sep 2007-31 Aug 2009; 1 Sep 2009-31 Aug 2011; 1 Sep 2012-31 Aug 2013; 1 Sep 2013-31 Aug 2014; 1 Sep 2014-31 Aug 2015; 1 Sep 2015-31 Aug 2016.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 26 Jun 2017.


Supersedes statement released on 15 Sep 1997.


Emblem. Approved on 20 October 2000; newest rendition approved 28 Aug 2017.


Prepared by. Carl E. Bailey.