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55 Communications Group

Lineage.  Established as 1 Communications Group, Command, and activated, on 7 Dec 1959.  Organized on 1 Feb 1960.  Redesignated: 1 Aerospace Communications Group, Command, on 15 Jul 1963; 1 Aerospace Communications Group on 1 Jul 1976; 1 Aerospace Information Systems Wing on 6 Jul 1984; 1 Aerospace Communications Wing on 1 Nov 1986; 1 Aerospace Communications Group on 1 Sep 1991; 55 Communications Group on 1 Apr 1993.

Assignments.  3902 Air Base Wing, 1 Feb 1960; Strategic Communications Area (later, Strategic Communications Division; Strategic Information Systems Division; Strategic Communications Division), 1 Jul 1976; 55 Wing, 1 Sep 1991-.


Stations.  Offutt AFB, NE, 1 Feb 1960-.


Service Streamers.  None.


Campaign Streamers.  None.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.  Meritorious Unit Awards: 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006; 1 Jun 2006-31 May 2007; 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2008; 1 Jun 2008-31 May 2009; 1 Jun 2009-31 May 2010; 1 Jun 2012-31 May 2014; 1 Jun 2014-31 May 2015.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1965-30 Jun 1967; 1 Jul 1967-30 Jun 1969; 1 Jul 1969-30 Jun 1970; 1 Jul 1970-30 Jun 1972; 1 Jul 1974-30 Jun 1975; 1 Jul 1975-30 Jun 1976; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1978; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1982; 1 Jan 1986-31 Dec 1987; 1 Jan 1990-30 Jun 1991; 1 Aug 1993-31 Jul 1995; 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999; 1 Jun 1999-31 May 2001; 1 Jun 2011-31 May 2012; 1 Jun 2015-31 May 2016.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 11 Jul 2017.


Supersedes statement prepared on 15 Nov 2007.


Emblem.  Group will use the wing emblem with the group designation in the scroll.


Prepared by TSgt David Dollman.


Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.