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55 Medical Group (ACC)

Lineage.  Established as 55 Station Medical Group on 29 Jun 1948.  Activated on 19 Jul 1948.  Redesignated 55 Medical Group on 1 Apr 1949.  Inactivated on 14 Oct 1949.  Activated on 1 Nov 1950.  Redesignated: 55 Medical Squadron on 10 Feb 1951; 55 Medical Group on 14 Feb 1952; 55 Tactical Hospital on 15 Feb 1954.  Inactivated on 1 Nov 1958.  Consolidated (30 Sep 1993) with 865 Medical Group, which was constituted on 5 Jun 1959.  Activated on 1 Jul 1959.  Redesignated: Ehrling Bergquist USAF Hospital on 15 Jul 1966; Ehrling Bergquist Strategic Hospital on 15 Oct 1987; Ehrling Bergquist Hospital on 1 Jun 1992; 55 Medical Group on 1 Oct 1993.


Stations.  Topeka (later, Forbes) AFB, KS, 19 Jul 1948-14 Oct 1949.  Ramey AFB, Puerto Rico, 1 Nov 1950; Forbes AFB, KS, 5 Oct 1952-1 Nov 1958; Offutt AFB, NE, 1 Jul 1959-.


Service Streamers.   None


Campaign Streamers.  None


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None 


Decorations.  Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Aug 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:  Jul 1956-Nov 1957; 1 Jul 1966-30 Jun 1967; 1 Jul 1970-30 Jun 1972; 1 Jul 1973-30 Jun 1975; 1 Jul 1987-30 Jun 1989; 1 Jul 1989-30 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 4 Sep 1996.


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


Prepared by TSgt David Dollman.


Approved by Carl E. Bailey.