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17 Special Tactics Squadron (AFSOC)

17 Special Tactics Squadron

17 Special Tactics Squadron

Lineage.  Constituted as 17 Air Support Operations Squadron on 24 Jun 1994.  Activated on 1 Jul 1994.  Redesignated as 17 Special Tactics Squadron on 8 Aug 2013. 


Assignments.  18 Air Support Operations Group, 1 Jul 1994; 720 Special Tactics Group, 1 Oct 2008-.


Stations.  Ft Benning, GA, 1 Jul 1994-.


Service Streamers.  None.                           


Campaign Streamers. None.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat “V” Device: 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2002.  Gallant Unit Citation:  15 Oct 2001-15 Apr 2002.  Meritorious Unit Awards: 1 Jan 2008-30 Sep 2009; 1 Oct 2009-30 Sep 2011.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  [1 Jul 1994]-31 May 1995; 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999; 1 Jun 1999-31 May 2001; 1 Oct 2012-30 Sep 2014.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 24 Apr 2018.


Supersedes statement prepared on 11 Sep 2013.


Emblem.  Approved on 6 Jun 1996.


Prepared by Carl E. Bailey.