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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; 1 Oct 2016-30 Sep 2018.  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 19 Oct 2021.

Supersedes statement prepared on 24 Apr 2018.

Emblem.  Approved on 6 Jun 1996; latest rendering, 9 Jun 2014.

Prepared by Melissa Lahue.

Reviewed by Margaret Ream.