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6 Operations Support Squadron (AMC)

Lineage. Constituted as 6 Airdrome Squadron on 7 Nov 1942.  Activated on 21 Nov 1942.  Inactivated on 1 Jul 1948.  Disbanded on 8 Oct 1948.  Reconstituted, and consolidated (22 Dec 1993) with the 6 Operations Squadron, which was constituted on 4 Jun 1952.  Activated on 16 Jun 1952.  Inactivated on 8 Aug 1952.  Activated on 8 Aug 1958.  Discontinued, and inactivated, on 1 Jan 1962.  Redesignated as 6 Operations Support Squadron on 22 Dec 1993.  Activated on 4 Jan 1994.  

Assignments.  Air Service Command, 21 Nov 1942; Second Air Force, 28 Dec 1942; VIII Air Support Command, 8 Jun 1943; Ninth Air Force, 4 Aug 1944; IX Air Force Service Command, 25 Oct 1945; European Air Materiel Command, c 1946; United States Air Forces in Europe, 6 Jun 1947; Headquarters, United States Air Force, 20 Feb-1 Jun 1948. 6 Air Base Group, 16 Jun-8 Aug 1952.  6 Air Base (later, 6 Combat Support) Group, 8 Aug 1958-1 Jan 1962.  6 Air Base (later, 6 Air Refueling) Wing, 4 Jan 1994; 6 Operations Group, 1 Oct 1996-.   

Stations. Selfridge Field, MI, 21 Nov 1942; Ephrata AAB, WA, 2 Feb 1943; Camp Douglas, WI, 30 Apr-17 May 1943; Aldermaston, England, 8 Jun 1943; Chipping Ongar, England, 2 Jul 1943; Aldermaston, England, 1 Nov 1943; Rivenhall, 6 Jan 1944; Raydon, England, 8 Mar 1944; Andover, England, 10 Apr 1944; Carentan, France, 18 Jun 1944; Picauville, France, 24 Jun 1944; Cardonville, France, 18 Jul 1944; Carentan, France, 28 Jul 1944; Boissel, France, 22 Aug 1944; Deux Jumeaux, France, 28 Aug 1944; Peronne, France, 9 Sep 1944; St Trond, Belgium, 19 Sep 1944; Florennes, Belgium, 4 Nov 1944; Ophoven, Belgium, 6 Dec 1944; Chievres, Belgium, 26 Jan 1945; Weiden, Germany, 1 Mar 1945; Strassfeld, Germany, 27 Mar 1945; Kassel, Germany, 15 Apr 1945; Langensalza, Germany, 23 Apr 1945; Fritslar, Germany, 16 May 1945; Nellingen, Germany, 1 Nov 1945-unkn; Wiesbaden, Germany, unkn-1 Jul 1948. Walker AFB, NM, 16 Jun-8 Aug 1952.  Walker AFB, NM, 8 Aug 1958-1 Jan 1962.  MacDill AFB, FL, 4 Jan 1994-.    


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


Campaign Streamers. World War II: Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Central Europe. 


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.


Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jun 1994-31 May 1996; 1 Jul 1996-30 Jun 1998; 1 Jul 1998-30 Jun 2000; 1 Jul 2004-30 Jun 2006; 1 Jul 2007-30 Jun 2009; 1 Jul 2009-30 Jun 2010; 1 Jul 2013-30 Jun 2014; 1 Jan 2016-30 Sep 2017.  Cited in the Order of the Day, Belgian Army, 6 Jun-30 Sep 1944. 


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 29 Aug 2018.


Supersedes statement prepared on 19 Nov 1996. 


Emblem. Approved on 23 Oct 1995. 


Prepared by Daniel L. Haulman.