Air Command and Staff College (AETC)

Lineage.  Established as Air Command and Staff School, and organized, on 22 Dec 1948.  Redesignated as: Air Command and Staff College on 1 Nov 1954; Command and Staff College on 1 Jul 1959; Air Command and Staff College on 1 Jul 1962.

Assignments.  Air University, 22 Dec 1948; Carl A. Spaatz Center for Officer Education, 20 May 2008-.

Stations.  Maxwell AFB, AL, 22 Dec 1948-.

Antecedent.  On 12 Mar 1946, the function of this organization began with the establishment of the Air Command and Staff School as a named activity, not a unit.  On 22 Dec 1948, this named activity was replaced by Headquarters, Air Command and Staff School, which was a permanent establishment. 

Service Streamers.  None.

Campaign Streamers.  None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1965-31 Dec 1966; 1 Jan 1970-31 Dec 1971; 1 Jan 1976-31 Dec 1977; 1 Jan 1979-31 Dec 1980.  Air Force Organizational Excellence Awards: 6 Jun 1986-5 Jun 1988; 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1995; 1 Jul 1995-30 Jun 1996; 1 Jul 1996-30 Jun 1998; 1 Jul 1998-30 Jun 2000; 1 Jul 2000-30 Jun 2002; 1 Jul 2002-30 Jun 2004; 1 Jul 2004-30 Jun 2006; 1 Jul 2006-30 Jun 2008; 1 Jul 2008-30 Jun 2010. 

Emblem.  Approved on 28 Nov 1952.

Date Prepared.  30 May 2013. 

Supersedes statement prepared on 5 Mar 2003. 

Prepared by Daniel L. Haulman.

Reviewed by Patsy Robertson.