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Air Command and Staff College (AETC)

Air Command and Staff College

Air Command and Staff College

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.