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434 Communications Squadron (AFRC)

434 Communications Squadron

434 Communications Squadron

Lineage. Constituted 434 Communications Squadron, Troop Carrier, Medium and activated in the Reserve, on 1 Jul 1949. Redesignated 434 Communications Squadron on 1 Mar 1950. Ordered to Active Service on 1 May 1951. Relieved from Active Duty on 15 Dec 1952. Inactivated on 1 Feb 1953. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Feb 1953. Inactivated on 14 Apr 1959. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Dec 1986. Redesignated 434 Communications Flight on 1 Aug 1992; 434 Communications Squadron on 1 Apr 1997.

Honors.

Service Streamers. None

Campaign Streamers. None

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Sep 1988-31 Aug 1990; 1

Jun 1992-31 Aug 1993; 1 Sep 1994-31 Aug 1996; 1 Oct 1998-30 Sep 2000.

Assignments. 434 Air Base Group, 1 Jul 1949-1 Feb 1953. 434 Air Base Group, 1 Feb 1953-14 Apr 1959. 434 Combat Support (later, 434 Support) Group, 1 Dec 1986-.

Stations. Atterbury AFB, IN, 1 Jul 1949; Lawson AFB, GA, 23 Jan 1952-1 Feb 1953. Atterbury (later, Bakalar) AFB, IN, 1 Feb 1953-14 Apr 1959. Grissom AFB (later,

ARB), IN, 1 Dec 1986-.

Emblem. None. Squadron may design and request approval of an emblem in accordance with AFI 84-105.

Date Prepared. 16 Mar 2001

Supersedes statement prepared on 10 Dec 1986.

Prepared by Helen Weaver

Approved by Judy G. Endicott