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55 Communications Squadron (ACC)

55 Communications Squadron

55 Communications Squadron

Lineage. Constituted as 55 Communications Squadron, Strategic Reconnaissance, Photo, on 29 Jun 1948. Activated on 19 Jul 1948. Redesignated as 55 Communications Squadron, Strategic Reconnaissance, on 1 Jul 1949. Inactivated on 14 Oct 1949. Redesignated as 55 Communications Squadron on 27 Oct 1950. Activated 1 Nov 1950. Inactivated on 10 Feb 1951. Activated on 14 Feb 1952. Inactivated on 16 Jun 1952. Activated on 1 Apr 1993-.

Assignments. 55 Air Base Group, 19 Jul 1948-14 Oct 1949. 55 Air Base Group, 1 Nov 1950-10 Feb 1951. 55 Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, 14 Feb 1952-16 Jun 1952; 55 Communications Group 1 Apr 1993-,

Stations. Topeka (later, Forbes) AFB, KS, 19 Jul 1948-14 Oct 1949. Ramey AFB, PR, 1 Nov 1950-10 Feb1951. Ramey AFB, FR 14 Feb-16 Jun 1952. Offutt AFB, NE 1 Apr 1993-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Meritorious Unit Awards: 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006; 1 Jun 2006-31 May 2007; 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2008; 1 Jun 2008-31 May 2009; 1 Jun 2009-31 May 2010; 1 Jun 2012-31 May 2014; 1 Jun 2014-31 May 2015; 1 Jun 2016-31 May 2017. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Aug 1993-31 Jul 1995; 1 Jun 1999-31 May 2001; 1 Jun 2011-31 May 2012; 1 Jun 2015-31 May 2016.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 4 Mar 2019.

Supersedes statement prepared Sep 1996.

Emblem. Approved on 10 Jun 1997.

Prepared by James M. Musser

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.