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8 Logistics Readiness Squadron (PACAF)

8LRS

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Lineage.  Constituted as 8 Supply Squadron, Fighter, Single Engine on 10 Aug 1948.  Activated on 18 Aug 1948.  Redesignated as:  8 Supply Squadron, Fighter, Jet on 1 Jan 1950; 8 Supply Squadron on 20 Jan 1950.  Inactivated on 1 Oct 1957.  Activated on 1 Dec 1965.  Organized on 8 Dec 1965.  Redesignated as 8 Logistics Readiness Squadron on 15 Jan 2003.

Assignments.  8 Maintenance and Supply Group, 18 Aug 1948-1 Oct 1957.  8 Tactical Fighter Wing, 8 Dec 1965; 8 Logistics Group, 3 Feb 1992; 8 Mission Support Group, 5 Aug 2002-.

Stations.  Ashiya Afld, Japan, 18 Aug 1948; Itazuke Afld (later AB), Japan, 25 Mar 1949; Pyongyang, North Korea, 1 Dec 1950; Seoul Afld, South Korea, 1 Dec 1950; Itazuke AB, Japan, 9 Dec 1950; Kimpo AB, South Korea, 25 Jun 1951; Suwon AB, South Korea, 25 Aug 1951; Itazuke AB, Japan, 19 Oct 1954-1 Oct 1957.  Ubon Afld (later, Ubon Royal Thai AFB), Thailand, 8 Dec 1965; Kunsan AB, South Korea, 16 Sep 1974-.

Service Streamers.  None

Campaign Streamers.  Korea: CCF Intervention 1950-1951; CCF Spring Offensive 1951; UN Summer-Fall Offensive 1951; Second Korean Winter 1951-1952;  Korea Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter 1952-1953; Korea Summer 1953.  Vietnam: Vietnam Defensive 1965-1966; Vietnam Air 1966; Vietnam Air Offensive 1966-1967; Vietnam Air Offensive Phase II 1967-1968;  Vietnam Air Offensive Phase III 1968; Vietnam Air Offensive Phase IV 1968-1969; TET 69/Counteroffensive 1969; Vietnam Summer/Fall 1969; Vietnam Winter/Spring 1969-1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive 1970; Southwest Monsoon 1970; Commando Hunt V 1970-1971; Commando Hunt VI 1971; Commando Hunt VII 1971-1972; Vietnam Ceasefire 1972-1973.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None 

Decorations.  Presidential Unit Citations:  (Southeast Asia) 16 Dec 1966-2 Jan 1967; 1 Mar 1967-31 Mar 1968; 1 Jan-1 Apr 1971.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device:  16 Dec 1965-15 Dec 1966; 1 Apr-30 Sep 1968; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1970; 1 Oct 1971-31 Mar 1972; 1 Apr-22 Oct 1972; 18 Dec 1972-27 Jan 1973.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Apr 1977-31 Mar 1978; 1 Jun 1986-31 May 1988; 1 Aug 1995-31 Jun 1997; 1 Oct 2003-30 Sep 2005; 1 Oct 2005-30 Sep 2007; 1 Nov 2009-31 Oct 2011.  Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citations:  27 Jun 1950-31 Jan 1951; 1 Feb 1951-31 Mar 1953.  Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm:  1 Apr 1966-28 Jan 1973.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 2 Mar 2021.

Supersedes statement prepared on 25 Aug 2003.

Emblem.  Approved on 1 Sep 1998.

Prepared by Margaret Ream.