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432 Security Forces Squadron (ACC)

 

Lineage.  Constituted as 432 Air Police Squadron, activated, and organized, on 18 Sep 1966.  Redesignated as 432 Security Police Squadron on 15 May 1967.  Inactivated on 15 Mar 1976.  Activated on 1 Oct 1984.  Inactivated on 1 Oct 1994.  Redesignated to 432 Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, and converted to provisional status, on 16 Jan 2002.  Remained inactive.  Withdrawn from provisional status, and redesignated as 432 Security Forces Squadron, on 16 Feb 2007.  Activated on 11 Jul 2019.     

Assignments.  432 Combat Support Group, 18 Sep 1966-15 Mar 1976.  432 Combat Support (later, 432 Support) Group, 1 Oct 1984-1 Oct 1994.  Pacific Air Forces, 16 Jan 2002-16 Feb 2007.  432 Mission Support Group, 11 Jul 2019-.

Stations.  Udorn Airfield (later, Udorn Royal Thai AFB), Thailand, 18 Sep 1966-15 Mar 1976.  Misawa AB, Japan, 1 Oct 1984-1 Oct 1994.  Creech AFB, NV, 11 Jul 2019-.

Service Streamers.  None.

Campaign Streamers.  Vietnam: Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III; Vietnam Air/Ground; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; TET 69/Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer-Fall, 1969; Vietnam Winter-Spring, 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon; Commando Hunt V; Commando Hunt VI; Commando Hunt VII; Vietnam Ceasefire.  

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Presidential Unit Citations (Southeast Asia): 19 Sep 1967-1 Nov 1968; 1 Nov 1968-31 Oct 1969; 1 Apr-22 Oct 1972.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat “V” Device: 18 Sep 1966-18 Sep 1967; 21 Nov 1969-20 Nov 1970; 21 Nov 1970-6 Apr 1971; 3 Oct 1972; 18 Dec 1972-27 Jan 1973.  Meritorious Unit Award: [11 Jul 2019]-31 May 2020.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan-31 Dec 1991; 1 Oct 1992-30 Sep 1994.  Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 18 Sep 1966-28 Jan 1973.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 13 May 2021.

Supersedes statement prepared on 6 Aug 1984. 

Emblem.  Pending.

Prepared by Margaret Ream.