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42 Cyberspace Operations Squadron (AFRC)

 

Lineage.  Constituted as 42 Communications Squadron, Command, on 18 Oct 1949.  Activated on 17 Nov 1949.  Redesignated as 42 Communications Squadron, Air Force, on 24 Sep 1951.  Inactivated on 1 Jan 1960.  Disbanded on 15 Jun 1983.  Reconstituted, and redesignated as 42 Combat Communications Squadron, on 11 Jul 1989.  Activated on 1 Oct 1989.  Inactivated on 1 Oct 1990.  Activated on 1 Oct 2009.  Redesignated as 42 Cyberspace Operations Squadron on 12 Aug 2016. 

Assignments.  Eastern Air Defense Force, 17 Nov 1949-1 Jan 1960.  4 Combat Communications Group, 1 Oct 1989-1 Oct 1990.  514 Mission Support Group, 1 Oct 2009; Tenth Air Force, 1 Oct 2012; 960 Cyberspace Operations Group, 1 Mar 2013-.

Stations.  Mitchel AFB, NY, 17 Nov 1949; Stewart AFB, NY, 28 Jul 1950-1 Jan 1960.  Kwang Ju AB, South Korea, 1 Oct 1989-1 Oct 1990.  McGuire AFB (later, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst) NJ, 1 Oct 2009; Scott AFB, IL, 12 Aug 2016-. 

Service Streamers.  None. 

Campaign Streamers.  None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Oct 2018-30 Sep 2019.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Oct 1989-[1 Oct 1990]; 1 Oct 2010-30 Sep 2012.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 24 May 2021.

Supersedes statement prepared on 9 Sep 2016.

Emblem.  Pending.  

Prepared by James Musser.

Reviewed by Margaret Ream.