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86 Aerial Port Squadron (AFRC)

Lineage.  Constituted as 86 Air Terminal Squadron, and activated, on 22 Mar 1960.  Organized in the Reserve on 8 Jun 1960.  Redesignated as 86 Aerial Port Squadron on 1 Jul 1967.  Ordered to Active Service on 13 May 1968.  Relieved from Active Duty on 12 Dec 1968.

Assignments.  2648 Air Reserve Center, 8 Jun 1960; 2477 Air Force Reserve Sector, 1 Jul 1961; Sixth Air Force Reserve Region, 1 Jul 1965; 62 Military Airlift Wing, 13 May 1968; Sixth Air Force Reserve Region, 12 Dec 1968; Western Air Force Reserve Region, 31 Dec 1969; 446 Military Airlift (later, 446 Airlift) Wing, 1 Aug 1973; 446 Operations Group, 1 Aug 1992; 446 Mission Support Group, 1 Oct 2002-.

Stations.  McChord AFB, WA, 8 Jun 1960-.

Service Streamers.  None.

Campaign Streamers.  None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Oct 2006-30 Sep 2007.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Sep 1982-31 Aug 1984; 1 Aug 1990-31 Jul 1992; 1 Oct 1999-30 Sep 2001; 1 Oct 2003-30 Sep 2005.  Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 2 Jul 1966-12 Dec 1968.

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

Supersedes statement prepared on 16 Aug 2012.

Emblem.  Approved on 27 Oct 1961.

Prepared by Margaret Ream.