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50 Communications Squadron (USSF)

50CS

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Lineage.  Constituted as 50 Communications Squadron on 15 Nov 1952.  Activated on 1 Jan 1953.  Discontinued, and inactivated, on 1 Jul 1962.  Activated on 1 May 1991.  Inactivated on 30 Sep 1991.  Redesignated as 50 Satellite Communications Squadron on 1 Jan 1992.  Activated on 30 Jan 1992.  Redesignated as: 50 Space Communications Squadron on 1 Jul 1992; 50 Communications Squadron on 1 Dec 1997; 50 Space Communications Squadron on 1 Oct 2002; 50 Communications Squadron on 24 Jul 2020.

Assignments.  50 Air Base (later, 50 Combat Support) Group, 1 Jan 1953-1 Jul 1962.  50 Tactical Fighter Wing, 1 May-30 Sep 1991.  50 Operations Group, 30 Jan 1992; 50 Communications Group, 1 Dec 1997; 50 Maintenance Group, 1 Oct 2002; 50 Communications (later, 50 Network Operations) Group, 1 Jun 2003; 50 Mission Support Group, 24 Jul 2020-.  

Stations.  Clovis AFB, NM, 1 Jan-23 Jul 1953; Hahn AB, Germany, 9 Aug 1953; Toul-Rosieres AB, France, 10 Jul 1956; Hahn AB, Germany, 1 Sep 1959-1 Jul 1962.  Hahn AB, Germany, 1 May-30 Sep 1991.  Falcon (later, Schriever) AFB (later, SFB), CO, 30 Jan 1992-.  

Service Streamers.  Global War on Terrorism – Service (GWOT-S).

Campaign Streamers.  None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: [1 May]-5 Aug 1991; 1 Oct 2000-1 Oct 2001; 1 Oct 2001-1 Oct 2002; 2 Oct 2002-2 Oct 2003; 1 Oct 2007-30 Sep 2009; 1 Jan 2015-31 Dec 2016. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 12 Jul 2021.

Supersedes statement prepared on 19 Dec 2012.

Emblem.  Approved on 3 Jan 1996; latest rendering 30 Jan 2013.

Prepared by James Musser.

Reviewed by Margaret Ream.