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7 Combat Weather Squadron (USAFE)

7CWXS

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Lineage.  Constituted as Air Corps Detachment, Weather, Hawaii on 15 Nov 1940.  Activated on 1 Jan 1941.  Redesignated as: 7 Air Corps Squadron, Weather (Regional Control) on 18 Nov 1941; 7 Weather Squadron on 24 Apr 1943.  Disbanded on 10 Feb 1945.  Reconstituted on 1 Jun 1959.  Activated on 8 Jul 1959.  Inactivated on 1 Jul 1994.  Activated on 30 Sep 1996. Redesignated as 7 Combat Weather Squadron on 1 Oct 2020.

Assignments.  17 Air Base Command, 1 Jan 1941; Headquarters, Hickam Field, T.H., c. 27 Oct 1941; Hawaiian Department Air Force, 18 Nov 1941; Hawaiian Air Force Base Command (later, VII Air Force Base Command), 22 Jan 1942; Headquarters, Hickam Field, T. H., 10 Feb 1942; Seventh Air Force, 19 Apr 1943; United States Army Forces, Central Pacific Area, 12 May 1944; Army Air Forces, Pacific Ocean Area, 1 Aug 1944; 1 Provisional Weather Group, 4 Sep 1944-10 Feb 1945.  2 Weather Wing, 8 Jul 1959; United States Air Forces in Europe, 30 Sep 1991-1 Jul 1994.  4 Air Support Operations Group, 30 Sep 1996; United States Air Forces in Europe, 3 Mar 1998; 4 Air Support Operations Group, 1 Oct 2005-.

Stations.  Hickam Field, T.H., 1 Jan 1941-10 Feb 1945.  Heidelberg, Germany, 8 Jul 1959-1 Jul 1994.  Heidelberg, Germany, 30 Sep 1996; Wiesbaden, Germany, 31 Mar 2013-.

Service Streamers.  None.

Campaign Streamers.  World War II:  Central Pacific.  Kosovo: Kosovo Air.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat “V” Device: 1 Jul 2002-30 Jun 2004; 1 Jul 2004-30 Sep 2005.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1968-31 Dec 1969; 1 Jul 1972-30 Jun 1974; 1 Jul 1975-30 Jun 1977; 1 Jul 1977-30 Jun 1979; 1 Jul 1982-30 Jun 1984; 1 Jul 1984-30 Jun 1986; 1 Jul 1990-30 Sep 1991; 1 Jul 1995-30 Jun 1997; 1 Jan 2006-31 Dec 2007; 1 Jan 2008-30 Jun 2009; 16 Jul 2009-31 Dec 2010; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2011; 1 Jan 2015-31 Dec 2016; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2017; 1 Jan 2018-31 Dec 2019. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 22 Sep 2021.

Supersedes statement prepared on 16 Mar 2016.

Emblem.  Approved on 21 Feb 1961; latest rendering, 15 Sep 2015.

Prepared by James Musser.

Reviewed by Margaret Ream.