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959 Surgical Operations Squadron (AETC)

Lineage.  Constituted as 959 Surgical Operations Squadron on 5 Mar 1998.  Activated on 1 Apr 1998.  Redesignated as 59 Emergency Medicine Squadron on 31 May 2007.  Inactivated on 16 Nov 2012.  Redesignated as 959 Surgical Operations Squadron on 30 Nov 2020.  Activated on 15 Dec 2020.

Assignments.  59 Surgical Operations (later, 59 Inpatient Operations) Group, 1 Apr 1998; 59 Medical Operations Group, 28 Oct 2010-16 Nov 2012.  959 Medical Group, 15 Dec 2020-.

Stations.  Lackland AFB (later, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland), TX, 1 Apr 1998-16 Nov 2012.  Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, TX, 15 Dec 2020-.

Service Streamers.  None. 

Campaign Streamers.  None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  [1 Apr]-30 Jun 1998; 1 Jul 1998-30 Jun 1999; 1 Jan 2000-31 Dec 2001; 1 Jan 2002-31 Dec 2003; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2004; 1 Jan 2005-30 Jun 2006; 1 Jul 2006-30 Jun 2007; 1 Jul 2007-30 Jun 2008; 1 Jul 2008-30 Jun 2009; 1 Jul 2009-30 Jun 2010; 1 Jul 2010-30 Jun 2011.  

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 4 Oct 2021.

Supersedes statement prepared on 1 Aug 2010.

Emblem.  Approved on 9 Sep 2008. 

Prepared by Melissa Lahue.

Reviewed by Margaret Ream.