1 Weather Group (ACC)

Lineage.  Established as 1 Weather Group on 29 Aug 1945.  Activated on 20 Sep 1945.   Inactivated on 1 Jun 1948.  Activated on 20 Apr 1952.  Inactivated on 8 Oct 1956.  Activated on 16 Jun 1966.  Organized on 8 Jul 1966.  Inactivated on 30 Jun 1972.  Activated on 15 Jun 1992.  Inactivated on 1 Jul 1994.  Activated on 3 May 2006.
Assignments.  Army Air Forces Pacific, 20 Sep 1945; AAF Weather Service, 12 Oct 1945; 43 Weather Wing, 14 Aug 1946-1 Jun 1948.  Military Air Transport Service, 20 Apr 1952-8 Oct 1956.  Military Airlift Command, 16 Jun 1966; 1 Weather Wing, 8 Jul 1966-30 Jun 1972.  Air Combat Command, 15 Jun 1992-1 Jul 1994.  Air Force Weather Agency (later, 557 Weather Wing), 3 May 2006-.

Stations.   Manila, Philippines, 20 Sep 1945; Tokyo, Japan, 16 May 1946-1 Jun 1948.  Offutt AFB, NE, 20 Apr 1952-8 Oct 1956.  Tan Son Nhut AB, Vietnam, 8 Jul 1966-30 Jun 1972.  Fort McPherson, GA, 15 Jun 1992-1 Jul 1994.  Offutt AFB, NE, 3 May 2006-.

Service Streamers.  World War II: Asiatic-Pacific Theater.  

Campaign Streamers.  Vietnam:  Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II;  Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III;  Vietnam Air/Ground; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; TET 69/Counteroffensive;  Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969;  Vietnam Winter-Spring, 1970; Southwest Monsoon; Commando Hunt V; Commando Hunt VI; Commando Hunt VII. 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with “V” Device: 1 Jan-31 Dec 1971.  Meritorious Unit Awards: 1 Jun 2015-31 May 2016; 1 Jun 2020-31 May 2021.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 8 Jul 1966-1 Jul 1967; 2 Jul 1967-30 Jun 1969; 1 Jul 1970-30 Jun 1972; 1 Apr 2007-31 Dec 2008; 1 Jun 2018-31 May 2020.  Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm, 8 Jul 1966-30 Jun 1972.    

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 2 Feb 2022.

Supersedes statement prepared on 3 May 2006.

Emblem.  Approved on 12 Nov 1993.

Prepared by Melissa Lahue.

Reviewed by Margaret Ream.