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459 Mission Support Group (AFRC)

Lineage. Established as 459 Air Base Group on 30 Dec 1954. Activated in the Reserve on 26 Jan 1955. Disestablished, and inactivated, on 17 Jan 1963. Redesignated as 459 Support Group, and activated in the Reserve, on 1 Aug 1992. Redesignated as 459 Mission Support Group on 1 Oct 2002.
 
Assignments. 459 Troop Carrier Wing, 26 Jan 1955-17 Jan 1963. 459 Airlift (later, 459 Air Refueling) Wing, 1 Aug 1992-.
 
Stations. Andrews AFB, MD, 26 Jan 1955-17 Jan 1963. Andrews AFB (later, Joint Base Andrews), MD, 1 Aug 1992-.

Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Oct 1993-30 Sep 1995; 1 May 2002-30 Apr 2004; 1 Jan 2005-31 Dec 2006.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 28 Nov 2012.

Supersedes statement prepared on 16 Jul 1996.

Emblem. Group will use the wing emblem with the group designation in the scroll.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.