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452 Security Forces Squadron (AFRC)

Lineage. Constituted as 452 Air Police Squadron on 28 Jul 1950. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Aug 1950. Ordered to Active Service on 10 Aug 1950. Relieved from Active Duty, and inactivated, on 10 May 1952. Activated in the Reserve on 13 Jun 1952. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 17 Jan 1963. Consolidated (12 Oct 1984) with the 452 Weapons System Security Flight, which was constituted on 15 Jul 1976. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Oct 1976. Redesignated as: 452 Security Police Flight on 15 Aug 1988; 452 Security Police Squadron on 1 Oct 1992; 452 Security Forces Squadron on 1 Jul 1997.

Assignments. 452 Air Base Group, 1 Aug 1950-10 May 1952. 452 Air Base Group, 13 Jun 1952-17 Jan 1963. 452 Combat Support (later, 452 Support; 452 Mission Support) Group, 1 Oct 1976-.

Stations. Long Beach Muni Aprt, CA, 1 Aug 1950; George AFB, CA, 10 Aug-26 Oct 1950; Itazuke AB, Japan, 15 Nov 1950; Pusan-East AB, South Korea, 23 May 1951-10 May 1952. Long Beach Muni Aprt, CA, 13 Jun 1952; March AFB, CA, 1 Nov 1960-17 Jan 1963. March AFB (later, March ARB), CA, 1 Oct 1976-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. Korea: CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall, 1952.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: [1 Oct] 1976-2 Oct 1977; 1 Jul 1991-30 Jun 1993; 1 Sep 1995-31 Aug 1996; 1 Sep 1997-31 Aug 1999; 1 Oct 2002-30 Sep 2004; 1 Oct 2004-30 Sep 2006; 1 Oct 2008-30 Sep 2010. Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation: [15 Nov] 1950-27 Oct 1951.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 5 Sep 2012.
 
Supersedes statement prepared on 9 Jan 2006.

Emblem. None on file. Squadron may design and request approval of an emblem in accordance with AFI 84-105, Chap 3.

Prepared by TSgt Matthew Scales.
 
Reviewed by Patsy Robertson.