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355 Equipment Maintenance Squadron (ACC)

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

Lineage. Constituted as 355 Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, and activated on 13 Apr 1962. Organized on 8 Jul 1962. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 1 Oct 1962. Consolidated (22 Oct 1984) with the 355 Field Maintenance Squadron, which was constituted, and activated, on 20 Sep 1962. Organized on 1 Oct 1962. Inactivated on 10 Dec 1970. Activated on 1 Jul 1971. Redesignated as 355 Equipment Maintenance Squadron on 1 Jan 1978.

Assignments. 355 Tactical Fighter Wing, 8 Jul 1962-10 Dec 1970. 355 Tactical Fighter (later, 355 Tactical Training; 355 Fighter) Wing, 1 Jul 1971; 355 Logistics (later, 355 Maintenance) Group, 1 May 1992-.

Stations. George AFB, CA, 8 Jul 1962; McConnell AFB, KS, 21 Jul 1964-8 Nov 1965; Takhli AB, RTAFB, Thailand, 8 Nov 1965-10 Dec 1970. Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 1 Jul 1971-.
 
Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Defensive; Vietnam Air; Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; TET 69/Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer/Fall 1969; Vietnam Winter/Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon; Commando Hunt V.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Presidential Unit Citations (Southeast Asia): 1 Jan-10 Oct 1966; 11-12 Aug and 24-28 Oct 1967. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device: 12 Oct 1966-11 Apr 1967; 12 Apr 1967-11 Apr 1968; 1 Jun 1969-24 Nov 1970. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1971-1 Jun 1973; 1 Oct 1976-31 Dec 1977; 1 Apr 1992-31 Jul 1993; 1 Aug 1993-31 Jul 1994; 1 Jun 1995-31 May 1997; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006; 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2009. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966-10 Dec 1970.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through May 2012.

Supersedes statement prepared on 17 Nov 2000.

Emblem. Approved on 24 Jul 1978.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.