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402 Intelligence Squadron (AFISRA)

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 139 Signal Radio Intelligence Company on 7 Feb 1942. Activated on 14 Feb 1942. Redesignated as: 2 Radio Squadron, Mobile (G) on 19 Feb 1944; 2 Radio Squadron, Mobile, on 14 Nov 1946. Inactivated on 8 May 1955. Disbanded on 15 Jun 1983. Reconstituted, and consolidated (1 Oct 1993) with the 6911 Security Squadron (Mobile), which was designated and organized on 1 Jul 1963. Redesignated as: 6911 Electronic Security Group on 1 Aug 1979; 6911 Electronic Security Squadron on 1 Jul 1981. Inactivated on 1 Apr 1993. Redesignated as 402 Intelligence Squadron, and activated, on 1 Oct 1993. Inactivated on 24 May 2000. Redesignated as 402 Expeditionary Intelligence Squadron, and converted to provisional status, on 3 Oct 2002. Returned to permanent status, and redesignated as 402 Intelligence Squadron, on 2 Dec 2010. Activated on 1 Oct 2011.
 
Assignments. Third Air Force, 14 Feb 1942; Fourth Air Force, c. 7 Aug 1944; United States Forces in the European Theater of Operations, 6 Mar 1945; XII Tactical Air Command, 20 May 1945; Ninth Air Force, 12 Jun 1945; XII Tactical Air Command, 28 Nov 1945; Army Security Agency, Europe, 4 Jan 1946; United States Forces European Theater, 15 Apr 1946; United States Air Force Security Service, 1 Feb 1949; 6910 Security Group, 25 Apr 1952-8 May 1955. 6910 Security Wing, 1 Jul 1963; European Security Region, 31 Jan 1970; United States Air Force Security Service, 30 Jun 1972; 6955 Security Group. 1 Jul 1974; United States Air Force Security Service (later, Electronic Security Command), 15 May 1975; Electronic Security, Europe, 30 Sep 1980; 6910 Electronic Security Wing, 1 Jul 1981; Electronic Security, Europe (later, European Electronic Security Division), 1 Jan 1985; 6910 Electronic Security Wing, 1 Sep 1987; 691 Electronic Security Wing, 15 Jul 1988; 26 Intelligence Wing, 1 Oct 1991-1 Apr 1993. 26 Intelligence Group, 1 Oct 1993-24 May 2000. United States Air Forces in Europe to activate or inactivate at any time on or after 3 Oct 2003. 693 Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group, 1 Oct 2011-.
 
Stations. MacDill Field, FL, 14 Feb 1942; Camp Pinedale, CA, 7 Aug 1944-6 Mar 1945; not manned, 6 Mar-7 Apr 1945; Vittel, France, 7 Apr 1945; Heidelberg, Germany, 24 Apr 1945; Darmstadt, Germany, 8 Jun 1945; Bad Vibel, Germany, 16 Jan 1946; Herzo AB, Germany, 2 Dec 1946; Darmstadt Mil Post, Germany, 26 Feb 1949-8 May 1955. Darmstadt, Germany, 1 Jul 1963; Rhein-Main AB, Germany, 1 Jul 1972; Hahn AB, Germany, 25 Jul 1975-1 Apr 1993. Bad Aibling, Germany, 1 Oct 1993-24 May 2000. Darmstadt, Germany, 1 Oct 2011-.
 
Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Central Europe.
 
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1979-30 Jun 1980; 1 Jul 1983-30 Jun 1985; 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1988; 1 Jul 1988-30 Jun 1990; 1 Jul 1990-30 Jun 1992; 1 Oct 1993-30 Sep 1994; 1 Oct 1994-30 Sep 1995; 1 Oct 1996-30 Sep 1997; 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2002.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 21 Oct 2011.

Supersedes statement prepared on 5 Nov 1997.

Emblem. Approved on 20 Jan 1984.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.