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355 Medical Group (ACC)

Lineage. Constituted as 355 USAF Infirmary on 20 Jun 1955. Activated on 18 Aug 1955. Redesignated as 355 USAF Dispensary on 8 May 1957. Inactivated on 8 Jan 1958. Redesignated as 355 Tactical Dispensary, and activated, on 3 Nov 1965. Organized on 8 Nov 1965. Redesignated as 355 USAF Dispensary on 1 Nov 1967. Inactivated on 10 Dec 1970. Redesignated as 355 Medical Group, and activated, on 1 May 1992.

Assignments. 355 Fighter Group, 18 Aug 1955-8 Jan 1958. 355 Tactical Fighter Wing, 8 Nov 1965-10 Dec 1970. 355 Wing (later, 355 Fighter Wing), 1 May 1992-.

Stations. McGhee-Tyson Muni Aprt, TN, 18 Aug 1955-8 Jan 1958. Takhli RTAFB, Thailand, 8 Nov 1965-10 Dec 1970. Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 1 May 1992-.

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, 1969-1970; 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 Jul 1969-24 Nov 1970. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1956-30 Jun 1957; 1 Jun 1995-31 May 1997; 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 Aug 2011.

Supersedes statement prepared on 23 Feb 2001.

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

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.