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355 Mission Support Group (ACC)

Lineage. Established as 355 Combat Support Group, and activated, on 3 Nov 1965. Organized on 8 Nov 1965. Inactivated on 10 Dec 1970. Activated on 30 Sep 1976. Inactivated on 1 Oct 1981. Redesignated as 355 Support Group, and activated, on 1 May 1992. Redesignated as 355 Mission Support Group on 30 Sep 2002.

Assignments. 355 Tactical Fighter Wing, 8 Nov 1965-10 Dec 1970. 355 Tactical Fighter Wing, 30 Sep 1976; Tactical Training, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 1 Apr 1977; 836 Air Division, 1 Jan-1 Oct 1981. 355 Wing (later, 355 Fighter Wing), 1 May 1992-.

Stations. Takhli RTAFB, Thailand, 8 Nov 1965-10 Dec 1970. Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 30 Sep 1976-1 Oct 1981. 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 Oct 1976-31 May 1978; 1 Jun 1980-31 May 1981; [1 May 1992]-1 Aug 1993; 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.