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4 Security Forces 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. Designated as Squadron B, 4 Airdrome Group, on 28 Jul 1947. Organized on 15 Aug 1947. Discontinued on 1 Aug 1948. Consolidated (12 Oct 1984) with the 4 Air Police Squadron, Fighter, Jet, which was constituted on 14 Jun 1948. Activated on 1 Aug 1948. Redesignated as: 4 Air Police Squadron on 20 Jan 1950; 4 Security Police Squadron on 1 Apr 1967; 4 Security Forces Squadron on 1 Jul 1997.

Assignments. 4 Airdrome (later, 4 Air Base; 4 Combat Support; 4 Support; 4 Mission Support) Group, 15 Aug 1947-.

Stations. Andrews Fld (later, Andrews AFB), MD, 15 Aug 1947; Langley AFB, VA, 26 Apr 1949; Newcastle County Airport (later, Newcastle AFB), DE, 9 Sep-10 Nov 1950; Johnson AB, Japan, 20 Nov 1950; Bofu AB, Japan, 24 Jan 1951; Suwon AB, South Korea, 20 Mar 1951; Kimpo AB, South Korea, 20 Aug 1951; Chitose AB, Japan, 10 Nov-8 Dec 1957; Seymour-Johnson AFB, NC, 8 Dec 1957-.

Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. Korea: First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall,1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea, Summer-Fall,1953.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Jun 2008-30 Apr 2010. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1967-30 Jun 1968; 16 Sep 1973-15 Apr 1974; 22 Nov 1974-31 Dec 1975; 2 Feb 1976-18 Apr 1977; 1 Jun 1982-31 May 1984; 1 Jan 1987-30 Jun 1988; 1 Jul 1989-22 Apr 1991; 23 Apr 1991-31 Mar 1993; 1 Jun 1994-31 May 1996; 1 Jun 2000-31 May 2002; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2003. Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citations: 1 Nov 1951-30 Sep1952; 1 Oct 1952-31 Mar 1953.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 23 Jun 2011.

Supersedes statement prepared on 11 May 1999.

Emblem. Approved on 3 Jul 1958; squadron should request update of emblem to standardize emblem in accordance with AFI 84-105, Chapter 3.

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