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434 Force Support Squadron (AFRC)

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 434 Base Headquarters and Air Base Squadron on 20 Sep 1942. Activated on 1 Oct 1942. Disbanded on 20 Jul 1944. Reconstituted, redesignated as 434 Mission Support Squadron, and activated in the Reserve on 1 Aug 1992. Redesignated as: 434 Mission Support Flight on 1 Sep 2003; 434 Force Support Squadron on 1 Dec 2010.
 
Assignments. First Air Force, 1 Oct 1942-20 Jul 1944. 434 Support (later, 434 Mission Support) Group, 1 Aug 1992-.
 
Stations. Mitchel Fld, NY, 1 Oct 1942; Trumbull Fld (later, Groton AAF), CT, 17 Nov 1942-20 Jul 1944. Grissom AFB (later, ARB), IN, 1 Aug 1992-.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Aug 1992-31 Aug 1993; 1 Sep 1994-31 Aug 1996; 1 Oct 1998-30 Sep 2000; 12 Sep 2000-11 Sep 2002.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through Jan 2011.

Supersedes statement prepared on 11 Jul 1996.

Emblem. Approved on 10 Jul 1943. Meets current standards except needs update into proper disk format.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.