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917 Force Support Squadron (AFRC)

Lineage. Constituted as 917 Combat Support Squadron, and activated, on 28 Dec 1952. Organized in the Reserve on 17 Jan 1963. Redesignated as: 917 Support Squadron on 1 Dec 1965; 917 Combat Support Squadron on 1 Apr 1972; 917 Mission Support Squadron on 1 Feb 1992; 917 Mission Support Flight on 1 Sep 2003; 917 Force Support Squadron on 15 Oct 2010.
 
Assignments. 917 Troop Carrier Group (later, 917 Air Transport Group; 917 Military Airlift Group; 917 Special Operations Group; 917 Tactical Fighter Group; 917 Tactical Fighter Wing; 917 Fighter Wing), 17 Jan 1963; 917 Support (later, 917 Mission Support) Group, 1 Aug 1992-.
 
Stations. Barksdale AFB, LA, 17 Jan 1963-.

Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Aug 1967-25 Oct 1968; 2 Jul 1993-1 Jul 1995; 1 Oct 1997-30 Sep 1999; 1 Oct 2001-1 Aug 2003; 1 Oct 2007-30 Sep 2009.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through Jan 2011.

Supersedes statement prepared on 31 Jul 2001.

Emblem. None on file. Squadron may design and request approval of an emblem in accordance with AFI 84-105, Chapter 3.
 
Prepared by Patsy Robertson.

Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.