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442 Force Support Squadron (AFRC)

Lineage. Constituted as 442 Food Service Squadron on 8 May 1950. Activated in the Reserve on 22 Jun 1950. Ordered to Active Service on 10 Mar 1951. Inactivated on 12 Mar 1951. Activated in the Reserve on 15 Jun 1952. Inactivated on 14 Apr 1959. Redesignated as: 442 Services Squadron on 10 Oct 1984; 442 Morale, Welfare, Recreation, and Services Squadron on 1 Aug 1992. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Aug 1992. Redesignated as: 442 Morale, Welfare, Recreation, and Services Flight on 1 Oct 1992; 442 Services Flight on 1 Jan 1994. Inactivated on 1 Sep 1994. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Oct 2002. Redesignated as 442 Force Support Squadron on 15 Oct 2010.

Assignments. 442 Air Base Group, 22 Jun 1950-12 Mar 1951. 442 Air Base Group, 15 Jun 1952-14 Apr 1959. 442 Support Group, 1 Aug 1992-1 Sep 1994. 442 Mission Support Group, 1 Oct 2002-.

Stations. Olathe NAS, KS, 22 Jun 1950-12 Mar 1951. Olathe NAS, KS, 15 Jun 1952; Grandview (later, Richards-Gebaur) AFB, MO, 3 Apr 1955-14 Apr 1959. Richards-Gebaur, AFB, MO, 1 Aug 1992-1 Sep 1994. Whiteman AFB, MO, 1 Oct 2002-.

Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Mar 2003-28 Feb 2005; 1 Mar 2005-28 Feb 2007; 15 Aug 2007-14 Aug 2009.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through Nov 2010.

Supersedes statement prepared on 4 Nov 2002.

Emblem. None on file. Squadron may submit and request approval of an emblem in accordance with AFI 84-105, Chapter 3.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.