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419 Force Support Squadron (AFRC)

Lineage. Constituted as 419 Base Headquarters and Air Base Squadron on 21 Aug 1942. Activated on 26 Aug 1942. Disbanded on 1 Apr 1944. Reconstituted, and redesignated as 419 Combat Support Squadron on 22 Feb 1982. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Oct 1982. Redesignated as: 419 Mission Support Squadron on 1 Feb 1992; 419 Mission Support Flight on 1 Sep 2003; 419 Force Support Squadron on 15 Oct 2010.

Assignments. Air Service Command, 26 Aug 1942; Army Air Forces Southeast Training Center, 2 Jan 1943; Second Air Force, 8 Mar 1943-1 Apr 1944. 419 Tactical Fighter (later, 419 Fighter) Wing, 1 Oct 1982; 419 Support (later, 419 Mission Support) Group, 1 Aug 1992-.

Stations. Dyersburg, TN, 26 Aug 1942-1 Apr 1944. Hill AFB, UT, 1 Oct 1982-.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: [1 Oct 1982]-31 Jul 1983; 2 Aug 1983-2 Aug 1985; 1 Jul 1987-31 Aug 1989; 1 Apr 1994-31 Mar 1996; 1 Jul 2005-30 Jun 2007; 1 Jul 2007-30 Jun 2008; 1 Jul 2008-30 Jun 2009.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through Nov 2010.

Supersedes statement prepared on 12 Mar 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.