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403 Force Support Squadron (AFRC)

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403 Force Support Squadron

Lineage. Constituted as 403 Base Headquarters and Air Base Squadron on 6 Aug 1942. Activated on 12 Aug 1942. Disbanded on 30 Apr 1944. Reconstituted, and redesignated as 403 Combat Support Squadron, on 7 Feb 1977. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Mar 1977. Inactivated on 1 Nov 1983. Activated in the Reserve on 1 Nov 1983. Redesignated as: 403 Mission Support Squadron on 1 Feb 1992; 403 Mission Support Flight on 1 Sep 2003; 403 Force Support Squadron on 15 Oct 2010.

Assignments. West Coast Army Air Forces Training Center (later, Army Air Forces West Coast Training Center; Army Air Forces Western Flying Training Command), 12 Aug 1942-30 Apr 1944. 403 Rescue and Weather Reconnaissance Wing, 1 Mar 1977-1 Nov 1983. 403 Rescue and Weather Reconnaissance (later, 403 Tactical Airlift; 403 Airlift) Wing, 1 Nov 1983; 403 Support (later, 403 Mission Support) Group, 1 Aug 1992-.

Stations. Luke Fld, AZ, 12 Aug 1942; Yuma Fld, AZ, 11 Sep 1942-30 Apr 1944. Selfridge ANG Base, MI, 1 Mar 1977-1 Nov 1983. Keesler AFB, MS, 1 Nov 1983-.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. None.
 
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1977-31 Dec 1978; 1 Jul 1984-30 Jun 1986; 1 May 1992-30 Apr 1994; 1 May 1994-30 Apr 1996; 1 May 1996-31 Aug 1997; 1 Jan 2004-31 Dec 2005.

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

Supersedes statement prepared on 8 Mar 2001.

Emblem. Approved 14 Mar 2016.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.