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26 Network Operations Squadron (ACC)

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.  Designated as 1987 Communications Squadron, and organized, on 1 Jun 1966.  Redesignated as: 1987 Information Systems Squadron on 1 Jan 1986; 1987 Communications Squadron on 1 Nov 1986; 3415 Communications Squadron on 1 Apr 1991.  Inactivated on 28 Jun 1994.  Redesignated as 26 Network Operations Squadron on 11 Aug 2009.  Activated on 18 Aug 2009.    

Assignments.  1974 Communications Group, 1 Jun 1966; Northern Communications Area (later, Continental Communications Division), 31 Oct 1975; Air Training Information Systems (later, Air Training Communications) Division, 1 Jan 1986; Lowry Technical Training Center, 1 Oct 1990; 3415 Support Group, 1 Feb 1992-28 Jun 1994.  26 Network Operations (later, 26 Cyberspace Operations) Group, 18 Aug 2009-.

Stations.  Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Thailand, 1 Jun 1966; Lowry AFB, CO, 31 Oct 1975-28 Jun 1994.  Gunter Annex, Maxwell AFB, AL, 18 Aug 2009-. 

Service Streamers.  Global War on Terrorism-Service (GWOT-S).

Campaign Streamers.   Vietnam: Vietnam Air; Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III; Vietnam Air/Ground; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; TET 69/Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer-Fall, 1969; Vietnam Winter-Spring, 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon; Commando Hunt V;  Commando Hunt VI; Commando Hunt VII; Vietnam Ceasefire.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Presidential Unit Citation (Southeast Asia), 1 Nov 1968-1 May 1969.   Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat “V” Device: 22 Oct 1968-30 Jun 1970; 1 Jul 1970-30 Jun 1971; 1 Jul 1971-30 Jun 1972; 1 Jul 1972-30 Jun 1973; 1 Oct 2010-30 Sep 2012.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1-30 Jun 1966; 1 Jul 1967-30 Jun 1968; 1 Jul 1968-30 Jun 1969; 1 Jan 1976-31 Dec 1977; 1 Jul 1988-30 Jun 1990; 1 Oct 2012-30 Sep 2013; 1 Oct 2013-30 Sep 2015.  Air Force Organizational Excellence Awards: 1 Oct 1988-30 Sep 1989; 1 Oct 1992-28 Jun 1994.  Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Jun 1966-28 Jan 1973. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 18 Jul 2019. 

Supersedes statement prepared on Oct 2014.

Emblem.  Approved on 19 Mar 1982.

Prepared by Jon K. Gray.

Reviewed by James M. Musser.