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824 Base Defense 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. Constituted as 824 Air Police Squadron on 15 Apr 1953. Activated on 20 Jun 1953. Inactivated on 1 Dec 1957. Redesignated as 824 Combat Defense Squadron, and activated, on 11 Feb 1960. Organized on 15 Mar 1960. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 1 Sep 1964. Redesignated as 824 Air Police Squadron, and activated, on 23 Nov 1964. Organized on 8 Dec 1964. Redesignated as 824 Security Police Squadron on 15 May 1967. Inactivated on 30 Sep 1974. Redesignated as 824 Security Forces Squadron on 15 Sep 2001. Activated on 14 Nov 2001. Redesignated as 824 Base Defense Squadron on 30 Sep 2010.
 
Assignments. 824 Air Base Group, 20 Jun 1953-1 Dec 1957. 824 Combat Support Group, 15 Mar 1960-1 Sep 1964. 824 Combat Support Group, 8 Dec 1964-30 Sep 1974. 820 Security Forces (later, 820 Base Defense) Group, 14 Nov 2001-.

Stations. Carswell AFB, TX, 20 Jun 1953-1 Dec 1957. Carswell AFB, TX, 15 Mar 1960-1 Sep 1964. Kadena AB, Okinawa, 8 Dec 1964-30 Sep 1974. Moody AFB, GA, 14 Nov 2001-.

Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device: 22 Sep 2001-16 Apr 2002; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2003. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Aug 1964-5 Jun 1965; 6 Jun 1965-31 Dec 1966; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1967; 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006; 25 Jan 2008-31 May 2009. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 1 Apr 1966-28 Jan 1973.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through Oct 2010.
 
Supersedes statement prepared on 5 Nov 2001.

Emblem. Approved on 27 Aug 1962.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.