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5 Security Forces Squadron (ACC)

Lineage. Constituted 5 Air Police Squadron, Strategic Reconnaissance on 1 Jul 1949. Activated on 16 Jul 1949. Redesignated 5 Air Police Squadron on 16 Mar 1950. Inactivated on 8 Apr 1959. Redesignated 5 Combat Defense Squadron, and activated, on 21 Feb 1963. Organized on 1 Jul 1963. Redesignated 5 Security Police Squadron on 2 Jul 1967. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 25 Jul 1968. Activated on 1 Sep 1991. Redesignated 5 Security Forces Squadron on 1 Jul 1997.

Assignments. 5 Air Base Group, 16 Jul 1949; 9 Air Base Group, 10 Feb 1951; 5 Air Base Group, 16 Jun 1952-8 Apr 1959. 5 Bombardment Wing, 1 Jul 1963-25 Jul 1968. 5 Support Group, 1 Sep 1991-.

Stations. Mountain Home AFB, ID, 16 Jul 1949; Fairfield-Suisun (later, Travis) AFB, CA, 12 Nov 1949-8 Apr 1959. Travis AFB, CA, 1 Jul 1963-25 Jul 1968. Minot AFB, ND, 1 Sep 1991-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
 
Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with the Combat "V" Device: 1 Jun 1999-31 May 2001. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Sep 1991-31 May 1992; 1 Jun 1992-30 Jun 1993; 1 Jun 1995-31 May 1996.

Emblem. None. Squadron may design and request approval of an emblem in accordance with AFI 84-105, chapter 3.
 
Date Prepared. 28 Dec 2001.

Supersedes statement prepared on 8 Oct 1991.

Prepared by Helen Weaver.

Approved by Judy G. Endicott.