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65 Communications Squadron (USAFE)

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 140 Airways and Air Communications Service Squadron on 14 May 1948. Organized on 1 Jun 1948. Redesignated as: 1936 Airways and Air Communications Service Squadron on 1 Oct 1948; 1936 Communications Squadron on 1 Jul 1961; 1936 Information Systems Squadron on 1 Dec 1984; 1936 Communications Squadron on 1 Nov 1986; 1605 Communications Squadron on 30 Apr 1991; 65 Communications Group on 27 Jan 1992; 65 Communications Squadron on 5 Sep 1997.

Assignments. 66 Airways and Air Communications Service (AACS) (later, 1805 AACS) Group, 1 Jun 1948; 1815 AACS Group, 24 Nov 1951; 1807 AACS Wing, 1 Jul 1953; 1815 AACS Group, 1 Nov 1954; 1807 AACS Wing (later, European-African-Middle East AACS Area), 18 Apr 1957; North Atlantic AACS (later, North Atlantic Communications) Region, 1 Apr 1960; Eastern Communications Region, 1 Jul 1963; Northern Communications Area, 1 May1970; Airlift Communications (later, Airlift Information Systems; Airlift Communications) Division, 1 Jun 1981; 1605 Military Airlift Support (later, 65 Support; 65 Air Base) Wing, 1 Oct 1990; 65 Support (later, 65 Mission Support) Group, 5 Sep1997-.
 
Stations. Lagens (later, Lages; Lajes) Field, Azores, 1 Jun 1948-.

Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1-13 Jan 1980; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1987; 1 Jun 1988-31 May 1990; 7 Aug 1990 - 31 Mar 1991; 15 Jan 1991-15 Jan 1993; 16 Jan 1993-31 Mar 1994; 1 Apr 1994-1 May 1995; 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999; 1 Jun 1999-31 May 2001; 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2003.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 22 Jan 2010.

Supersedes statement prepared on 11 May 2000.

Emblem. Approved on 15 Oct 2004.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.