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65 Mission Support Group (USAFE)

Lineage. Established as 65 Air Base Group on 26 May 1952. Activated in the Reserve on 14 Jun 1952. Inactivated on 1 Apr 1953. Consolidated (1 Jan 1992) with the 1605 Air Base Group, which was established, and activated, on 1 Jan 1982. Redesignated as: 65 Support Group on 27 Jan 1992; 65 Mission Support Group on 30 Sep 2002.
 
Assignments. 65 Troop Carrier Wing, Medium, 14 Jun 1952-1 Apr 1953. 1605 Military Airlift Support (later, 65 Support; 65 Air Base) Wing, 1 Jan 1982-.
 
Stations. Mitchel AFB, NY, 14 Jun 1952-1 Apr 1953. Lajes Field (later, Lajes AB; Lajes Field), Azores, 1 Jan 1982-.
 
Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jun 1988-31 May 1990; 15 Jan 1991-15 Jan 1993; 16 Jan 1993-31 Mar 1994; 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999; 1 Jun 1999-31 May 2001; 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2003.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 21 Jan 2010.

Supersedes statement prepared on 19 Aug 1992.

Emblem. Group will use the wing emblem with the group designation in the scroll.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.