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65 Medical Group (USAFE)

Lineage. Established as 65 Medical Group on 26 May 1952. Activated in the Reserve on 14 Jun 1952. Inactivated on 1 Apr 1953. Consolidated (1 Jan 1992) with the USAF Hospital, Lajes, which was constituted on 7 Oct 1970. Activated on 13 Oct 1970. Redesignated as 65 Medical Group on 27 Jan 1992.
 
Assignments. 65 Troop Carrier Wing, Medium, 14 Jun 1952-1 Apr 1953. 1605 Air Base Wing, 13 Oct 1970; 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, 13 Oct 1970-.
 
Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.
 
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 12 Oct-17 Dec 1973; 1 Jan 1978-31 May 1979; 1 Jun 1988-31 May 1990; 15 Jan 1991-15 Jan 1993; 16 Jan 1993-31 May 1994; 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999; 1 Jun 1999-31 May 2001; 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2003; 1 Nov 2004-31 Dec 2005.
 
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.