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20 Mission Support Group (ACC)

Lineage.  Established as 20 Airdrome Group on 28 Jul 1947.  Organized on 15 Aug 1947.  Discontinued on 26 Aug 1948.  Consolidated (1 Oct 1984) with the 20 Air Base Group, which was established on 15 Jun 1948.  Activated on 24 Aug 1948.  Redesignated as: 20 Support Group on 26 Jan 1956; 20 Combat Support Group on 15 Jun 1962; 20 Support Group on 31 Mar 1992.  Inactivated on 1 Jan 1994.  Activated on 1 Jan 1994.  Redesignated as 20 Mission Support Group on 30 Sep 2002.    

Assignments.   20 Fighter (later, 20 Fighter-Bomber; 20 Tactical Fighter; 20 Fighter) Wing, 15 Aug 1947-1 Jan 1994.  20 Fighter Wing, 1 Jan 1994-.


Stations.  Shaw Field (later, Shaw AFB), SC, 15 Aug 1947; Langley AFB, VA, 28 Nov 1951-22 May 1952; Wethersfield RAF Station (later, RAF Wethersfield), England, 1 Jun 1952; RAF Upper Heyford, England, 1 Apr 1970-1 Jan 1994.  Shaw AFB, SC, 1 Jan 1994-.


Service Streamers. None. 


Campaign Streamers.  None.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.   Meritorious Unit Awards: 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2009; 1 Jun 2009-31 May 2011; 1 Jun 2011-31 May 2012; 1 Jun 2012-31 May 2013.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Jul 1956-30 Sep 1957; 1 May 1963-31 Dec 1964; 1 Jan 1965-31 May 1966; 1 Jul 1968-31 Mar 1970; 1 Sep 1970-30 Jun 1972; 31 Mar 1973-30 Jun 1974; 1 Jul 1977-30 Jun 1979; 1 Jul 1981-30 Jun 1983; 1 Jul 1987-30 Jun 1989; 1 Jul 1990-30 Jun 1992.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through Mar 2014.


Supersedes statement prepared on 6 Jan 2010.


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


Prepared by Patsy Robertson.  


Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.