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35 Security Forces Squadron (PACAF)

35 Security Forces Squadron

35 Security Forces Squadron

Lineage. Constituted as 35 Air Police Squadron, Fighter, Single Engine, on 10 Aug 1948. Activated on 18 Aug 1948. Redesignated as 35 Air Police Squadron on 20 Jan 1950. Inactivated on 1 Oct 1957. Activated on 14 Mar 1966. Organized on 8 Apr 1966. Redesignated as 35 Security Police Squadron on 15 May 1967. Inactivated on 31 Jul 1971. Activated on 1 Oct 1971. Inactivated on 1 Oct 1981. Activated on 31 Mar 1991. Inactivated on 15 Dec 1992. Activated on 31 May 1993. Inactivated on 1 Oct 1994. Activated on 1 Oct 1994. Redesignated as 35 Security Forces Squadron on 1 Jul 1997.

Assignments. 35 Air Base Group, 18 Aug 1948-1 Oct 1957. Pacific Air Forces, 14 Mar 1966; 35 Combat Support Group, 8 Apr 1966-31 Jul 1971. 35 Combat Support Group, 1 Oct 1971-1 Oct 1981. 35 Combat Support Group, 31 Mar 1991-15 Dec 1992. 35 Support Group, 31 May 1993-1 Oct 1994. 35 Support (later 35 Mission Support) Group, 1 Oct 1994-.

Stations. Johnson AB, Japan, 18 Aug 1948; Yokota AB, Japan, 1 Apr 1950; Johnson AB, Japan, 14 Aug 1950; Yonpo, North Korea, 1 Dec 1950; Pusan, South Korea, c. 7 Dec 1950; Johnson AB, Japan, 25 May 1951; Yokota AB, Japan, 1 Oct-1954-1 Oct 1957. Da Nang Aprt, South Vietnam, 8 Apr 1966; Phan Rang AB, South Vietnam, 10 Oct 1966-31 Jul 1971. George AFB, CA, 1 Oct 1971-1 Oct 1981. George AFB, CA, 31 Mar 1991-15 Dec 1992. Keflavik AB, Iceland, 31 May 1993-1 Oct 1994. Misawa AB, Japan, 1 Oct 1994-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. Korea: CCF Intervention; First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive. Vietnam: Vietnam Air; Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III; Vietnam Air/Ground; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; Tet 69/Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer-Fall, 1969; Vietnam, Winter-Spring, 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon; Commando Hunt V; Commando Hunt VI.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Presidential Unit Citation: South Vietnam, 10 Oct 1966-10 Apr 1967. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device: 2 Apr-2 Sep 1967; 3 Sep 1967-2 May 1968; 1 Oct 1968-13 Apr 1969; 14 Apr 1969-13 Apr 1970; 1 Dec 1970-25 Jun 1971. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 8 Apr 1966-31 May 1966; 2 Feb 1976-31 Mar 1977; 1 Mar 1990-29 Feb 1992; 1 Oct 1994-30 Sep 1995; 1 Oct 1995-30 Sep 1996; 1 Oct 1997-30 Sep 1999; 1 Oct 1999-30 Sep 2001; 1 Oct 2001-30 Sep 2003; 1 Jul 2004-31 May 2006. Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation: [1 Dec] 1950-7 Feb 1951. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm: 8 Apr 1966-14 May 1967; 1 Sep 1968-9 Oct 1970; 24 Feb-30 Mar 1971.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 11 Dec 2009.

Emblem. Approved on 29 Sep 1980. Latest rendition approved, 3 Mar 2015.
 
Supersedes statement prepared on 19 Mar 1991, updated on 31 Mar 2008.

Prepared by Robert B. Kane.

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.