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Air University (AETC)

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. Authorized as the Air Service School by the War Department on 25 Feb 1920, and established that same year, exact date unknown. Redesignated as: Air Service Field Officers' School on 10 Feb 1921; Air Service Tactical School on 8 Nov 1922; Air Corps Tactical School on 18 Aug 1926. Discontinued on 9 Oct 1942. Consolidated (26 Apr 1944) with the Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics, which was established on 16 Oct 1943. Activated on 1 Nov 1943. Redesignated as Army Air Forces School on 1 Jun 1945. Redesignated as Air University on 12 Mar 1946, as a major command. Lost major command status on 1 Jul 1978. Regained major command status on 1 Jul 1983. Lost major command status on 1 Jul 1993.
 
Assignments. Army Air Forces, 1920-9 Oct 1942. Army Air Forces Tactical Center (later, Army Air Forces Center), 1 Nov 1943; Army Air Forces, 29 Nov 1945; United States Air Force, 18 Sep 1947; Air Training Command, 15 May 1978; United States Air Force, 1 Jul 1983; Air Education and Training Command, 1 Jul 1993-.

Stations. Langley Field, VA, 1920; Maxwell Field, AL, 15 Jul 1931-9 Oct 1942. Orlando, FL, 1 Nov 1943; Maxwell Field (later, Maxwell AFB), AL, 29 Nov 1945.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Organizational Excellence Awards: 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1988; 1 Jul 1990-30 Jun 1992; 1 Jul 1992-30 Jun 1993; 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1995; 18 Mar 1997-30 Jun 1998; 1 Jul 1998-30 Jun 2000; 1 Jul 2000-30 Jun 2002; 1 Jul 2002- 30 Jun 2004; 1 Jul 2004-30 Jun 2006; 1 Jul 2006-30 Jun 2008.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 14 Jul 2009.

Emblem. Approved on 9 Dec 1929. Modified on 2 May 1999.

Prepared by Robert Kane.

Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.