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23 Combat Communications Squadron (AFRC)

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. Constituted as 394 Signal Company, Aviation, on 17 Jan 1943. Activated on 1 Feb 1943. Redesignated as 23 Communications Squadron, Command, on 1 Jul 1946. Inactivated on 10 Nov 1947. Disbanded on 15 Jun 1983. Reconstituted, and redesignated as 23 Combat Communications Squadron, on 11 May 1988. Activated on 1 Jun 1988. Inactivated on 30 Sep 1993. Activated on 1 Oct 2009.
 
Assignments. Western Signal Aviation Unit Training Center, 1 Feb 1943; IX Air Force Service (later, European Air Materiel) Command, c. 19 Jan 1944; Erlangen AB, Germany, 15 Sep 1947; United States Air Forces in Europe, 15 Oct-10 Nov 1947. 2 Combat Communications Group, 1 Jun 1988-30 Sep 1993. 349 Mission Support Group, 1 Oct 2009-.
 
Stations. Camp Pinedale, CA, 1 Feb 1943; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 13 Dec 1943-8 Jan 1944; Ascot, England, 19 Jan 1944; Criqueville, France, c. 17 Jun 1944; La Cambe, France, 14 Jul 1944; Feugeres, France, 9 Aug 1944; Le Mans, France, 27 Aug 1944; Criel, France, Sep 1944; Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, c. 30 Apr 1945; Erlangen, Germany, c. 15 Aug 1945-10 Nov 1947. Patrick AFB, FL, 1 Jun 1988-30 Sep 1993. Travis AFB, CA, 1 Oct 2009-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Normandy; Northern France. Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Oct 1990-30 Apr 1991; 4 Jun 1992-22 Feb 1993.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 9 Nov 2009.

Supersedes statement prepared on 25 May 1988.

Emblem. Approved on 1 Jun 1989.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.