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20 Security Forces Squadron (ACC)

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. Designated as Squadron "B", 20 Airdrome Group on 28 Jul 1947. Activated on 15 Aug 1947. Discontinued on 26 Aug 1948. Consolidated (12 Oct 1984) with the 20 Air Police Squadron, Fighter, Jet, which was constituted on 15 Jun 1948. Activated on 24 Aug 1948. Redesignated as: 20 Air Police Squadron on 20 Jan 1950; 20 Security Police Squadron on 1 May 1967. Inactivated on 1 Jan 1994. Activated on 1 Jan 1994. Redesignated as 20 Security Forces Squadron on 1 Jul 1997.
 
Assignments. 20 Airdrome (later, 20 Air Base; 20 Support; 20 Combat Support) Group, 15 Aug 1947; 7320 Security Police Group, 1 Aug 1985; 20 Security Police Group, 21 Oct 1988; 20 Support Group, 31 Mar 1992-1 Jan 1994. 20 Support (later, 20 Mission Support) Group, 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 Citation: 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2009. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1956-30 Sep 1957; 1 May 1963-31 Dec 1964; 1 Jan 1965-31 Mar 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; 22 Jan-12 Mar 1991; 1 Jul 1990-30 Jun 1992; 1 Oct 1992-31 Dec 1993; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1994; 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999; 1 Jun 1999-31 May 2001.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 30 Sep 2009.
 
Supersedes statement prepared on 8 Aug 1995.
 
Emblem. Approved on 23 Apr 1964.
 
Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.