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514 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. The 514 Communications Squadron (constituted 514 Communications Squadron, Troop Carrier, Medium, on 10 May 1949; activated in the Reserve on 26 Jun 1949; redesignated 514 Communications Squadron on 10 Mar 1950; ordered to Active Service on 1 May 1951; relieved from Active Duty on 26 Nov 1952; inactivated on 1 Feb 1953; activated in the Reserve on 1 Apr 1953; inactivated on 14 Apr 1949) and the 514 Operations Squadron (constituted on 5 Dec 1958; activated in the Reserve on 14 Apr 1959; discontinued, and inactivated, on 17 Jan 1963) consolidated (1 Feb 1987) with the 514 Information Systems Squadron (constituted 514 Communications Flight on 18 Jan 1976; activated in the Reserve on 1 Jul 1976; redesignated 514 Information Systems Squadron on 10 Apr 1985). Redesignated: 514 Communications Squadron on 1 Feb 1987; 514 Communications Flight on 1 Aug 1992; 514 Communications Squadron on 15 Mar 1995.

Assignments. 514 Air Base Group, 26 Jun 1949-1 Feb 1953. 514 Air Base Group, 1 Apr 1953-17 Jan 1963. 514 Air Base Squadron, 1 Jul 1976; 514 Military Airlift Wing, 10 Apr 1985; 514 Air Base (later, 514 Combat Support; 514 Support; 514 Mission Support) Group, 1 Mar 1986-.

Stations. Birmingham Muni Aprt, AL, 26 Jun 1949; Mitchel AFB, NY, 10 Oct 1949-1 Feb 1953. Mitchel AFB, NY, 1 Apr 1953; McGuire AFB, NJ, 15 Mar 1961-17 Jan 1963. McGuire AFB, NJ, 1 Jul 1976-.  

Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.
 
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
 
Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Aug 1977-31 Dec 1978; 1 Aug 1988-31 Jul 1990; 1 Aug 1990-31 Jul 1992; 1 Oct 1995-30 Sep 1997; 1 Oct 1999-30 Sep 2001; 1 Oct 2005-31 Aug 2007.
 
Emblem. Approved on 24 Aug 1995.
 
Supersedes statement prepared on 4 Feb 1987.
 
Prepared by Daniel Haulman.
 
Approved by Carl Bailey.