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16 Space Control Squadron (AFSPC)

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 16 Surveillance Squadron, and activated, on 1 Nov 1966. Organized on 1 Jan 1967. Redesignated 16 Space Surveillance Squadron on 15 May 1992. Inactivated on 1 Oct 1994. Redesignated 16 Space Control Squadron on 4 May 2007. Activated on 16 May 2007.
 
Assignments. Air Defense Command, 1 Nov 1966; 73 Aerospace Surveillance Wing, 1 Jan 1967; Fourteenth Aerospace Force, 30 Apr 1971; Alaskan ADCOM Region, 1 Oct 1976; 47 Air Division, 1 Dec 1979; 1 Space Wing, 1 May 1983; 73 Space Surveillance (later, 73 Space) Group,1 Sep 1991-1 Oct 1994. 21 Operations Group, 16 May 2007-.
 
Stations. Shemya AFS (later, Shemya AFB; Eareckson AFB), AK, 1 Jan 1967-1 Oct 1994. Peterson AFB, CO, 16 May 2007-.
 
Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.
 
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
 
Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1974-31 May 1975; 1 Jul 1980-30 Jun 1982; 1 May 1983-30 Apr 1984; 1 Sep 1989-31 Aug 1991; 6 Apr 1993.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 4 Jun 2007. 

Supersedes statement prepared on 2 Dec 1980. 

Emblem. Approved 20 Jul 1984.
 
Prepared by Patsy Robertson. 

Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.