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509 Force Support 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. Squadron D, 509 Airdrome Group (designated on 3 Nov 1947; organized on 17 Nov 1947; discontinued on 1 Aug 1948) and the 509 Food Service Squadron (constituted as 509 Food Service Squadron, Bombardment, Medium on 2 Jul 1948; activated on 1 Aug 1948; redesignated 509 Food Service Squadron 16 Mar 1950; inactivated on 8 Aug 1952) are consolidated (10 Oct 1984) with the 509 Services Squadron (constituted, and activated, on 9 Nov 1967; organized on 2 Jan 1968; inactivated on 1 Mar 1970; activated 1 Oct 1979). Inactivated on 30 Sep 1990. Redesignated 509 Morale, Recreation and Services Squadron, and activated, on 1 Jul 1993. Redesignated: 509 Services Squadron on 1 Jan 1994; 509 Force Support Squadron on 25 Jun 2008. 

Assignments. 509 Airdrome Group, 17 Nov 1947-1 Aug 1948. 509 Air Base Group, 1 Aug 1948-8 Aug 1952. Strategic Air Command, 9 Nov 1967-2 Jan 1968. 509 Combat Support Group, 2 Jan 1968-1 Mar 1970. 509 Combat Support Group, 1 Oct 1979-30 Sep 1990. 509 Support (later, 509 Mission Support) Group, 1 Jul 1993-. 

Stations. Roswell AAF (later, Walker AFB), NM, 17 Nov1947-8 Aug 1952. Pease AFB, NH, 2 Jan 1968-1 Mar 1970. Pease AFB, 1 Oct 1979-30 Sep 1990. Whiteman AFB, MO, 1 Jul 1993-. 

Service Streamers. None. 

Campaign Streamers. None.
 
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None. 

Decorations. Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Jun 2005-31 May 2007; 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2008. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: I Jul 1981-30 Jun 1982; 1 Jul 1982-30 Jun 1984; 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1987; 1 Jul 1987-30 Jun 1988; 1 Jun 1995-31 May 1997; 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999; 1 Jun 1999-31 May 2001; 1 Jun 2003-31 May 2005. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 26 May 2009.
 
Supersedes statement prepared on 6 Sep 1996.
 
Emblem. Approved on 25 Aug 2008. 

Prepared by Robert B. Kane.
 
Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.