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31 Force Support Squadron (USAFE)

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, 31 Airdrome Group (designated on 6 Nov 1947; organized on 20 Nov 1947; discontinued on 25 Aug 1948) and the 31 Food Service Squadron, Fighter, Jet (constituted on 15 Jun 1948; activated on 22 Aug 1948; redesignated 31 Food Service Squadron on 20 Jan 1950; inactivated on 1 Jul 1952) consolidated (10 Oct 1984) with 31 Services Squadron (constituted, and activated, on 9 Jun 1967; organized on 15 Jul 1967). Redesignated: 31 Morale, Welfare, Recreation and Services Squadron on 21 Apr 1992; 31 Services Squadron on Jan 1994. Inactivated 1 Apr 1994. Activated 1 Apr 1994. Redesignated 31 Force Support Squadron on 7 Jul 2008. 

Assignments. 31 Airdrome Group, 20 Nov 1947; 31 Air Base Group, 22 Aug 1948- I Jul 1952. Pacific Air Forces, 9 Jun 1967; 31 Combat Support (later Support) Group, 15 Jul 1967-1 Apr 1994. 31 Support (later Mission Support) Group, 1 Apr 1994-. 

Stations. Turner Fld (later, AFB), GA, 20 Nov 1947-1 Jul 1952. Tuy Hoa AB, South Vietnam, 15 Jul 1967; Homestead AFB, FL, 15 Oct 1970-1 Apr 1994. Aviano AB, Italy, 1 Apr 1994-. 

Service Streamers. None. 

Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II 1967-1968; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III 1968; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV 1968-1969; Tet 69/Counteroffensive 1969; Vietnam Summer/Fall 1969; Vietnam Winter/Spring 1969-1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive 1970; Southwest Monsoon 1970. Kosovo: Kosovo Air. 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None. 

Decorations. Presidential Unit Citation: Vietnam, 1 May-31 Dec 1968. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device: [15 Jul 1967]-30 Apr 1968. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Apr 1994-1 Apr 1996; 2 Apr 1996-1 Apr 1998; 2 Apr 1998-1 Apr 2000; 24 Mar-10 Jun 1999; 1 Oct 2000-1 Oct 2002; 2 Oct 2002-30 Sep 2004. Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Palm, [15 Jul 1967]-31 Oct 1970. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 10 Apr 2009. 

Supersedes statement prepared on 4 Nov 1996.
 
Emblem. Approved on 9 Sep 2008.
 
Prepared by Robert B. Kane.
 
Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.