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17 Force Support Squadron (AETC)

17 Force Support Squadron

17 Force Support Squadron

Lineage. Constituted as 17 Station Complement Squadron on 5 Apr 1943. Activated on 10 Apr 1943. Redesignated 17 Station Complement Squadron (Special) c. Jul 1944. Disbanded on 24 Jun 1945. Reconstituted, and redesignated 17 Mission Support Squadron, on 8 Jun 1993. Activated on 1 Jul 1993. Redesignated 17 Force Support Squadron, on 22 Aug 2008. 

Assignments. Third Air Force, 10 Apr 1943-21 June 1943. Eighth Air Force, 15 Jul 1943; Ninth Air Force, 4 Aug 1944-24 Jun 1945. 17 Support (later, 17 Mission Support) Group, 3 Sep 2002-. 

Stations. Jacksonville Municipal Airport, FL, 10 Apr-21 Jun 1943; Keevil, England 17 Jul 1943; Greenham Common, England, 28 Sep 1943; Keevil, England, 30 Oct 1943; Zeals, England, 16 Nov 1943; Gosfield, England, 13 Dec 1943; Stoney Cross, England, 6 Mar 1944; Les Oubeaux, France, 30 Jul 1944; Canisy, France, 2 Aug 1944; Coulouvray, France, 12 Aug 1944; Haliene, France c. 19 Aug 1944; Versailles, France, 1 Sep 1944; Jamioulx, Belgium, 10 Sep 1944; Verviers, Belgium, 2 Oct 1944; Chantilly, France, 8 Nov 1944; Bad Kissingen, Germany, 6 Jun-24 Jun 1945. Goodfellow AFB, TX, 1 Jul 1993-. 

Service Streamers. None. 

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Northern France 1944; Rhineland 1944-1945.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None. 

Decorations. Citation in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army: 6 Jun-30 Sep 1944. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1997-30 Jun 1999; 1 Jul 2003-30 Jun 2005. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through  26 Mar 2009.
 
Supersedes statement prepared on 7 Jan 1997.
 
Emblem. Approved on 3 Feb 1998.
 
Prepared by Robert B. Kane. 

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.