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1 Air Support Operations Group (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. Constituted as 1 Communications Squadron, Air Support, on 31 Mar 1942. Activated on 23 Apr 1942. Redesignated: 1 Air Support Communication Squadron on 11 Jan 1943; 1 Tactical Air Communications Squadron on 1 Apr 1944. Inactivated on 29 Oct 1945. Disbanded on 8 Oct 1948. Reconstituted, redesignated 1 Air Support Group, and activated, on 15 Jun 1992. Redesignated 1 Air Support Operations Group on 1 Jul 1994. 

Assignments. Sixth Air Force, 23 Apr 1942 (attached to 72 Observation Group, Apr 1942-Apr 1943); Third Air Force, 10 Apr 1943, III Ground Air Support (later, III Air Support; III Reconnaissance) Command, c. 19 May 1943; I Tactical Air Division, attached c. 8 Sep 1943, assigned 3 Nov 1943; Tenth Air Force, 31 Mar 1944; Fourteenth Air Force, 19 Apr 1945 (attached to XIV Air Force Tactical Air Command [Prov], 21 Jun-31 Jul 1945); Tenth Air Force, 1 Aug 1945; Fourteenth Air Force, 3 Sep 1945-unkn. 355 Wing, 15 Jun 1992; Twelfth Air Force, 1 Feb 1994-. 

Stations. Albrook Field, Canal Zone, 23 Apr 1942-Apr 1943; Birmingham AAB, AL, Apr 1943; Lebanon, TN, 8 Sep 1943; Morris Field, NC. 28 Nov 1943-11 Feb 1944; Bombay, India, 31 Mar 1944; Dinjan, India, 23 Apr 1944; Myitkyina, Burma, c. 23 Oct 1944; Bhamo, Burma, 15 Feb 1945; Luliang, China, 24 Apr-Sep 1945; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 28-29 Oct 1945. Ft Lewis, WA, 15 Jun 1992-. 

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater. 

Campaign Streamers. World War II: India-Burma with Arrowhead; Central Burma; China Defensive; China Offensive. 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None. 

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device: 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2003. Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2005. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jun 1996-31 May 1998; 1 Jun 1999-31 May 2001.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 6 Aug 2008.
 
Supersedes statement prepared on 8 May 1996.
 
Emblem. Approved on 15 Sep 1997. 

Prepared by William M. Butler.
 
Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.