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48 Force Support Squadron (USAFE)

Lineage. Constituted 48 Food Service Squadron on 25 Jun 1952. Activated on 10 Jul 1952. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 15 Jan 1962. Redesignated 48 Services Squadron on 21 Aug 1981. Activated on 1 Oct 1981. Redesignated: 48 Morale, Welfare, Recreation and Services Squadron on 1 Sep 1992; 48 Services Squadron on 15 Jan 1994; 48 Force Support Squadron on 29 Jul 2008. 

Assignments. 48 Air Base Group, 10 Jul 1952-15 Jan 1962. 48 Combat Support (later, 48 Support; 48 Mission Support) Group, 1 Oct 1981-. 

Stations. Chaumont AB, France, 10 Jul 1952; RAF Lakenheath, England, 15 Jan 1960-15 Jan 1962. RAF Lakenheath, England, 1 Oct 1981-. 

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None. 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
 
Decorations. Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation: Libya, 10-16 Apr 1986. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1984-30 Jun 1986; 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1988; 1 Jul 1988-30 Jun 1990; 20 Aug 1990-11 May 1991; 1 Jul 1992-30 Jun 1994; 1 Jul 1994-30 Jun 1996; 1 Aug 1996-30 Sep 1998; 1 Oct 2000-24 Sep 2002; 1 Oct 2002-30 Sep 2004; 1 Oct 2004-31 Oct 2005; 1 Nov 2005-31 Dec 2006. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 29 Jul 2008. 

Supersedes statement prepared on 1 Feb 2000.
 
Emblem. Approved on 15 Apr 1982. The emblem needs modification and will be displayed after that modification is complete. 

Prepared by MSgt Johnny Montgomery. 

Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.