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1 Space Control Squadron (AFSPC)

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 1 Command and Control Squadron on 30 Nov 1989. Activated on 1 Dec 1989. Redesignated 1 Space Control Squadron on 1 Oct 2001.

Assignments. 1 Space Wing, 1 Dec 1989; 73 Space Surveillance (later, 73 Space) Group, 28 Feb 1992; 721 Space Group, 24 Jun 1994; 21 Operations Group, 26 Apr 1995-.

Stations. Cheyenne Mountain AFB (later, AS), CO, 1 Dec 1989-.

Commanders. Unkn, 1 Dec 1989-8 Feb 1990; Lt Col Alan H. Payne, 9 Feb 1990; Lt Col Joseph Wysocki, by Dec 1991; Lt Col John M. Rabins, by Jul 1993; Lt Col Michael A. Muolo, 5 Jul 1994; Lt Col Joseph G. Baillargeon, 17 Jun 1996; Lt Col David A. Strand, 14 Aug 1998; Lt Col Craigen B. Anderson, 23 Jun 2000-.

Aircraft. None.

Operations. Tracked and compiled positional data on thousands of man-made objects in space partly to prevent collisions between newly launched satellites and other objects already orbiting the earth. In Jun 1995, tracked the U.S. Space Shuttle Atlantis during its historic rendezvous with the Russian space station Mir. Periodically compiled a catalog of space objects.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: [1 Dec] 1989-31 Aug 1991; 1 Oct 1995-30 Sep 1997; 1 Oct 1997-30 Sep 1999; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1998; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1999; 1 Jan 2000-31 Aug 2001.

Lineage, Assignments, Components, Stations, and Honors through 19 Jul 2004

Commanders, Aircraft, and Operations through 31 Dec 2001.

Emblem. Approved on 15 Nov 1994.

Prepared by Daniel L. Haulman. 

Approved by Judy G. Endicott.