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30 Launch Group (AFSPC)

Lineage.    Established as 30 Launch Group on 28 Oct 2003.  Activated on 1 Dec 2003. 

Assignments.   30 Space Wing, 1 Dec 2003-.

Operational Components.  Squadrons. 1 Air and Space Test, 1 Dec 2003-.  2 Space Launch, 1 Dec 2003-31 Oct 2005.  4 Space Launch, 1 Dec 2003-.  


Stations.  Vandenberg AFB, CA, 1 Dec 2003-. 


Commanders.   Col Randy K. Turner, 1 Dec 2003; Col Alan Perdigao, 17 Jun 2004; Lt Col Stanley M. Schalck (acting), 29 Aug 2006; Col Jeffrey E. Haymond, 6 Nov 2006; Col Carl J. Frushon, 20 Apr 2007; Col Lavanson C. Coffey III, 1 Jul 2009; Col Shahnaz Punjani, 12 Sep 2012-.


Missiles.   Titan II, 2003; Atlas II, 2003; Titan IV, 2003-2005; Delta II, 2003-; Minotaur, 2003-; Pegasus, 2003-; Atlas V, 2003-; Delta IV, 2003-.


Operations.  Provided on-scene expertise to conduct missile launch operations, 2003-.


Service Streamers.   None.   


Campaign Streamers. None.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.   Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Oct 2009-30 Sep 2010.


Lineage, Assignments, Components, Stations, and Honors through 9 Jul 2013


Commanders through Sep 2012; Aircraft, and Operations through Feb 2008.


Emblem.  Group will use the wing emblem with the group designation in the scroll. 


Prepared by Patsy Robertson.


Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.