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944 Operations Group (AFRC)

Lineage. Established as 944 Operations Group, and activated in the Reserve, on 1 Aug 1992.
Assignments. 944 Fighter Group (later, 944 Fighter Wing), 1 Aug 1992-.
Components. Squadrons. 301 Fighter: 1 Jan 2000-. 302 Fighter: 1 Aug 1992-.
Stations. Luke AFB, AZ, 1 Aug 1992-.
Commanders. Col Dennis E. Maple, 1 Aug 1992; Lt Col Floyd C. Williams, 15 Oct 1995; Col Charles E. Stenner, 10 Mar 1996; Lt Col Roger A. Binder, 3 Aug 1997-.
Aircraft. F-16, 1992-.
Operations. Activated to control the flying operations of the 944th Fighter Wing. Since late 1992, deployed personnel and equipment several times to Turkey to help enforce the no-fly zone over Iraq and to Italy to support UN air operations in the Balkans.
Service Streamers. None.
Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Aug 1992-30 Jun 1993; 28 Nov 1993-6 Feb 1994; 6 Sep 1998-5 Sep 2000.
Lineage, Assignments, Components, Stations, and Honors through 30 Aug 2001.
Commanders, Aircraft, and Operations through 30 Sep 1998.
Emblem. Group will use the Wing emblem with the Group designation in the scroll.
Prepared by Judy G. Endicott.