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53 Air Traffic Control Squadron (ACC)

In accordance with AFI 84-105, chapter 3, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without approval of the organization's commander.

In accordance with AFI 84-105, chapter 3, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without approval of the organization's commander.

Lineage.  Constituted as 53 Combat Communications Squadron on 15 Jul 1988.  Activated on 22 Jul 1988.  Redesignated as 53 Air Traffic Control Squadron on 1 May 2015.

Assignments.  5 Combat Communications Group, 22 Jul 1988; 461 Operations Group, 1 Oct 2014-.

Stations.  Robins AFB, GA, 22 Jul 1988-.

Service Streamers.  Global War on Terrorism Service (GWOT-S).

Campaign Streamers.  Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait. 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Meritorious Unit Awards:  1 Jun 2007-31 May 2009; 5 Oct 2009-4 Oct 2010; 5 Oct 2011-4 Oct 2013; 5 Oct 2013-[30 Sep 2014]; [1 Oct 2014]-31 May 2015; 1 Jun 2015-31 May 2016; 1 Jun 2016-31 May 2017.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  [22 Jul] 1988-31 May 1990; 1 Oct 1990-30 Apr 1991; 28 May 1992-22 Feb 1993; 1 Mar 1993-31 Jul 1994; 1 Jun 1996-31 May 1998; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2003; 1 Jun 2003-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2005; 1 Jun 2005-31 May 2007; 5 Oct 2010-4 Nov 2011; 1 Jun 2013-31 May 2014.    

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 21 May 2019.

Supersedes statement prepared on 4 May 2016.

Emblem.  Approved on 1 Feb 2007; latest rendition approved, 29 Jul 2015.

Prepared by James Musser.

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.