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712 Air Support Operations Squadron (ACC)

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

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

Lineage.    Constituted as 712 Direct Air Support Center Squadron on 15 Nov 1971.  Activated on 1 Dec 1971.  Redesignated as: 712 Air Support Operations Center Squadron on 1 Nov 1979; 712 Air Support Operations Squadron on 1 Jul 1994.

Assignments.   71 Tactical Air Support Group, 1 Dec 1971; 602 Tactical Air Control Group (later, 602 Tactical Air Control Wing), 15 Jun 1974; 602 Tactical Air Control (later, 602 Air Control) Group, 15 Sep 1988; 3 Air Support (later, 3 Air Support Operations) Group, 15 Jun 1992-.

Stations.   Bergstrom AFB, TX, 1 Dec 1971; Ft Hood, TX, 1 May 1993-.

Service Streamers.  None. 

Campaign Streamers. Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait. Iraq: Iraqi Governance; Iraqi national Resolution; Iraqi Surge.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Meritorious Unit Awards: 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2012-31 May 2013; 1 Jun 2013-31 May 2014.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Dec 1971-15 Jan 1972; 1 May 1984-30 Apr 1986; 1 May 1988-30 Apr 1990; 1 May 1990-30 Apr 1992; 1 Jul 1992-30 Jun 1994; 1 Jul 1994-31 May 1996; 1 Jun 1996-31 May 1997; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2000-31 May 2002; 25 Jan 2008-31 May 2009; 1 Jun 2009-31 May 2010; 1 Jun 2010-31 May 2011; 1 Jun 2011-31 May 2012; 1 Jun 2014-31 May 2015.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 9 Aug 2016

Supersedes statement prepared on 29 Jan 2016.

Emblem.  Approved on 1 Jun 1989.

Prepared by TSgt David Dollman