5 Intelligence Squadron (ACC)

 Lineage.  Constituted as 955 Signal Radio Intelligence Company, Aviation, on 23 Jul 1942.  Activated on 1 Aug 1942.  Redesignated as 5 Radio Squadron, Mobile (J) on 29 Feb 1944.   Inactivated on 27 Jan 1946.  Redesignated as:  5 Radio Squadron, Mobile on 14 Nov 1946; 301 Radio Squadron, Mobile, on 19 Mar 1948.  Activated in the Reserve on 15 Jun 1948.  Inactivated on 26 Jul 1949.   Redesignated as 5 Radio Squadron, Mobile, on 2 Nov 1949.  Disbanded on 15 Jun 1983. Reconstituted, and redesignated, as 5 Intelligence Squadron on 3 Sep 2014.  Activated on 26 Sep 2014.    

Assignments.   Second Air Force, 1 Aug 1942; Tenth Air Force, 22 Feb 1943; Fourteenth Air Force, 16 Mar 1945; Unkn, 5-27 Jan 1946.  First Army, 15 Jun 1948-26 Jul 1949.  659 Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group, 26 Sep 2014-.

Stations.  Davis-Monthan Field, AZ 1 Aug 1942; Reno AAB, NV, 17 Nov 1942; Camp Stoneman, CA, 4-13 Jan 1943; Karachi, India, 22 Feb 1943; Barrackpore, India, 2 Sep 1943; Kunming, China, c. Jan 1945-4 Jan 1946 (detachments operated from Liangshan and Yangkai, China, Jan-16 Feb 1945); Fort Lewis Staging Facility, 26-27 Jan 1946.  Boston, MA, 15 Jun 1948-26 Jul 1949.  Fort Gordon, GA, 26 Sep 2014-.


Service Streamers.  None.


Campaign Streamers.  World War II: China Defensive; China Offensive.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.  United States Army Meritorious Unit Commendation, 1 Jan-21 Dec 1944.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  [26 Sep] 2014-31 Dec 2015; 1 Jun 2015-31 May 2016.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 6 Apr 2017.


Replaces statement prepared on 21 Jan 2015.


Emblem.  Approved on 1 Sep 2015.


Prepared by Carl E. Bailey