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557 Weather Wing (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.  Established as Weather Wing, Flight Control Command on 13 Apr 1943.  Activated on 14 Apr 1943.  Redesignated as:  Army Air Forces Weather Wing on 6 Jul 1943; Army Air Forces Weather Service on 1 Jul 1945; Air Weather Service on 13 Mar 1946.  Status changed to a Field Operating Agency on 1 Apr 1991.  Redesignated as Air Force Weather Agency on 15 Oct 1997; 557 Weather Wing with a change in status to subordinate unit on 27 Mar 2015.

Assignments.  Flight Control Command, 14 Apr 1943; Headquarters, Army Air Forces, 6 Jul 1943; Air Transport Command, 13 Mar 1946; Military Air Transport Service (later, Military Airlift Command), 1 Jun 1948; Headquarters, United States Air Force, 1 Apr 1991; Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern), 27 Mar 2015-.

Stations.  Washington, DC, 14 Apr 1943; Asheville, NC, 3 May 1943; Langley Field, VA, 7 Jan 1946; Gravelly Point, VA, 15 Jun 1946; Andrews AFB, MD, 1 Dec 1948; Scott AFB, IL, 23 Jun 1958; Offutt AFB, NE, 15 Oct 1997-.

Service Streamers.  World War II, American Theater

Campaign Streamers.  None

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None

Decorations.  Air Force Organizational Excellence Awards:  1 Jan 1991-30 Apr 1992; 1 Sep 1993-30 Sep 1995; 1 Oct 1995-30 Sep 1996; 1 Sep 1996-30 Sep 1998; 1 Oct 1998-30 Sep 1999; 1 Oct 1999-30 Sep 2001; 1 Oct 2001-30 Sep 2003; 1 Apr 2007-31 Dec 2008.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 9 Jun 2015.

Supersedes statement prepared in Apr 2014.

Emblem.  Unofficially adopted by organization c. 1943; officially approved for this organization on 24 Jul 1952; latest rendition approved on 11 May 2015.

Prepared by Daniel L. Haulman

Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey