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United States Air Force Heritage of America Band (ACC)

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

Lineage. Constituted as Air Force Band, Barksdale Field, Shreveport, LA, and activated on 1 Oct 1941. Redesignated as: 64 Army Air Forces Band on 10 Aug 1942; 564 Army Band on 21 Dec 1943; 564 Army Air Forces Band on 26 Feb 1944; 564 Air Force Band on 26 Sep 1947; 564 Tactical Air Command Band on 15 Dec 1989; Tactical Air Command Band on 1 Oct 1991; Air Combat Command Heritage of America Band on 1 Jun 1992; United States Air Force Heritage of America Band on 9 May 1997.
 
Assignments. Third Air Force, 1 Oct 1941; III Bomber Command, 1 Oct 1944; Third Air Force, 24 Aug 1945; Tactical Air Command, 21 Mar 1946; Ninth Air Force, 28 Mar 1946; Tactical Air Command, c. 29 Jun 1946; Ninth Air Force, c. 17 Feb 1949; Tactical Air Command, c. 1 Aug 1950; 4500 Air Base Wing, 22 Mar 1960; Tactical Air Command, 1 Jul 1970; Air Combat Command, 1 Jun 1992-.
 
Stations. Barksdale Field, LA, 1 Oct 1941; Brooks Field, TX, 12 Jan 1946; Langley Field (later, Langley AFB; Joint Base Langley-Eustis), VA, 29 Jun 1946-.

Service Streamers. World War II American Theater.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1969-30 Jun 1971; 27 Oct 1975-31 Dec 1976; 1 Jan 1977-1 Apr 1978; 16 Jun 1981-15 Jul 1983; 1 Jul 1984-30 Jun 1986; 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1987. Air Force Organizational Excellence Awards: 1 Jul 1990-30 Jun 1992; 1 Jul 1992-30 Jun 1994; 1 Jul 1994-31 May 1996; 1 Jun 1996-31 May 1998; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2007.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 21 Mar 2014.

Supersedes statement prepared on 25 Aug 1967.

Emblem. Approved on 1 Jul 1988.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.