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606 Air Control Sq (USAFE)

606 Air Control Squadron

606 Air Control Squadron

Lineage.  Constituted 606 Tactical Control Squadron on 5 Dec 1945.  Activated on 15 Dec 1945.  Redesignated 606 Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron on 30 Jan 1946.  Inactivated on 1 Oct 1957.  Activated on 16 Dec 1963.  Organized on 15 Jan 1964.  Inactivated on 1 Jul 1974.  Redesignated 606 Tactical Control Squadron on 13 Sep1976.  Activated on 15 Mar 1977.  Redesignated 606 Air Control Squadron on 31 Mar 1992.

 

Assignments.  502d Tactical Control Group, 15 Dec 1945-1 Oct 1957.  86th Air Division (Defense), 15 Jan 1964; 601st Tactical Control Group, 1 Nov 1968-1 Jul 1974.  600th Tactical Control Group, 15 Mar 1977; 601st Tactical Control Wing, 1 Jun 1985; 601st Operations Group, 31 Mar 1992; 36th Operations Group, 1 Oct 1992; 52d Operations Group, 1 Nov 1993-.

 

Stations.  Biggs Field, TX, 15 Dec 1945; Shaw Field (later, AFB), SC, 13 Jan 1947; Pope AFB, NC, 13 Feb 1948; Shaw AFB, SC, 16 Dec 1949-27 Aug 1950; Pusan AB, South Korea, 24 Sep 1950; Taegu AB, South Korea, 12 Oct 1950; Pusan AB, South Korea, c. 9 Dec 1950; Pyongtaek Adrm, South Korea, 14 Mar 1951; Kimpo AB, South Korea, 6 Jun 1951; Kangnung AB, South Korea, 20 Oct 1954-1 Oct 1957.  Doebraberg, Germany, 15 Jan 1964-1 Jul 1974.  Basdahl, Germany, 15 Mar 1977; Spangdahlem AB, Germany, 1 Jan 1994-.

 

Service Streamers.  None.


Campaign Streamers.  Korea: UN Offensive 1950; CCF Intervention 1950-1951; First UN Counteroffensive 1951; CCF Spring Offensive 1951; UN Summer-Fall Offensive 1951; Second Korean Winter 1951-1952; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter 1952-1953;Korea, Summer 1953.  Kosovo: Kosovo Air.  Iraq: Iraqi Transition; Iraqi Governance.

 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.  Distinguished Unit Citations (Korea): 3 Nov 1950-21 Apr 1951; 1 May-30 Nov 1952.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device:  11 Aug 1990-31 May 1991.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Jul 1964-30 Jun 1965; 1 Nov 1977-31 Oct 1979; 1 May 1981-30 Apr 1983; 1 Jun 1988-31 May 1990; 1 Jun 1991-1 Oct 1992; 1 Oct 1992-1 Oct 1993; 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1995; 1 Aug 1995-31 Jul 1997; 1 Jul 2001-30 Jun 2003; 1 Jul 2003-30 Jun 2005; 1 Jul 2008-30 Jun 2010.  Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citations:  [24] Sep 1950-25 Jan 1951; 25 Jan 1951-31 Mar 1953; 1 Oct 1952-31 Mar 1953.

 

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


Emblem.  Approved on 23 Oct 1964

 

Supersedes statement prepared on 7 Mar 2000.

 

Prepared by TSgt David Dollman.