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355 Security Forces Squadron (ACC)

355 Security Forces Squadron

355 Security Forces Squadron

Lineage.  Constituted as 355 Air Police Squadron, and activated, on 3 Nov 1965.  Organized on 8 Nov 1965.  Redesignated as 355 Security Police Squadron on 15 May 1967.  Inactivated on 10 Dec 1970.  Activated on 30 Sep 1976.  Inactivated on 1 Oct 1981.  Activated on 1 May 1992.  Redesignated as 355 Security Forces Squadron on 1 Jul 1997.


Assignments.  355 Combat Support Group, 8 Nov 1965-10 Dec 1970.  355 Combat Support Group, 30 Sep 1976-1 Oct 1981.  355 Support (later, 355 Mission Support) Group, 1 May 1992-.


Stations.  Takhli RTAFB, Thailand, 8 Nov 1965-10 Dec 1970.  Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 30 Sep 1976-1 Oct 1981.  Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 1 May 1992-.


Service Streamers.  None


Campaign Streamers. Vietnam: Vietnam Defensive; Vietnam Air; Vietnam Air Offensive; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase II; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase III; Vietnam Air Offensive, Phase IV; TET 69/ Counteroffensive; Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969; Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970; Sanctuary Counteroffensive; Southwest Monsoon; Commando Hunt V.  Global War on Terrorism: GWOT-E.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None


Decorations.  Presidential Unit Citations: (Southeast Asia):  1 Jan-10 Oct 1966; 11-12 Aug and 24-28 Oct 1967. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device:  12 Apr 1967-11 Apr 1968; 1 Jul 1969-24 Nov 1970.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Oct 1976-31 May 1978; 1 Jul 1978-31 Dec 1979; 1 Jun 1980-31 May 1981; 15 Dec 1991-1 Aug 1993; 1 Jun 1995-31 May 1997; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006; 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2009.  Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm:  1 Apr 1966-10 Dec 1970.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 16 Aug 2016.


Supersedes statement prepared on 23 Aug 2012.


Emblem.  Approved on 18 Apr 1980.


Prepared by TSgt David Dollman.