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  • United States Air Force Academy (USAF)

    Lineage.  Established as United States Air Force Academy (a Special Operating Agency) on 27 Jul 1954.  Activated on l4 Aug 1954.  Status changed to a Direct Reporting Unit on 1 Sep 1978.Assignments.  United States Air Force, 14 Aug 1954-.Stations.  Lowry AFB, CO, 14 Aug 1954; USAF Academy, CO, 20

  • United States Air Force Academy Band (USAFA)

    Lineage. Constituted as 439 Army Air Force Band on 6 Apr 1943. Activated on 5 Apr 1943. Redesignated as: 739 Army Band on 31 Dec 1943; 739 Army Air Forces Band on 8 Mar 1944. Inactivated on 20 Oct 1945. Redesignated as 739 Air Force Band on 26 Sep 1947. Activated on 10 May 1955. Redesignated as

  • United States Air Force Band of the Pacific (PACAF)

    Lineage.  Constituted as 452 Army Air Forces Band on 15 Apr 1943.  Activated on 25 Apr 1943.  Redesignated as: 752 Army Band on 21 Dec 1943; 752 Army Air Forces Band on 26 Feb 1944.  Inactivated on 30 Nov 1944.  Redesignated as 752 Air Force Band on 26 Sep 1947.  Activated on 15 Dec 1947. 

  • United States Air Force Band of the West (AETC)

    Lineage. Constituted as Air Force Band, Moffett Field, California, on 24 Sep 1941.  Activated on 1 Oct 1941.  Redesignated as: 39 Army Air Forces Band on 10 Aug 1942; 539 Army Band on 21 Dec 1943; 539 Army Air Forces Band on 26 Feb 1944; 539 Air Force Band on 26 Sep 1947.  Inactivated on 8 Aug 1955.

  • United States Air Force Heritage of America Band (ACC)

    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

  • United States Air Forces in Europe (USAF)

     Lineage.  Established as 8 Air Force on 19 Jan 1942.  Activated on 28 Jan 1942.  Redesignated as:  Eighth Air Force on 18 Sep 1942; United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe on 22 Feb 1944; United States Air Forces in Europe on 7 Aug 1945.  Was a specified command of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,

  • United States Air Forces in Europe Air Postal Sq (USAFE)

    Lineage. Constituted as 2 Air Postal Squadron on 12 Sep 1949.  Activated on 5 Oct 1949. Discontinued, and inactivated, on 8 Jan 1963.Consolidated (1 Jun 1993) with the 7025 Air Postal Squadron, which was activated on 1 Jul 1976. Redesignated as: 2 Air Postal Squadron on 15 Jun 1993; United States

  • United States Air Forces in Europe Band (USAFE)

    Lineage. Constituted as 386 Army Air Forces Band on 14 Jan 1943. Activated on 1 Feb 1943. Redesignated as: 686 Army Band on 27 Dec 1943; 686 Army Air Forces Band on 26 Feb 1944; 686 Air Force Band on 26 Sep 1947; United States Air Forces in Europe Band on 1 Oct 1991. Assignments. Army Air Forces