1st SPACE OPERATIONS SQUADRON

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1st SPACE OPERATIONS SQUADRON (AFSPC)

Lineage. Constituted as 1 Aerospace Surveillance and Control Squadron, and activated, on 6 Feb 1961. Organized on 14 Feb 1961. Redesignated 1 Aerospace Control Squadron on 1 Jul 1962. Inactivated on 21 Apr 1976. Redesignated 1 Satellite Control Squadron on 25 Sep 1987. Activated on 5 Oct 1987. Redesignated 1 Space Operations Squadron on 30 Jan 1992.

Assignments. Air Defense Command, 6 Feb 1961; 9 Aerospace Defense Division, 1 Oct 1961; Fourteenth Aerospace Force, 1 Jul 1968-21 Apr 1976. 2 Space Wing, 5 Oct 1987; 50 Operations Group, 30 Jan 1992-.

Stations. Ent AFB, CO, 14 Feb 1961; Cheyenne Mountain Complex, CO, Apr 1966-21 Apr 1976. Falcon AFS (later, Falcon AFB; Schriever AFB), CO, 5 Oct 1987-.

Space systems. Satellites, 1961-1976. Satellites, 1987-.

Operations. Operated Space Detection and Tracking System Center, tracking and cataloging man-made objects in space, 1961-1976. Satellite command and control for the NAVSTAR Global Positioning System, the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program, and the Defense Support Program, 1987-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jun 1961-15 Sep 1963; 1 Jun 1973-30 Jun 1974; 1 Dec 1987-30 Nov 1989; 1 Sep 1990-31 Aug 1991; 1 Oct 2000-1 Oct 2001; 1 Oct 2001-1 Oct 2002; 2 Oct 2002-2 Oct 2003.

Emblem. Approved on 12 Nov 1993.

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