8th EXPEDITIONARY AIR MOBILITY SQUADRON – MORALE – OCP

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Computer made/mounted on velcro    3.5 inch-90mm      

 

8th EXPEDITIONARY AIR MOBILITY SQUADRON (AMC)

Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron Emblem

Lineage.  Constituted as 8 Air Cargo Resupply Squadron on 14 Sep 1944.  Activated on 24 Sep 1944.  Inactivated on 15 Mar 1946.  Redesignated as 8 Military Airlift Support Squadron (Mobile Enroute), and activated, on 3 May 1966.  Organized in the Reserve on 1 Jul 1966.  Inactivated on 1 Jul 1973.  Redesignated as 8 Expeditionary Air Mobility Support Squadron, and converted to provisional status, on 19 Nov 1998.  Activated on 1 Dec 1998.  Redesignated as 8 Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron on 15 Mar 2001.

Assignments.  I Troop Carrier Command, 24 Sep 1944; Thirteenth Air Force, c. 13 Jun 1945; 403 Troop Carrier Group, c. 14 Jun 1945; Thirteenth Air Force, 31 Dec 1945-15 Mar 1946.  Third Air Force Reserve Region, 1 Jul 1966; Eastern Air Force Reserve Region, 31 Dec 1969-1 Jul 1973.  363 Air Expeditionary Wing, 1 Dec 1998; Air Mobility Command, 1 Oct 2000 (attached to 621 [later, 721] Air Mobility Support Group, 15 Mar 2001-14 Sep 2008; 521 Air Mobility Operations Group, 14 Sep 2008-).

Stations.  Lawson Field, GA, 24 Sep 1944; Baer Field, WI, 27 Apr-6 May 1945; Manila, Luzon, 13 Jun 1945; Dulag, Leyte, 14 Jun 1945-15 Mar 1946.  Charleston AFB, SC, 1 Jul 1966-1 Jul 1973.  Prince Sultan AB (Al Kharj), Saudi Arabia, 1 Dec 1998; Al Udeid AB, Qatar, 1 Aug 2003-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. World War II: Leyte; Luzon; Southern Philippines.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations.  Distinguished Unit Citation: Southern Philippines, 16-30 Jun 1945. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat “V” Device: 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2002; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2003.  Meritorious Unit Awards: 1 Sep 2003-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2005-31 May 2006; 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2008; 1 Oct 2010-30 Sep 2011; 1 Oct 2011-30 Sep 2012; 1 Oct 2012-30 Sep 2013; 1 Oct 2013-30 Sep 2014.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Oct 2004-30 Sep 2005; 1 Oct 2005-30 Sep 2006; 1 Oct 2006-30 Sep 2007; 1 Oct 2007-30 Sep 2008; 1 Oct 2008-30 Sep 2009.  Philippine Presidential Unit Citation (WW II).

Emblem.  Approved on 11 Oct 2011.

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