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3rd SPACE EXPERMENTATION SQUADRON
Lineage. Constituted 3 Surveillance Squadron on 10 Aug 1990. Redesignated 3 Space Surveillance Squadron, and activated, on 1 Oct 1992. Inactivated on 20 Feb 2002. Redesignated 3 Space Experimentation Squadron on 16 Feb 2006. Activated on 10 Mar 2006-.
Assignments. 73 Space Group, 1 Oct 1992; 21 Operations Group, 26 Apr 1995-20 Feb 2002. 595 Space Group, 10 Mar 2006-.
Stations. Misawa AB, Japan, 1 Oct 1992-20 Feb 2002. Schriever AFB, CO, 10 Mar 2006-.
Operations. Tasked with operating passive sensors for the Deep Space Tracking System and was one of two Deep Space Tracking System squadrons located throughout the world which tracked objects orbiting more than 22,300 miles above the Earth. The unit identifies concepts of employment, training, education and technical skill sets required to field selected future AFSPC missions and will develop a core cadre of space professionals to serve as subject matter experts for all future AFSPC space-based endeavors, demonstrate operational utility of selected demonstrations and apply lessons learned from demonstrations and pathfinders for use in future initiatives.
Service Streamers. None.
Campaign Streamers. None.
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.
Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Oct 1995-30 Sep 1997; 1 Oct 1997-30 Sep 1999; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1998; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1999; 1 Jan 2000-31 Aug 2001.
Emblem. Approved on 27 Jul 1993.