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147th Combat Communications Squadron

147th Combat Communications Squadron
Active 1946 – present
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Combat Communications
Role Combat Support
Part of Air National Guard/201st Combat Communications Group
Garrison/HQ San Diego, California
Commanders
Current
commander
Lt Col Douglas Hire[1]

The United States Air Force's 147th Combat Communications Squadron (147 CBCS) is an Air National Guard combat communications unit located at San Diego, California.

Contents

  • Mission 1
    • Federal Mission 1.1
    • State Mission 1.2
  • History 2
  • Assignments 3
    • Major Command/Gaining Command 3.1
    • Wing/Group 3.2
  • Previous designations 4
  • Bases stationed 5
  • Commanders 6
  • Decorations 7
  • See also 8
  • References 9
  • External links 10

Mission

Federal Mission

State Mission

History

The 147th Combat Communications Squadron was constituted as the 147th Aircraft Control Squadron (147 ACS) on 27 May 1946. Prior to its constitution, the unit was allocated to the Secretary of the Army bestowed Federal recognition on the unit on 18 July 1948. The unit later moved to its new home at San Fernando Valley Airport, California on 26 January 1951.[2]

Assignments

Major Command/Gaining Command

Wing/Group

Previous designations

  • 147th Combat Communications Squadron (1 October 1986 – present)
  • 147th Combat Information Systems Squadron (July 1985-1 October 1986)
  • 147th Combat Communications Squadron (1976–1985)
  • 147th Mobile Communications Squadron (1968–1976)
  • 147th Communications Squadron (Tributary Team) (1960–1968)
  • 147th Aircraft Warning and Control Squadron (1946–1960)

Bases stationed

  • San Diego, California (1988 – present)
  • Van Nuys, California (1953–1988)
  • Duncanville, Texas (1 May 1951 – 1 February 1953)
  • San Fernando Valley Airport, California (26 January 1951 – 1 May 1951)
  • Burbank, California (20 June 1948 – 26 January 1951)

Commanders

  • Lt Col Douglas Hire (???-Present)
  • Lt Col Virgil Iler (1994–2002)
  • Lt Col George Bowen (1989–??)
  • Lt Col Vernon H. Parsons (1983–1989)

Decorations

See also

References

  1. ^ AF Freedom of Information Act Electronic Reading Room: 147th Combat Communications Squadron History Factsheet
  2. ^ Ibid
  3. ^ """Air Force Historical Research Agency: "Air Combat Command Factsheet. Archived from the original on 20 July 2009. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 
  4. ^ Air Force Historical Research Agency: "Tactical Air Command Factsheet"

External links


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