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13th Air Support Operations Squadron

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Active  1994-Present
Type  Combat Support
Country  United States
Part of  ACC/93 AGOW/3 ASOG
13th Air Support Operations Squadron
Branch  United States Air Force
Role  Air Support Operations (to 4th Infantry Division, Mechanized)

The United States Air Force's 13th Air Support Operations Squadron (13 ASOS) is a combat support unit located at Fort Carson, Colorado. The 13 ASOS provides tactical command and control of close air support assets to US Army ground commanders of the 4th Infantry Division during combat operations.

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Mission

The 13 ASOS's mission is to successfully integrate joint firepower, including artillery, attack aviation, and naval gunfire in support of Army operations worldwide.

Previous designations

  • 13th Air Support Operations Squadron (1 July 1994–Present)
  • 13th Tactical Air Communications Squadron (29 February 1944-15 April 1944)
  • 13th Air Support Operations Squadron (11 January 1943-29 February 1944)
  • Major command

  • Air Combat Command (1 July 1994–Present)
  • Wings/Groups

  • 3d Air Support Operations Group (1 July 1994–Present)
  • IV Air Support Command (7 June 1943-15 April 1944)
  • III Air Support Command (15 January 1943-7 June 1943)
  • Bases stationed

  • Fort Carson, Colorado (1 July 1994–Present)
  • Thermal AAF, California (14 March 1944-15 April 1944)
  • Camp Young, California (15 September 1943-14 March 1944)
  • Thermal AAF, California (7 June 1943-15 September 1943)
  • Birmingham AAB, Alabama (15 January 1943-7 June 1943)
  • Decorations

  • Air Force Meritorious Unit Award
  • 1 June 2002-31 May 2004
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
  • 1 July 1994-31 May 1996
  • 1 June 1998-31 May 2000
  • 1 June 2000-31 May 2002
  • References

    13th Air Support Operations Squadron Wikipedia


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