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1st Air Support Operations Squadron

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Active  1996-2011
Type  Combat Support
Country  United States
Part of  ACC/93 AGOW/4 ASOG
1st Air Support Operations Squadron
Branch  United States Air Force
Role  1st Armored Division Air Support Operations

The United States Air Force's 1st Air Support Operations Squadron (1 ASOS) was a combat support unit located at Wiesbaden, Germany. The 1 ASOS provides Tactical Command and Control of air power assets to the Joint Forces Air Component Commander and Joint Forces Land Component Commander for combat operations. In March 2011, when the 1st Armored Division was relocated back to the United States, 1ASOS was officially dissolved and the mission was taken over by the 4th ASOS.


Previous designations

  • 1st Air Support Operations Squadron (1 Sep 1996–March 2011)
  • Major Command/Field Operating Agency

  • United States Air Forces in Europe (1 Sep 1996–March 2011)
  • Wings/Groups

  • 4th Air Support Operations Group (1 Sep 1996–March 2011)
  • Bases stationed

  • Wiesbaden, Germany (31 Jul 2001–Mar 2011)
  • Bad Kreuznach, Germany (30 Sep 1996-31 Jul 2001)
  • Decorations

  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
  • 1 Oct 2002-30 Sep 2004
  • 1 Oct 1998-30 Sep 2000
  • 30 Sep 1996-30 Jul 1997
  • References

    1st Air Support Operations Squadron Wikipedia

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