1st Combat Communications Squadron

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1st Combat Communications Squadron
1st Combat Communications Squadron.svg
1st Combat Communications Squadron Insignia
Active 1952-Present
Country United States
Branch United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE)
Role Combat Communications
Size Squadron
Part of 435th Air Ground Operations Wing
Garrison/HQ Ramstein Air Base, Germany
Nickname 1st CCS, 1st Mob, First Mob, 1st Comm, First Comm, 1CCGP, 1CISG
Motto "First In - Last Out"

The United States Air Forces in Europe's 1st Combat Communications Squadron is a unit located at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. It is part of the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing.

Emblem[edit]

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Decorations[edit]

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  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device: 15 Jan 2004 - 31 Oct 2005
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device: 1 Jan 1972 - 31 Dec 1972
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device: 1 Jan 1971 - 31 Dec 1971
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device: 1 Jan 1969 - 31 Dec 1969

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  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jan 2006 - 31 Dec 2006
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jun 2002 - 31 Dec 2003
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 30 Jun 2000 - 31 May 2002
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Oct 1998 - 30 Jun 2000
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Oct 1996 - 30 Sep 1998
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Apr 1995 - 1 Jun 1996
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jun 1993 - 30 Jun 1994
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Apr 1993 - 31 Mar 1995
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jul 1991 - 30 Mar 1993
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jul 1989 - 30 Jun 1991
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jul 1987 - 30 Jun 1989
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jan 1986 - 31 Dec 1986
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jan 1985 - 31 Dec 1985
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jan 1983 - 31 Dec 1984
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jan 1982 - 31 Dec 1982
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jan 1981 - 31 Dec 1981
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jan 1979 - 31 Dec 1980
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jan 1978 - 31 Dec 1978
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jan 1977 - 31 Dec 1977
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jan 1975 - 31 Dec 1976
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jan 1968 - 31 Dec 1968
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jan 1966 - 31 Dec 1966
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jan 1965 - 31 Dec 1965
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 24 Jul 1963 - 31 Dec 1964
  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: Jan 1955 - Nov 1956

Air Force Meritorious Unit ribbon.svg

Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation ribbon.svg

Presidential Unit Citation (Philippines).svg

Vietnam gallantry cross unit award-3d.svg

Previous designations[edit]

  • Redesignated - 1st Combat Communications Squadron on 31 Jul 1991
  • Redesignated - 1st Combat Communications Group on 1 Oct 1986
  • Redesignated - 1st Combat Information Systems Group on 15 Oct 1984
  • Redesignated - 1st Combat Communications Group on 1 Jan 1981
  • Redesignated - 1st Combat Communications Squadron on 24 Mar 1976
  • Redesignated - 1st Mobile Communications Group on 15 Jan 1975
  • Redesignated - 1st Mobile Communications Squadron on 1 Jul 1974
  • Redesignated - 1st Mobile Communications Group on 1 Oct 1961
  • Redesignated - 1st Mobile Communications Squadron on 1 Jul 1961
  • Activated - 1st Airways and Air Communications Service Squadron, Mobile on 1 Mar 1952.
  • Constituted - 1st Airways and Air Communications Service Squadron, Mobile on 28 Jan 1952. [1]

Bases stationed[edit]

Equipment Operated[edit]

  • Tactical Communications and Navigation Equipment
  • AN/TSC-94 Ground Mobile Forces Satellite Communications System (S/N:05 and S/N:06)- (Personal Experience from 1979 to 1981: SMSgt Bruce N. Bracey, USAF, Retired)

References[edit]

An alumni website of the USAF’s 1st MOB/Comm, compiled by members & alumni of the 1st MOB/Comm.

External links[edit]