52d Combat Communications Squadron

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52nd Combat Communications Squadron
52d Combat Communications Sq Patch.jpg
52nd Combat Communications Squadron Emblem
Active 1988 – present
Country United States
Branch USAF
Role Tactical communications
Size Squadron
Part of

24th AF

Air Force Space Command
Garrison/HQ Robins Air Force Base, Georgia
Nickname 52nd CBCS, Five-Deuce, 52nd
Motto "Second to None!"
Mascot Alligator
Commanders
Current
commander
Maj David Abel

The 52nd Combat Communications Squadron is located in Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. It is currently under the command of the 5th Combat Communications Group, whose mission is to train, deploy, and deliver communications, air traffic control, and landing systems for dominant combat operations.

History[edit]

The 52nd CBCS was constituted on 15 Jul 1988 and activated on 22 Jul 1988. It comprises an operations flight (SCO), a plans and resources flight (SCX), and a Flightline Support Flight (SCF). Furthermore, the operation flight contains multiple work centers including Infrastructure, Networking, Transmissions, and Power Production. All of these work centers together work to accomplish the 52nd's primary mission, which is to rapidly deploy communications in support of the warfighters.

Decorations[edit]

Awards[edit]

Award Date
Meritorious Unit Award 1 Jun 2007 – 31 May 2009[1]
Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards [22 Jul] 1988-31 May 1990; 1 Oct 1990 – 30 Apr 1991; 28 May 1992 – 22 Feb 1993; 1 Mar 1993 – 31 Jul 1994; 1 Jun 1998 – 31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2002 – 31 May 2003; 1 Jun 2003 – 31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2004 – 31 May 2005; 1 Jun 2005–31 May 2007[1]

Campaign Streamers[edit]

  • Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia
  • Liberation and Defense of Kuwait