604th Air Support Operations Squadron

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604th Air Support Operations Squadron
604th Air Support Operations Squadron.PNG
604th Air Support Operations Squadron emblem[1]
Active 1968–1971; 1976–Present[2][3]
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Combat Support
Role USFK Air Support Operations
Size 165[4]
Part of PACAF
Garrison/HQ Camp Red Cloud, Republic of Korea[5]
Motto TALLY HO
Decorations Outstanding Unit ribbon.svg AFOUA
Commanders
Current
commander
Lt Col Ian Boyd[6]

The United States Air Force's 604th Air Support Operations Squadron (604 ASOS) is a combat support unit located at Camp Red Cloud, Republic of Korea. The 604 ASOS provides Tactical Command and Control of air power assets (through the use of joint terminal attack controllers[7]) to the Joint Forces Air Component Commander and Joint Forces Land Component Commander for combat operations within the Korean peninsula.[8]

Previous designations[9][edit]

  • 604th Air Support Operations Squadron (13 February 1998–Present)
  • 604th Air Support Operations Center Squadron (15 December 1989 – 13 February 1998)
  • 604th Direct Air Support Squadron (26 August 1968 – 17 May 1971; 15 June 1976 – 15 December 1989)

Assignments[edit]

Major Command/Field Operating Agency[edit]

Wings/Groups[edit]

  • 607th Air Support Operations Group (15 December 1998–Present)
  • 51st Fighter Wing (1 July 1993 – 15 December 1998)
  • 5th Air Control Group (8 January 1980 – 1 July 1993)
  • 51st Composite Wing (15 June 1976 – 8 January 1980)
  • 5th Tactical Control Group (15 September 1968 – 17 May 1971)

Bases stationed[edit]

Decorations[edit]

  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award Outstanding Unit ribbon.svg[12]
    • 1 September 2001 – 30 August 2003
    • 1 July 1999 – 30 June 2001
    • 1 July 1995 – 30 June 1997
    • 1 July 1993 – 30 June 1995
    • 3 October 1988 – 30 September 1990
    • 1 December 1986 – 2 October 1988
    • 1 July 1984 – 30 April 1986
    • 1 July 1982 – 30 June 1984
    • 2 May 1970 – 15 May 1971

Photo gallery[edit]

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