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147th Combat Communications Squadron
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Service history
Active 1946 – present
Role Combat Support
Part of Air National Guard/201st Combat Communications Group
Commanders
Commanders Lt Col Douglas Hire[1]
Insignia

The United States Air Force's 147th Combat Communications Squadron (147 CBCS) is an Air National Guard combat communications unit located at San Diego, California.

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HistoryEdit

The 147th Combat Communications Squadron was constituted as the 147th Aircraft Control Squadron (147 ACS) on 27 May 1946. Prior to its constitution, the unit was allocated to the National Guard Bureau and was later assigned to the state of California on 24 May 1946. The 147 ACS was organized as a unit on 20 June 1948, at the Lockheed Air Terminal, in Burbank, California. The Secretary of the Army bestowed Federal recognition on the unit on 18 July 1948. The unit later moved to its new home at San Fernando Valley Airport, California on 26 January 1951.[2]

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Previous designationsEdit

  • 147th Combat Communications Squadron (1 October 1986 – present)
  • 147th Combat Information Systems Squadron (July 1985-1 October 1986)
  • 147th Combat Communications Squadron (1976–1985)
  • 147th Mobile Communications Squadron (1968–1976)
  • 147th Communications Squadron (Tributary Team) (1960–1968)
  • 147th Aircraft Warning and Control Squadron (1946–1960)

Bases stationedEdit

  • San Diego, California (1988 – present)
  • Van Nuys, California (1953–1988)
  • Duncanville, Texas (1 May 1951 – 1 February 1953)
  • San Fernando Valley Airport, California (26 January 1951 – 1 May 1951)
  • Burbank, California (20 June 1948 – 26 January 1951)

CommandersEdit

  • Lt Col Douglas Hire (???-Present)
  • Lt Col Virgil Iler (1994–2002)
  • Lt Col George Bowen (1989–??)
  • Lt Col Vernon H. Parsons (1983–1989)

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