55th Mobile Command and Control Squadron

Summary

55th Mobile Command and Control Squadron
55th Mobile Command and Control Squadron.png
55th Mobile Command and Control Squadron emblem
Active1978-2006[1]
CountryUnited States
BranchUnited States Air Force
TypeCommand and Control
RoleSurvivable C2
Part ofACC/55th Wing
Garrison/HQOffutt AFB, Nebraska
Nickname(s)Reapers
Motto(s)Imperium Regimen Compiti
Latin: Command and Control Crossroads[2]
DecorationsOutstanding Unit ribbon.svg AFOUA
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal ribbon.svg GWOT-S

The United States Air Force's 55th Mobile Command and Control Squadron (55 MCCS) was a mobile command and control unit located at Offutt AFB, Nebraska.

History

Personnel of the 55 MCCS were trained in their primary specialty, in addition to vital expeditionary capabilities that ensure survival.

Logo Significance

Blue and yellow are the Air Force colors. Blue alludes to the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel.

Previous designations

  • 55th Mobile Command and Control Squadron (1 July 1994 – 30 September 2006)[1]

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Bases stationed

Commanders

  • Lt Col John J. Jordan (2000–2002)[4]
  • Maj. Karen Hibbard (2005-2006)[1]
  • Lt Col Ronald J. Hefner (1997-1999)

Equipment Utilized

  • Mobile Consolidated Command Center (1998–Present),[5][6]
  • MILSTAR[6]
  • DSCS[6]
  • Single Channel Anti-Jam Manpower (SCAMP) terminals[6]

Decorations

  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award Outstanding Unit ribbon.svg
    • 1 July 1994 – 31 July 1995
    • 1 June 1997 – 31 May 1999
    • 1 June 1999 – 31 May 2001
    • 1 June 2002 – 31 May 2004
    • 1 June 2004 – 31 May 2006

See also

References

  1. ^ "55th Mobile Command & Control Squadron - Emblem". tioh.army.mil. Retrieved 2020-10-17.
  2. ^ Rogers, Brian (2005). United States Air Force Unit Designations Since 1978. Ian Allan Publishing. ISBN 978-1-85780-197-2.
  3. ^ USAFE Public Affairs: Col John J. Jordan Official Biography Archived May 14, 2009, at WebCite
  4. ^ "AFCA Intercom: "Diversity Ensures Squadron is Ready 2 Roll," May 2005" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2009-05-14. Retrieved 2009-05-14.
  5. ^ a b c d Globalsecurity.org: "CINC Mobile Alternate Headquarters (CMAH)"

External links

  • Unofficial 55th MCCS Reaper Locator