Operating Location-Hill (Air Force Public Affairs Agency)

"Strengthen communication capabilities by capturing, creating, and conveying the Air Force's legacy and mission through innovative motion imagery"

Lineage: Constituted as 2 Army Air Forces Combat Camera Unit on 4 Feb 1943. Activated on 12 Feb 1943. Redesignated as 2 Combat Camera Unit on 1 Aug 1945. Inactivated on 30 Nov 1945. Activated on 1 Jun 1949. Inactivated on 26 Sep 1949. Activated on 1 Sep 1950. Redesignated as 2 Photographic Squadron on 1 May 1951. Inactivated on 8 Jun 1954. Consolidated (1 Apr 1992) with the 1352 Audiovisual Squadron, which was designated, and activated, on 1 Oct 1985. Redesignated as 1352 Audiovisual Squadron (Combat Camera) on 1 Feb 1990.  Redesignated as 2 Combat Camera Squadron on 1 Apr 1992, inactivated on 1 Apr 1996, reactivated on 23 Oct 2009, inactivated on 20 Sept 2014. Redesignated as Operating Location-H (Air Force Public Affairs Agency) on 1 Oct 2014.

Assignments: 1 Motion Picture Unit, 12 Feb 1943; AAF, India-Burma Sector, c. 27 Jun 1944 (attached to 8 Photo Reconnaissance Group, Jul-26 Oct 1944; XX Bomber Command, 27 Oct 1944-c. Apr 1945); XXI Bomber Command, c. 8 Jun 1945; Twentieth Air Force, 16 Jul-30 Nov 1945. 311 Air Division (attached to 91 Strategic Reconnaissance Wing), 1 Jun-26 Sep 1949. 2750 Air Base Wing, 1 Sep 1950; Air Pictorial Service, 5 Jun 1951; 4860 Photo (later, 1350 Photo) Group, 12 Feb 1952 (attached to Far East Air Forces, 24 Jul 1952-); Air Photographic and Charting Service, 1 Jan-8 Jun 1954 (remained attached to Far East Air Forces to 8 Jun 1954). Aerospace Audiovisual (later, Air Combat Camera) Service, 1 Oct 1985; 615 Air Mobility Operations Group, 22 Jul 1994-1 Apr 1996. Air Force Public Affairs Agency, 23 Oct 2009 t present.

Stations: Culver City, CA, 12 Feb 1943-3 May 1944 (not manned, Feb-Aug 1943); Karachi, India, 27 Jun 1944; Bally, India, 10 Jul 1944; Tollygunge, India, Jul 1944; Kharagpur, India, Nov 1944; Hijli, India, Nov 1944-6 May 1945; Tinian, 8 Jun-30 Nov 1945. McGuire AFB, NJ, 1 Jun-26 Sep 1949. Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, 1 Sep 1950; Long Beach, CA, 15 Sep 1951; Lockheed Air Terminal, Burbank, CA, 1 Apr-16 Jun 1952; Yokota AB, Japan, 24 Jul 1952-8 Jun 1954. Norton AFB, CA, 1 Oct 1985; March AFB, CA, 4 Oct 1993-1 Apr 1996. Hill AFB, UT, 23 Oct 2009 to present.

Service Streamers: World War II Asiatic-Pacific Theater.

Campaign Streamers. Korea: Summer-Fall, 1952; Third Korean Winter; Summer, 1953.

Decorations.Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1986-30 Jun 1987; 1 Jul 1989-30 Jun 1991. Air Force Organizational Excellence Award: 1 Jun 1991-31 May 1993.


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