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23d Special Operations Weather Squadron

Mission
The mission of the 23d Special Operations Weather Squadron is to inject timely, accurate and tailored weather analysis into planning and execution phases of deployed, exercising, and garrisoned Special Operations Forces worldwide. Detachment 1, 23d Weather Squadron at Fort Campbell, Kentucky provides support to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment.

Lineage
Constituted as 23 Weather Squadron (Regional Control Hqs) on 28 Oct 1943. Activated on 1 Nov 1943. Disbanded on 7 Sep 1944. Reconstituted, and redesignated, as 23 Weather Squadron on 3 Jun 2009. Activated on 3 Jul 2009. Redesignated as 23 Special Operations Weather Squadron on 28 Mar 2013.

Assignments
AAF Weather Wing, 1 Nov 1943-7 Sep 1944. Twenty-Third Air Force (Air Forces Special Operations Forces), 3 Jul 2009 (attached to 1 Special Operations Group on 31 Jul 2012); 1 Special Operations Group, 28 Mar 2013-.

Stations
San Antonio, TX, 1 Nov 1943; Kansas City, MO, 8 Nov 1943-7 Sep 1944. Hurlburt Field, FL, 3 Jul 2009-.

Honors

Service Streamers
None.

Campaign Streamers
None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers
None.

Decorations  

Meritorious Unit Award
3 Jul-30 Sep 2009
1 Oct 11-30 Sep 2013
1 Oct 2013-30 Sep 2015

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
1 Oct 2009-30 Sep 2011

Units