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1st Special Operations Contracting Squadron

Blue represents the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow signifies the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The ink quill and paper scroll represent the essential tools of the contracting function; the mission of the unit. The dagger represents the support of the unit's primary customers, Air Force Special Operations Command and the 1st Special Operations Wing.

Blue represents the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow signifies the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The ink quill and paper scroll represent the essential tools of the contracting function; the mission of the unit. The dagger represents the support of the unit's primary customers, Air Force Special Operations Command and the 1st Special Operations Wing.

Mission
The 1st Special Operations Contracting Squadron (1SOCONS) provides first class excellence in operational contract support to the 1st Special Operations Wing, Headquarters Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), Headquarters 24th Special Operations Wing, and other Hurlburt Field tenant units. 1SOCONS provides a full range of operational contract support to award and administer commodity, service, and construction requirements and administers the installation's Government Purchase Card Program and Quality Assurance Program. Further, 1SOCONS military Contingency Contracting Officers deploy worldwide in support of wing, AFSOC, and other missions. 1SOCONS is located at 350 Tully St. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 884-5376.

Lineage
Constituted 1st Special Operations Contracting Squadron on 23 Feb 1993. Activated on 24 Mar 1993. Redesignated 16th Contracting Squadron on 1 Oct 1993; 1st Special Operations Contracting Squadron on 16 Nov 2006.

Assignments
1st Special Operations Logistics (later, 16th Logistics) Group, 24 Mar 1993-30 Sep 2002; 16th Mission Support Group, 1 Oct 2002-15 Nov 2006; 1st Special Operations Mission Support Group, 16 Nov 2006-.

Stations
Eglin AF Aux Fld #9 (Hurlburt Field), FL, 24 Mar 1993-.

Honors

Decorations
Meritorious Unit Award
1 Jul 2007 - 19 Jun 2009
1 Oct 2009 - 30 Sept 2011
1 Oct 2011 - 30 Sept 2013
1 Oct 2013 - 30 Sept 2015

Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards
[24 Mar 1993] - 15 Apr 1994
1 Jun 1995 - 31 May 1997
1 Jul 1999 - 30 Jun 2001
1 Jul 2001 - 30 Jun 2003
1 Oct 2005 - 30 Sep 2006

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/Valor
1 Jun 1997 - 31 May 1999
1 Jul 2003 - 30 Jun 2005
1 Oct 2006 - 30 Jun 2007

Emblem Significance
Blue represents the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow signifies the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The ink quill and paper scroll represent the essential tools of the contracting function; the mission of the unit. The dagger represents the support of the unit's primary customers, Air Force Special Operations Command and the 1st Special Operations Wing.

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