About

 

history

• Activated 1 October 1947 at Cherry Point, North Carolina as Headquarters Squadron 2, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force

• Re-designated 15 February 1954 as Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force

• Re-designated 2 January 1956 as Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Wing Headquarters Group, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force

• Re-designated 19 July 1960 as Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Wing Headquarters Group, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

• Re-designated 12 May 1966 as Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron 2, Marine Air Control Group 2, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

• Participated in numerous training exercises during the 1970s and 1980s

• Participated in counter narcotics operations, U.S. Atlantic Command Area, August 1989 October 1990

• Element Participated in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Southwest Asia, August 1990 March 1991

• Re-designated 1 May 1993 as Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28, Marine Air Control Group 28, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic

• Detachments and Elements Participated in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Southern Watch, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom II March 2002 Present

 

honors

• Joint Meritorious Unit Award Streamer - 1990

• Meritorious Unit Commendation Streamer with Three Bronze Stars - 1982, 1985 1986, 1987, 1988, 1998 and 2000

• National Defense Service Streamer with Three Bronze Stars

• Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

• Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

 

Marine Air Control Group 28