149th Combat Communications Squadron

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149th Combat Communications Squadron
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149th Combat Communications Squadron emblem
Active 1946 – present
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Combat Communications
Role Combat Support
Part of Air National Guard/162d Combat Communications Group
Garrison/HQ North Highlands ANGS, California

The United States Air Force's 149th Combat Communications Squadron (149th CBCS) is an Air National Guard combat communications unit located at North Highlands Air National Guard Station, California.


The 149th CBCS deployed five IC4Us to support Hurricane Katrina’s recovery effort. The task force was based at Belle Chasse Naval Air Station, Louisiana supporting Task Force Pelican—which includes three sub-task forces delivering a balanced mix of engineer, aviation, logistical, communication, security, and evacuation support to New Orleans’ disaster stricken residents.[1]


Major Command/Gaining Command


Previous designations

  • 149th Combat Communications Squadron (???-Present)
  • 149th Aircraft Control and Warning Flight (1 February 1953-???)
  • 149th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron (24 May 1946 – 1 February 1953)

Bases stationed

See also


  1. California National Guard: "CALIFORNIA MILITARY HISTORY PUBLICATION Number 20-116 'California National Guard Communication Innovation Bridges Hurricane Katrina Communication Gaps'", 8 September 2005

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