437 Maintenance Group (AMC)

Lineage. Established as 437 Maintenance and Supply Group on 10 May 1949. Activated in the Reserve on 27 Jun 1949. Ordered to Active Service on 10 Aug 1950. Relieved from Active Duty, and inactivated, on 10 Jun 1952. Activated in the Reserve on 15 Jun 1952. Inactivated on 16 Nov 1957. Disestablished on 27 Sep 1984. Reestablished, and redesignated as 437 Logistics Group, on 24 Sep 1991. Activated on 1 Oct 1991. Redesignated as 437 Maintenance Group on 1 Oct 2002.

Assignments. 437 Troop Carrier Wing, Medium, 27 Jun 1949-10 Jun 1952. 437 Troop Carrier Wing, Medium, 15 Jun 1952-16 Nov 1957. 437 Airlift Wing, 1 Oct 1991-.

Stations. Chicago-Orchard Aprt (later, O'Hare Fld-Chicago Intl Aprt), IL, 27 Jun 1949; Shaw AFB, SC, 14 Aug-16 Oct 1950; Brady AB, Japan, 8 Nov 1950-10 Jun 1952. O'Hare Intl Aprt, IL, 15 Jun 1952-16 Nov 1957. Charleston AFB, SC, 1 Oct 1991-.

Service Streamers. Korean Service.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device: 11 Sep 2001-30 Jun 2003. Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Jul 2009-30 Jun 2010. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1995; 1 Jul 1995-30 Jun 1997; 1 Jul 1997-30 Jun 1998. 1 Jul 1998-30 Jun 2000; 1 Jul 2005-30 Jun 2007; 1 Jul 2007-30 Jun 2008. Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation: 1 Jul 1951-[10 Jun 1952].

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 12 Sep 2012.

Supersedes statement prepared on 27 Mar 2001.

Emblem. Group will use the wing emblem with the group designation in the scroll.

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.