Air Force Inspection Agency

In accordance with AFI 84-105, chapter 3, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT authorized without the approval of the organization's commander.

In accordance with AFI 84-105, chapter 3, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT authorized without the approval of the organization's commander.


Lineage.  Established as Air Force Inspection and Safety Center, a Separate Operating Agency on 20 Dec 1971.  Activated on 31 Dec 1971.  Status changed from Separate Operating Agency to a Field Operating Agency on 5 Feb 1991.  Redesignated as Air Force Inspection Agency on 1 Aug 1991.


Assignments.   Headquarters, United States Air Force, 31 Dec 1971-.       


Stations.  Norton AFB, CA, 31 Dec 1971; Kirtland AFB, NM, 12 Jul 1993-.


Service Streamers.  None.


Campaign Streamers.  None.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Award:  2 Sep 1974-30 Jun 1976.  Air Force Organizational Excellence Awards:  1 Jan 1977-31 Dec 1978; 1 Jan 1979-31 Jan 1982; 1 May 1984-30 Apr 1986; 1 Oct 1988-30 Sep 1990; 1 Oct 1991-30 Sep 1993; 1 Oct 1993-30 Sep 1995; 1 Oct 1998-30 Sep 2000. 1 Oct 2000-30 Sep 2002; 1 Oct 2002-30 Sep 2004; 1 Oct 2004-30 Sep 2006; 1 Jan 2011-31 Dec 2012.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 26 Jan 2017.


Emblem.  Adopted the emblem of the 1002d Inspector General Group upon its inactivation and disbandment  on 1 Jan 1972.  The two units were not lineally connected.


Prepared by Carl E Bailey