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801 SPECIAL OPERATIONS AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE SQUADRON (AFSOC)

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Lineage.    Constituted as 16 Floating Repair Unit on 18 May 1944.  Redesignated as 16 Aircraft Maintenance Unit (Floating) on 29 May 1944.  Activated on 2 Jun 1944.  Inactivated on 18 Feb 1946.  Disbanded on 8 Oct 1948.  Reconstituted, and redesignated as 16 Helicopter Generation Squadron, on 23 Aug 1995.  Activated on 1 Oct 1995. Redesignated as: 16 Helicopter Maintenance Squadron on 1 Oct 2002; 1 Special Operations Helicopter Maintenance Squadron on 16 Nov 2006; 801 Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron on 1 Jun 2009.

Assignments.  Warner Robins Air Service Command, 2 Jun 1944; Army Air Forces, Air Technical Service Command, 31 Aug 1944-12 Jan 1945; Pacific Ocean Area, c. Mar 1945; Guam Air Depot, 1 Apr 1945; United States Army Strategic Tactical Air Forces (later, Pacific Air Command, U. S. Army), 20 Sep-28 Dec 1945; Unkn, 2-18 Feb 1946.  16 Logistics Group, 1 Oct 1995; 16 Maintenance (later, 1 Special Operations Maintenance) Group, 1 Oct 2002-.

Stations.   Daniel Field, GA, 2 Jun 1944;  Brookley Field, AL, 25 Jul 1944;  Bates Field, AL, 7 Oct 1944;  Point Clear, AL, 14 Oct 1944;  Bates Field, AL, 6 Nov 1944;  Brookley Field, AL, 23 Dec 1944; [From 11 Jan 1945-5 Feb 1946, unit stationed aboard the Auxillary Aircraft Repair Ship FS-215, renamed Colonel Donald R. Lyon on 9 Mar 1945] Los Angeles Port of Embarkation, CA, 31 Jan 1945;  Santa Monica, CA, 1-19 Mar 1945;  Honolulu Harbor, HI, 28 Mar 1945;  Apra Harbor, Guam, 30 Apr 1945; Tanapag Harbor, Saipan, 13 May 1945;  Tinian Harbor, Tinian, 7 Aug-28 Dec 1945;  San Francisco Harbor, CA, 2 Feb 1946; Camp Stoneman, CA, 5-18 Feb 1946.   Hurlburt Field, FL, 1 Oct 1995-.

Service Streamers.    World War II Asiatic-Pacific Theater

Campaign Streamers.   None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.    Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with Combat "V" Device:  1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999; 1 Jul 2003-30 Jun 2005; 1 Jul 2006-30 Jun 2007. Meritorious Unit Awards: 1 Jul  2007-30 Jun 2009; 1 Oct 2009-30 Sep 2011.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  [1 Oct] 1995-31 May 1997; 1 Jul 1999-30 Jun 2001; 1 Jul 2001-30 Jun 2003; 1 Jul 2004-1 Jun 2006.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 10 Sep 2013.

Supersedes statement prepared on 5 Jun 2009.

Emblem.  Approved on 8 Aug 1996.

Prepared by TSgt. Matthew Scales.

Reviewed by Patsy Robertson.







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