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801 SPECIAL OPERATIONS AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE SQUADRON (AFSOC)

Posted 6/12/2009 Printable Fact Sheet
 
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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 Award with Combat "V" Device: 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999; 1 Jul 2003-30 Jun 2005; 1 Jul 2006-30 Jun 2007. 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 5 Jun 2009. 

Supersedes statement prepared on 20 Dec 2007. 

Emblem. Approved on 8 Aug 1996. 

Prepared by Patsy Robertson. 

Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.







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