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18 MAINTENANCE GROUP (PACAF)

Posted 4/2/2014 Printable Fact Sheet

Lineage. Established as 18 Maintenance and Supply Group on 10 Aug 1948. Activated on 14 Aug 1948. Inactivated on 1 Oct 1957. Disestablished on 27 Sep 1984. Reestablished, redesignated as 18 Logistics Group, and activated, on 1 Oct 1991. Redesignated 18 Maintenance Group on 19 Aug 2002.

Assignments. 18 Fighter Wing (later 18 Fighter-Bomber Wing), 14 Aug 1948-1 Oct 1957 (attached to: 24 Airdrome Wing, 5 Oct-17 Dec 1949; 6208 Depot Wing, 17 Dec 1949-1 Sep 1950). 18 Wing, 1 Oct 1991-.

Stations. Clark AB, Luzon, Philippines, 14 Aug 1948; Pusan AB, South Korea, 1 Dec 1950; Pyongyang East, North Korea, 1 Dec 1950; Suwon AB, South Korea, c. 4 Dec 1950; Chinhae, South Korea, 9 Dec 1950; Kadena AB, Ryukyu Islands, 30 Oct 1954; Yontan Auxiliary AB, Ryukyu Islands, 10 Nov 1954; Kadena, AB, Okinawa, 12 Dec 1954-1 Oct 1957. Kadena AB, Japan, 1 Oct 1991-.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. Korea: CCF Intervention 1950-1951; First UN Counteroffensive 1951; CCF Spring Offensive 1951; UN Summer-Fall Offensive 1951; Second Korean Winter 1951-1952; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952; Third Korean Winter 1952-1953; Korea Summer 1953.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: [1 Oct] 1991-31 May 1993;1 Jun 1993-31 Aug 1994; 1 Sep 1994-31 Aug 1995; 1 Sep 1995-31 Aug 1997; 1 Oct 1998-30 Sep 2000; 1 Oct 2000-30 Sep 2002; 1 Oct 2002-30 Sep 2004; 1 Oct 2005-30 Sep 2007; 31 Oct 2009-[1 Nov] 2010; 2 Nov 2010-1 Nov 2012. Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citations: 1 Dec 1950-31 Jan 1951; 1 Feb 1951-31 Mar 1953.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through Feb 2014.

Supersedes statement prepared on 23 Jun 2009.

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

Prepared by Patsy Robertson.

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.







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