56 Maintenance Group (AETC)

Lineage.  Established as 56 Maintenance and Supply Group, on 28 Jul 1947.  Organized on 15 Aug 1947.  Discontinued on 1 Aug 1948.  Consolidated (19 Sep 1995) with the 56 Maintenance and Supply Group, which was established on 14 Jun 1948.  Activated on 1 Aug 1948.  Inactivated on 6 Feb 1952.  Disbanded on 27 Sep 1984.  Reestablished, and redesignated as 56 Logistics Group, on 28 Oct 1991.  Activated on 1 Nov 1991. Inactivated on 4 Jan 1994. Activated on 1 Apr 1994.  Redesignated as 56 Maintenance Group on 27 Sep 2002.


Assignments.  56 Fighter Wing, 15 Aug 1947-1 Aug 1948. 56 Fighter (later, 56 Fighter-Interceptor) Wing, 1 Aug 1948-6 Feb 1952.  56 Fighter Wing, 1 Nov 1991-4 Jan 1994.  56 Fighter Wing, 1 Apr 1994-.


Stations.  Selfridge Field (later, Selfridge AFB), MI, 15 Aug 1947-6 Feb 1952.  MacDill AFB, FL, 1 Nov 1991-4 Jan 1994.  Luke AFB, AZ, 1 Apr 1994-.


Service Streamers.  None.


Campaign Streamers.  None.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1994-30 Jun 1996; 1 Jul 1996-30 Jun 1998; 1 Jul 1998-30 Jun 2000; 1 Jul 2001-30 Jun 2003; 1 Jun 2003-30 Jun 2005; 1 Jul 2005-30 Jun 2006; 1 Jul 2006-30 Jun 2007; 1 Jul 2007-30 Jun 2008; 1 Jul 2008-30 Jun 2009; 1 Jul 2009-30 Jun 2010; 1 Jul 2010-30 Jun 2011; 1 Jul 2011-30 Jun 2012; 1 Jul 2012-30 Jun 2013; 1 Jul 2013-30 Jun 2014; 1 Jul 2014-30 Jun 2015; 1 Jul 2015-30 Jun 2016.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 4 Aug 2017.


Supersedes statement prepared on 12 Jul 2017. 


Emblem.  Approved on 16 May 2013. 


Prepared by Dr. Daniel Haulman.