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97 Maintenance Group (AETC)

97 Maintenance Group

97 Maintenance Group

Lineage.  Designated as 97 Maintenance and Supply Group on 11 Sep 1947.  Organized on 1 Dec 1947.  Discontinued on 12 Jul 1948.  Consolidated (19 Sep 1995) with the 97 Maintenance and Supply Group, which was established on 28 May 1948.  Activated on 12 July 1948.  Inactivated on 10 Feb 1951.  Activated on 14 Feb 1952.  Inactivated on 16 Jun 1952.  Disestablished on 27 Sep 1984.  Reestablished, and redesignated as 97 Logistics Group, on 29 Aug 1991.  Activated on 1 Sep 1991.  Inactivated on 1 Apr 1992.  Activated on 1 Oct 1992.  Inactivated on 30 Aug 2002.  Redesignated as 97 Maintenance Group on 24 Aug 2017.  Activated on 1 Nov 2017.

Assignments.  97 Bombardment Wing, 1 Dec 1947-12 Jul 1948.  97 Bombardment Wing, 12 Jul 1948-10 Feb 1951.  97 Bombardment Wing, 14 Feb-16 Jun 1952.  97 Wing, 1 Sep 1991-1 Apr 1992.  97 Air Mobility Wing, 1 Oct 1992-30 Aug 2002.  97 Air Mobility Wing, 1 Nov 2017-.

Stations.  Mile 26 Field (later, Eielson AFB), AK, 1 Dec 1947-12 Mar 1948; Smoky Hill AFB, KS, 16 Mar 1948; Biggs AFB, TX, 17 May 1948-10 Feb 1951.  Biggs AFB, TX, 14 Feb-16 Jun 1952.  Eaker AFB, AR, 1 Sep 1991-1 Apr 1992.  Altus AFB, OK, 1 Oct 1992-30 Aug 2002.  Altus AFB, OK, 1 Nov 2017-.

Service Streamers.  None.

Campaign Streamers.  None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Oct 1992-30 Jun 1993; 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1994; 1 Jul 1994-30 Jun 1995; 1 Jul 1995-30 Jun 1996; 1 Jul 1996-30 Jun 1998; 1 Jul 1998-30 Jun 1999; 1 Jul 1999-30 Jun 2000; 1 Jul 2000-30 Jun 2002.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 27 Aug 2020.

Supersedes statement prepared 7 Jun 1996.

Emblem.  Approved on 13 Aug 2019.

Prepared by Margaret Ream.