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97 Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AETC)

Lineage.  Constituted as 97 Periodic Maintenance Squadron on 4 Jun 1952.  Activated on 16 Jun 1952.  Redesignated as 97 Organizational Maintenance Squadron on 1 Jan 1959.  Inactivated on 1 May 1992.  Redesignated as 97 Aircraft Generation Squadron on 21 Aug 1992.  Activated on 1 Oct 1992.  Inactivated on 1 Jul 1993.  Redesignated as 97 Aircraft Maintenance Squadron on 24 Aug 2017.  Activated on 1 Nov 2017.

Assignments.  97 Bombardment Wing, 16 Jun 1952; 97 Logistics Group, 1 Sep 1991; 97 Support Group, 1 Apr-1 May 1992.  97 Logistics Group, 1 Oct 1992; 97 Operations Group, 1 Feb-1 Jul 1993.  97 Maintenance Group, 1 Nov 2017-. 

Stations.  Biggs AFB, TX, 16 Jun 1952 (deployed at RAF Upper Heyford, England, 5 May-4 Jul 1956); Blytheville (later, Eaker) AFB, AR, 1 Jul 1959-1 May 1992.  Altus AFB, OK, 1 Oct 1992-1 Jul 1993.  Altus AFB, OK, 1 Nov 2017-.

Service Streamers.  None.

Campaign Streamers.  None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  2 Jul-3 Nov 1957; 23 Oct-22 Nov 1962; 1 Jul 1975-30 Jun 1977; 1 Jul 1977-30 Jun 1978; 1 Jul 1978-30 Jun 1980; 1 Jul 1982-30 Jun 1984; 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1988; 1 Oct 1992-30 Jun 1993.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 16 Feb 2021.

Supersedes statement prepared on 7 Nov 1988.

Emblem.  Approved on 15 Aug 1985 (not in compliance; modification pending).

Prepared by Margaret Ream.