HomeAbout UsFact SheetsDisplay

9 Mission Support Group (ACC)

Lineage.  Established as 9 Air Base Group, and activated, on 1 May 1949.  Redesignated as 9 Combat Support Group on 1 Oct 1958.  Discontinued, and inactivated, on 1 Jan 1966.  Activated on 1 Aug 1972.  Inactivated on 30 Sep 1975.  Activated on 15 Mar 1983.  Inactivated on 1 Jan 1990.  Redesignated as 9 Support Group on 29 Aug 1991.  Activated on 1 Sep 1991.  Redesignated as 9 Mission Support Group on 18 Sep 2002.

Assignments.  9 Strategic Reconnaissance (later, 9 Bombardment; 9 Strategic Aerospace) Wing, 1 May 1949-1 Jun 1966.  9 Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, 1 Aug 1972; 456 Bombardment Wing, 1 Jul-30 Sep 1975.  9 Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, 15 Mar 1983-1 Jan 1990.  9 Wing (later, 9 Reconnaissance Wing), 1 Sep 1991-.

Stations.  Fairfield-Suisun (later, Travis) AFB, CA, 1 May 1949; Mountain Home AFB, ID, 16 Mar 1953-1 Jan 1966.  Beale AFB, CA, 1 Aug 1972-30 Sep 1975.  Beale AFB, CA, 15 Mar 1983-1 Jan 1990.  Beale AFB, CA, 1 Sep 1991-.

Service Streamers.  None.

Campaign Streamers.  None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Meritorious Unit Awards: 1 Jun 2009-31 May 2011; 1 Jun 2016-31 May 2017.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1957-31 Jan 1958; 1 Jul 1973-30 Jun 1975; 1 Jul 1983-30 Jun 1984; 1 Jul 1985-30 Jun 1986; 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1987; 1 Jul-31 Dec 1989; 1 Jul 1994-30 Jun 1995; 1 Jun 1996-31 May 1998; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2000-31 May 2002; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2005-31 May 2007; 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2009; 1 Jun 2011-31 May 2012; 1 Jun 2014-31 May 2015; 1 Jun 2015-31 May 2016.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 4 Oct 2021.

Supersedes statement prepared on 1 Nov 2013.

Emblem.  None.  Group should request use of wing emblem IAW DAFI 84-105, Chap 3, para, 3.3.3.  Contact local supporting historian or MAJCOM history office for assistance.

Prepared by Melissa Lahue.

Reviewed by Margaret Ream.