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9 Communications Squadron (ACC)

Lineage.  Constituted as 9 Communications Squadron, Strategic Reconnaissance, and activated, on 1 May 1949.  Redesignated as 9 Communications Squadron on 16 Mar 1950.  Inactivated on 10 Feb 1951.  Activated on 14 Feb 1952.  Inactivated on 16 Jun 1952.   Activated on 1 Aug 1972.  Inactivated on 30 Sep 1975.  Activated on 1 Sep 1991.

Assignments.   9 Air Base Group, 1 May 1949-10 Feb 1951.  9 Bombardment Wing, 14 Feb-16 Jun 1952.  9 Combat Support Group, 1 Aug 1972-30 Sep 1975.  9 Support (later, 9 Mission Support) Group, 1 Sep 1991-.

Stations.  Fairfield-Suisun (later, Travis) AFB, CA, 1 May 1949-10 Feb 1951.  Travis AFB, CA, 14 Feb-16 Jun 1952.  Beale AFB, CA, 1 Aug 1972-30 Sep 1975.  Beale AFB, CA, 1 Sep 1991-.

Service Streamers.  None.

Campaign Streamers.  None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Jun 2009-31 May 2011; 1 Jun 2013-31 May 2014; 1 Jun 2016-31 May 2017.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jul 1973-30 Jun 1975; 1 Jul 1992-30 Jun 1993; 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1994; 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, Components, Stations, and Honors through 13 Sep 2021.

Supersedes statement prepared on 7 Jan 2002.

Emblem.  Approved on 6 Dec 1995.

Prepared by Melissa Lahue.

Reviewed by Margaret Ream.