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9 Maintenance Operations Squadron (ACC)

Lineage.  Constituted as 9 Station Complement Squadron on 5 Apr 1943.  Activated on 10 Apr 1943.  Inactivated on 10 Nov 1945.  Disbanded on 8 Oct 1948.  Reconstituted, and redesignated as 9 Logistics Support Squadron, on 29 Aug 1991.  Activated on 1 Sep 1991.  Redesignated as 9 Maintenance Operations Squadron on 20 Aug 2002.  Inactivated on 10 Jun 2013.

Assignments.  Third Air Force, 10 Apr 1943; Eighth Air Force, c. 6 Jun 1943; VIII Bomber Command, 8 Jun 1943; VIII Air Force Composite Command, 14 Feb 1944; VIII Fighter Command, 1 Oct 1944; 1 Bombardment Division, 1 Jan 1945; Air Technical Service Command in Europe, 23 Mar 1945; Ninth Air Force, 1 Jun 1945; IX Air Force Service Command, 25 Oct-10 Nov 1945.  9 Logistics Group (later, 9 Maintenance Group), 1 Sep 1991-10 Jun 2013.

Stations.  Jacksonville, FL, 10 Apr 1943; Camp Kilmer, NJ, 27-31 May 1943; Cheddington, England, 8 Jun 1943; Compeigne, France, 25 Mar 1945; Erding, Germany, 16 Jun-10 Nov 1945.  Beale AFB, CA, 1 Sep 1991-10 Jun 2013.

Service Streamers.  World War II European-African-Middle Eastern Theater.

Campaign Streamers.  None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.   Meritorious Unit Award:  1 Jun 2009-31 May 2011.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 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.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 15 Sep 2021.

Supersedes statement prepared on 8 Jan 2002.

Emblem.  Approved on 13 Jul 1992.

Prepared by Melissa Lahue.

Reviewed by Margaret Ream.