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9 Intelligence Squadron (ACC)

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander.

 

Lineage.  Constituted as 9 Photographic Laboratory Section on 25 Aug 1944.  Activated on 5 Sep 1944.  Redesignated as 9 Photographic Technical Unit on 13 Oct 1944.  Inactivated on 4 Oct 1945.  Consolidated (16 Oct 1984) with the 9 Reconnaissance Technical Squadron which was constituted as the 12 Photographic Technical Squadron on 29 Jun 1948.  Activated on 19 Jul 1948.  Redesignated 9 Reconnaissance Technical Squadron on 4 Mar 1949.  Inactivated on 1 May 1950.  Activated on 18 May 1966.  Organized on 25 Jun 1966.  Inactivated on 1 Sep 1991.  Consolidated (21 Jul 2009) with 9 Intelligence Squadron which was constituted as 9 Intelligence Support Squadron on 29 Aug 1991.  Activated on 1 Sep 1991.  Redesignated 9 Intelligence Squadron on 9 Jan 2003.

Assignments.  Ninth Air Force, 5 Sep 1944; attached to XXIX Tactical Air Command (P), 5 Nov 1944; IX Fighter Command, 1 Dec 1944 (attached to XXIX Tactical Air Command [P] entire period); 363 Tactical Reconnaissance Group, 18 May 1945; XII Tactical Air Command, 5 Aug-4 Oct 1945.  311 Air Division, 19 Jul 1948; 9 Strategic Reconnaissance (later, 9 Bombardment) Wing, 1 Jun 1949; 28 Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, 10 Apr-1 May 1950.  9 Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, 25 Jun 1966-1 Sep 1991.  9 Operations Group, 1 Sep 1991; 548 Intelligence (later, 548 Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) Group, 1 Dec 2003-.

Stations.  Chantilly, France, 5 Sep 1944; Le Culot, France, 1 Dec 1944; Belgium, 16 Feb 1945; Marienfeld, Germany, 16 Apr 1945; Erbenheim, Germany, 31 May 1945; Eschwege, Germany, 31 Jul-26 Sep 1945.  Boston Port of Entry, MA, 3-4 Oct 1945.  Topeka AFB, KS, 19 Jul 1948; Fairfield-Suisun AFB, CA, 1 Jun 1949; Rapid City AFB, SD, 10 Apr-1 May 1950.  Beale AFB, CA, 25 Jun 1966-1 Sep 1991.  Beale AFB, CA, 1 Sep 1991-.

Service Streamers.  Global War on Terrorism-Service (GWOT-S).

Campaign Streamers. World War II:  Northern France; Rhineland; Central Europe. 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Presidential Unit Citation:  31 Mar-31 Dec 1968.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat “V” Device:  1 Jul 1972-30 Jun 1973.  Meritorious Unit Award:  1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006; 1 Jun 2006-31 May 2007; 1 Jun 2014-31 May 2015; 1 Jun 2015-31 May 2016; 1 Jun 2016-31 May 2017.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Jul 1967-30 Jun 1968;  1 Jul 1970-30 Jun 1971; 1 Jul 1971-30 Jun 1972; 1 Jul 1975-30 Jun 1977; 1 Jul 1981-30 Jun 1982; 1 Jul 1983-30 Jun 1984; 1 Jul 1985-30 Jun 1986; 1 Jul 1989-30 Jun 1990; 1 Sep 1991-30 Jun 1993; 1 Jul 1993-30 Jun 1994; 1 Jul 1994-30 Jun 1995; 1 Jul 1996-31 May 1998; 1 Jun 1998-31 May 2000; 1 Jun 2000-31 May 2002; 1 Jun 2002-1 Dec 2004; 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2009; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2013; 1 Jun 2017-31 May 2018.  Citations in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army, 1 Oct-17 Dec 1944; 18 Dec 1944-15 Jan 1945.  Belgian Fourragere

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 14 Aug 2019.

Emblem.  Approved on 1 Jul 1992; newest rendition approved 3 Oct 2018.

Supersedes statement prepared on 22 Jan 2015.

Prepared by James M. Musser

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.