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51 Maintenance Group (PACAF)

Lineage. Established as 51 Maintenance and Supply Group on 10 Aug 1948. Activated on 18 Aug 1948. Inactivated on 25 Oct 1957. Disestablished on 27 Sep 1984. Reestablished, and redesignated 51 Maintenance Group, on 10 Sep 1990. Activated on 1 Oct 1990. Redesignated: 51 Logistics Group on 7 Feb 1992; 51 Maintenance Group on 30 Sep 2002. 

Assignments. 51 Fighter (later, 51 Fighter-Interceptor) Wing, 18 Aug 1948-25 Oct 1957. 51 Tactical Fighter Wing (later, 51 Wing, 51 Fighter Wing), 1 Oct 1990-. 

Stations. Naha Afld (later, Naha AB), Okinawa, 18 Aug 1948; Itazuke AB, Japan, c. 24 Sep 1950; Kimpo AB, South Korea, c. 24 Oct 1950; Itazuke AB, Japan, 10 Dec 1950; Tsuiki AB, Japan, 15 Jan 1951; Suwon AB, South Korea, 1 Oct 1951; Tsuiki AB, Japan, 20 Oct 1952; Suwon AB, South Korea, 20 Jun 1954; Naha AB, Okinawa, 1 Aug 1954-25 Oct 1957. Osan AB, South Korea, 1 Oct 1990-. 

Service Streamers. None. 

Campaign Streamers. Korea: UN Offensive 1950; CCF Intervention 1950-1951; UN Summer-Fall Offensive 1951; Second Korean Winter 1951-1952; Korea, Summer-Fall 1952. 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None. 

Decorations. Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citations: [24] Sep 1950-30 Jun 1951; 1 Jul 1951-31 Mar 1953. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Oct 1992-30 Sep 1994; 1 Nov 1995-31 May 1997; 1 Oct 2002-30 Sep 2004. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 13 Apr 2009.
 
Supersedes statement prepared on 1 Oct 1997.
 
Emblem. Group will use the wing emblem with the group designation in the scroll. 

Prepared by Robert B. Kane.
 
Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.