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31 Maintenance Operations Squadron (USAFE)

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 31 Station Complement Squadron on 15 May 1943. Activated on 20 May 1943. Disbanded on 15 Apr 1945. Reconstituted, and redesignated as 31 Logistics Support Squadron, on 28 Oct 1991. Activated on 1 Nov 1991. Redesignated as 31 Logistics Support Flight on 23 Mar 1994. Inactivated on 1 Apr 1994. Activated on 1 Apr 1994. Redesignated as: 31 Logistics Support Squadron on 1 Nov 1994; 31 Maintenance Operations Squadron on 19 Jul 2002. 

Assignments. Third Air Force, 20 May 1943; Eighth Air Force, c. 11 Aug 1943; VIII Bomber Command, Aug 1943; 3 Bombardment (later, 3 Air) Division, 13 Sep 1943-15 Apr 1945 (attached to 4 Bombardment Wing [Provisional], 18 Nov 1944-10 Feb 1945). 31 Logistics Group, 1 Nov 1991-1 Apr 1994. 31 Logistics (later, 31 Maintenance) Group, 1 Apr 1994-. 

Stations. Kellogg Field, MI, 20 May-27 Jul 1943; Great Ashfield, England, 12 Aug 1943-15 Apr 1945. Homestead AFB, FL, 1 Nov 1991-1 Apr 1994. Aviano AB, Italy, 1 Apr 1994-.
 
Service Streamers. World War II European-African-Middle Eastern Theater. 

Campaign Streamers. Kosovo: Air Campaign. 

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None. 

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Apr 1994-1 Apr 1996; 2 Apr 1996-1 Apr 1998; 2 Apr 1998-1 Apr 2000; 24 Mar-10 Jun 1999; 1 Oct 2000-1 Oct 2002; 2 Oct 2002-30 Sep 2004. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 12 Sep 2008.
 
Supersedes statement prepared on 16 Dec 1996.
 
Emblem. Approved on 13 Apr 1995. 

Prepared by Daniel L. Haulman.
 
Reviewed by Patsy Robertson.