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28 Maintenance 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.  Designated as Maintenance Squadron, 28 Maintenance and Supply Group on 28 Jul 1947.  Organized on 15 Aug 1947.  Discontinued on 12 Jul 1948.  Consolidated (22 Oct 1984) with the 28 Maintenance Squadron, Bombardment, Medium, which was constituted on 28 May 1948.  Activated on 12 Jul 1948.  Redesignated as:  28 Maintenance Squadron, Bombardment, Heavy on 16 May 1949; 28 Maintenance Squadron on 16 Mar 1950; 28 Field Maintenance Squadron on 16 Jun 1952; 28 Maintenance Squadron on 30 Apr 1992.

Assignments.  28 Maintenance and Supply Group, 15 Aug 1947; 28 Strategic Reconnaissance Group, Heavy, 10 Feb 1951; 28 Strategic Reconnaissance (later, 28 Bombardment) Wing, Heavy, 16 Jun 1952; 28 Logistics (later, 28 Maintenance) Group, 1 Sep 1991-.

Stations.  Rapid City AAFld (later, Rapid City AFB; Ellsworth AFB), SD, 15 Aug 1947-.

Service Streamers.  None

Campaign Streamers.  None

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None 

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device:  19 Aug 1969-23 Mar 1970; 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2003.  Meritorious Unit Award: 1 Jun 2011-31 May 2013.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Sep 1957-30 Jun 1958; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1966; 1 Jan-1 Mar 1968; 2 Mar-1 Jul 1968; 9-10 Jun 1972; 1 Jul 1976-30 Jun 1978; 1 Jul 1978-30 Jun 1980; 1 Jul 1981-30 Jun 1983; 1 Apr 1985-31 Mar 1987; 1 Jul 1986-30 Jun 1988; 1 Jul 1988-30 Jun 1990; 1 Jan-31 Dec 1992; 1 Jun-30 Nov 1994; 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1999; 1 Jun 2003-31 May 2005; 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2009.  Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm:  19 Aug 1969-23 Mar 1970.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 24 Mar 2015.

Supersedes statement prepared on 7 Oct 1999. 

Emblem.  Approved on 30 Jun 1988.

Prepared by Daniel L. Haulman

Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey