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9TH MAINTENANCE SQUADRON

Posted 7/17/2012 Printable Fact Sheet
 
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The 9th Maintenance Squadron patch. 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.
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MISSION
The Airmen of the 9th Maintenance Squadron provide specialized aerospace support via expeditious, safe, and reliable maintenance. Our Accessories, Aerospace Ground Equipment, Avionics, Fabrication, Maintenance, and Propulsion Flights repair, equip, and train to support the world's finest High Altitude Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance mission. We stand ready to deploy anytime and anywhere when called upon, personifying our conviction, "It Will Be Done!"

ORGANIZATION
Nearly 380 active duty, contractors, and civilian members are assigned to the 9 MXS. The unit consists of six flights: Accessories Flight, Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight, Avionics Flight, Fabrication Flight, Maintenance Flight, Propulsion Flight, and Programs Flight. The unit falls under the 9th Maintenance Group, 9th Reconnaissance Wing, and is located at Beale AFB, California.

HISTORY
Constituted as the 9th Maintenance Squadron, Strategic Reconnaissance, and activated, on 1 May 1949. Redesignated as: 9th Maintenance Squadron on 16 Mar 1950; 9th Field Maintenance Squadron on 16 Jun 1952; 9th Maintenance Squadron on 30 Apr 1992.

STATIONS
1 May 1949 - Fairfield-Suisun (later, Travis) AFB, CA
1 May 1953 - Mountain Home AFB, ID
25 Jun 1966 - Beale AFB, CA

The unit carries the following honors:

Campaign Streamers:
None

Decorations:
Presidential Unit Award: 31 Mar - 31 Dec 1968
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award:
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat "V" Device: 1 Jul 1972 - 30 Jun 1973
1 Jan 1957 - 31 Jan 1958
1 Jul 1967 - 30 Jun 1968
1 Jul 1970 - 30 Jun 1971
1 Jul 1971 - 30 Jun 1972
1 Jul 1973 - 30 Jun 1975
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 1986 - 30 Jun 1987
1 Jul 1989 - 30 Jun 1990
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
Meritorious Unit Award 1 Jun 2009 - 31 May 2011







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