9th PHYSIOLOGICAL SUPPORT SQUADRON – BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH

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Computer made/mounted on velcro  3.5 inch-90mm

 

9th PHYSIOLOGICAL SUPPORT SQUADRON

Lineage. Constituted as 9 Altitude Chamber Indoctrination Flight on 21 Jan 1953.  Activated on 10 Mar 1953.  Redesignated as 9 Physiological Training Flight on 25 Apr 1957.  Inactivated on 16 Jan 1959.  Consolidated (1 Dec 1995) with the 9 Training Squadron, which was constituted on 26 Aug 1994.  Activated on 1 Sep 1994.  Redesignated as 9 Physiological Support Squadron on 15 Dec 1995.

Assignments. 802 Air Division, 10 Mar 1953-16 Jan 1959.  9 Medical Group, 1 Sep 1994.  9 Operations Group, 2 Dec 2019-.

Stations. Smoky Hill (later, Schilling) AFB, KS, 10 Mar 1953-16 Jan 1959.  Beale AFB, CA, 1 Sep 1994-.

Operations. Provides specialized support and training for U-2 aviators in support of worldwide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) combat missions including temporary duty at three Forward Operating Locations and two en-route recovery bases. Acts as the Western Regional Training Center for mission specific physiological and performance optimization training for DoD, NASA, high altitude parachutist, and support personnel. Also responsible for full pressure suit (FPS) maintenance and support to 9 RW, DoD, and NASA as the sole USAF FPS Depot maintenance/supply center.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Meritorious Unit Awards:  1 Jun 2009-31 May 2011; 1 Jun 2013-31 May 2014; 1 Jun 2016-31 May 2017.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: [1 Sep] 1994-30 Jun 1995; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2005-31 May 2007; 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2009; 1 Jun 2011-31 May 2012; 1 Jun 2014-31 May 2015; 1 Jun 2015-31 May 2016.

Emblem. Approved on 8 May 1997.

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