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Travis Air Force Base Fact Sheets

This database holds fact sheets on Travis Air Force Base weapons, organizations, inventory, careers and equipment. Air Force fact sheets contain up to date information and statistics. If a fact sheet is not listed, please contact the 60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs office at 60amwpa@us.af.mil

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Travis Air Force Base Fact Sheets

This database holds fact sheets on Travis Air Force Base weapons, organizations, inventory, careers and equipment. Air Force fact sheets contain up to date information and statistics. If a fact sheet is not listed, please contact the 60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs office at 60amwpa@us.af.mil

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60th Maintenance Squadron

The 60th Maintenance Squadron delivers safe, professional maintenance that powers a dynamic global mission.  The squadron is comprised of seven flights, totaling 13 different AFSCs, which provides a vast array of maintenance capabilities for three types of aircraft: the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, the McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender, and the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III which are valued at $9.2 billion; as well as 478 pieces of aerospace ground equipment worth $16 million which are assigned to the 60th Air Mobility Wing. It provides effective on and off equipment maintenance and manufacturing capability, repairs and overhauls fuel, hydraulic and electrical and environmental systems, overhauls C-17 avionics components, manages all base munitions, and calibrates over 13,200 pieces of test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment supporting 263 federal agencies across California, Nevada and Oregon. Squadron members facilitate the round-the-clock worldwide mission including rapid combat support, contingency response airlift missions, humanitarian aid, aerial refueling, crash damage or disabled aircraft recovery and aeromedical evacuation.

LINEAGE

60 Maintenance Squadron, Troop Carrier, Medium, constituted and activated, 1 Jul 1948

Redesignated 60 Maintenance, Troop Carrier, Heavy, 5 Nov 1948

Redesignated 60 Maintenance, Troop Carrier, Medium, 16 Nov 1949

Redesignated 60 Maintenance, 1 Mar 1950

Redesignated 60 Field Maintenance Squadron, 15 Nov 1954

Redesignated 60 Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 12 Mar 1957

Inactivated, 25 Sep 1958

Redesignated 60 Field Maintenance Squadron and activated, 27 Dec 1965

Organized, 8 Jan 1966

Redesignated 60 Equipment Maintenance Squadron, 1 Aug 1990

Redesignated 60 Maintenance Squadron, 10 Jul 2008.

STATIONS

Kaufbeuren AFB, Germany, 1 Jul 1948

Rhein-Main AFB, Germany, 10 Feb 1949

Wiesbaden AFB (later, AB) Germany, 26 May 1949

Rhein-Main AB, Germany, 2 Jun 1951

Dreux AB, France, 13 Oct 1955-25 Sep 1958

Travis AFB, CA, 8 Jan 1966

ASSIGNMENTS

60 Maintenance and Supply Group, 1 Jul 1948

60 Troop Carrier Wing, 12 Mar 1957-25 Sep 1958

60 Military Airlift Wing, 8 Jan 1966

60 Military Airlift Group, 6 Mar 1978

60 Military Airlift Wing, 15 Feb 1979

60 Logistics Group, 1 Nov 1991

60 Maintenance Group, 1 Oct 2002

HONORS

Service Streamers

Medal for Humane Action: Berlin Airlift Streamer, 26 Jun 1948 – 30 Sep 1949

Global War on Terrorism Service (GWOT-S) Streamer, 15 July 2016.

Decorations

Meritorious Unit Award

1 Jul 2005 – 31 Jun 2007

Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards

8 Jan-30 Jun 1966

1 Jul 1966-30 Jun 1967

1 Jul 1967-30 Jun 1968

1 Jul 1974-30 Jun 1975

1 Jul 1975-30 Jun 1977

1 Jul 1983-30 Jun 1985

16 Dec 1989-31 Jan 1990

1 Jul 1990–30 Jun 1992

1 Nov 1993-31 Jul 1995

1 Aug 1995-30 Jul 1997

1 Jul 1997-30 Jun 1999

1 Jul 1999-30 Jun 2000

1 Jul 2000-30 Jun 2001

1 Jul 2001-30 Jun 2003

1 Jul 2003-30 Jun 2004

1 Jul 2004-30 Jun 2005

1 Jul 2007-30 Jun 2009

1 Jul 2009-30 Jun 2010

1 Jul 2010-30 Jun 2012

1 Jul 2012-30 Jun 2013

1 Jul 2013-30 Jun 2014

1 Jul 2014-30 Jun 2015

1 Jul 2015-30 Jun 2016

1 Jul 2017-30 Jun 2018

 

 

EMBLEM

60th Maintenance Squadron emblem: On a disc, a demi-globe of the field

issuing from base charged with a Phoenix rising emerging from flames , all within a

narrow border. Attached above the disk, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border

and inscribed “PROUD AND DETERMINED” in Yellow letters. Attached below the disk, a Blue scroll

edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed “60TH MAINTENANCE SQ” in Yellow letters.

SIGNIFICANCE:

Ultramarine blue and Air Force yellow are the Air Force colors. Blue alludes to the

sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence

required of Air Force personnel. The Phoenix, a legendary bird that consumed itself by fire and

rose renewed, represents the history of the Squadron. The globe, from the emblem of the Air

Mobility Command, refers to the command that the Squadron supports.

Approved, 16 Jul 2008