MALS-26 has provided logistical and maintenance support for the squadrons of MAG-26 since 1952. Detachments deploy with squadrons going to the Caribbean and Middle East.
Activated 16 June 1952, at Cherry Point, North
Carolina, as Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron MAG-26
Redesignated 15 February 1954 as Headquarters and Maintenance Squadron 26 (H&MS-26).
Relocated during July 1954 to New River, North Carolina.
Redesignated during October 1988 as Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26.
JOINT MERITORIOUS UNIT AWARD
MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION STREAMER with 1 bronze star
NATIONAL DEFENCE SERVICE STREAMER with 3 bronze stars