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MALS-29

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ca. 1995

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Current version

Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 29
MALS-29
"Wolverines"

Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 29 was formed in 1972, at New River, North Carolina, as Headquarters and Maintenance Squadron 29. It received its current designation in 1986. The squadron provides administrative and logistics support, as well as performing Intermediate Level Maintenance tasks for the squadrons of MAG-29.

During the Gulf War (1990-91), MALS-29 was temporarily transferred to MAG-26 and was deployed to Saudi Arabia.

During Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003), MALS-29 deployed to Kuwait and Iraq with MAG-29.


LINEAGE

Activated 1 May 1972 at New River, North Carolina, as Headquarters and Maintenance Squadron 29, and assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, FMFLant.

Redesignated 5 Jun 1986 as Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 29, Marine Aircraft Group 29, 2d Marine Aircraft Wing.

Reassigned during November 1990 to Marine Aircraft Group 26.

Deployed during December 1990 to Saudi Arabia

Participated in Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM, December 1990 - Mar 1991.

Reassigned during Mar 1991 to Marine Aircraft Group 29.

Participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003).


AWARDS

PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION STREAMER

NAVY UNIT COMMENDATION STREAMER with one bronze star

MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION STREAMER

NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE STREAMER with 1 bronze star

SOUTHWEST ASIA SERVICE STREAMER with three bronze stars

GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM EXPEDITIONARY STREAMER