10 Space Warning Squadron

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.

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.


Lineage. Constituted 10th Missile Warning Squadron on 10 Jul 1986. Activated on 1 Aug 1986. Redesignated 10th Space Warning Squadron on 15 May 1992.

Assignments. 1st Space Wing, 1 Aug 1986; 21st Operations Group, 15 May 1992-.

Stations. Cavalier AFS (later AS), ND, 1 Aug 1986-.

Aircraft. None.

Operations. Operated phased array radar to detect sea-launched and inter-continental ballistic missile attack against the US. Also provided surveillance, tracking, and space object identification for USAF Space Surveillance Network, 1986 to present.

Service Streamers. None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Oct 1988-30 Nov 1989.

Emblem.  On a Blue disc, issuing from left base a Brittany Blue demi-sphere grid lined Black, from which extends two Yellow lightning bolts to a centered Silver Gray shield surrounded on the right side by three White satellites shaped like a circle, a four-pointed star, and a triangle respectively; all within a narrow Yellow border. MOTTO: INSTANT TO WATCHFUL INSTANT. Approved on 9 July 2008.