688 Cyberspace Wing


Lineage.   Designated as Air Force Special Communications Center on 24 Jul 1953.  Organized on 8 Aug 1953.  Redesignated as:  Air Force Electronic Warfare Center on 1 Jul 1975; Air Force Information Warfare Center on 10 Sep 1993; Air Force Information Operations Center on 1 Oct 2006; 688 Information Operations Wing on 18 Aug 2009; 688 Cyberspace Wing on 13 Sep 2013. 


Assignments.  United States Air Force Security Service (later, Electronic Security Command; Air Force Intelligence Command; Air Intelligence Agency), 8 Aug 1953; Eighth Air Force, 1 May 2007; Twenty-Fourth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) [later Twenty-Fourth Air Force (Air Forces Cyber)], 18 Aug 2009-.


Stations.  Kelly AFB (later, Kelly Field Annex, Lackland AFB; Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland), TX, 8 Aug 1953-.


Service Streamers.   None.


Campaign Streamers.   None.


Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.


Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Nov 1965-1 Nov 1967; 18 Aug 2009-1 Oct 2010; 1 Oct 2013-30 Sep 2014.  Air Force Organizational Excellence  Awards:  1 Jan 1974-1 Jan 1976; [2 Jan] 1976-1 Jan 1979; 2 Jan 1979-31 Dec 1981; 1 Jan 1988-31 Dec 1989; 1 Jan 1990-31 Dec 1991; 1 May 1993-31 May 1994; 1 Jun 1994-31 May 1996; 1 Jun 1996-31 May 1997; 1 Jun 1997-31 May 1998; 1 Jun 2002-31 May 2003; 1 Jun 2003-31 May 2004; 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006.


Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 8 May 2015.


Supersedes statement prepared on 21 Sep 2009.


Emblem.  Approved on 14 Jun 1994; newest rendition approved on 26 Sep 2013.


Prepared by John M. Lacomia.


Reviewed by Carl E. Bailey.