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548 Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group (ACC)

480 ISRW

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Lineage.  Constituted as 6  Photo Technical Squadron on 20 Nov 1943.  Activated on 1 Dec 1943.  Redesignated as 548 Reconnaissance Technical Squadron on 7 Jan 1950.  Discontinued on 8 Mar 1960.  Organized on 8 Oct 1965.  Redesignated as 548 Reconnaissance Technical Group on 1 Oct 1967.  Inactivated on 3 Jul 1991.  Redesignated as 548 Air Intelligence Group on 1 Aug 1992.  Activated on 27 Aug 1992.  Inactivated on 1 Oct 1994.  Redesignated as 548 Intelligence Group on 23 Oct 2003.  Activated on 1 Dec 2003.  Redesignated as 548 Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group on 1 Jan 2009.

Assignments.  III Reconnaissance Command, 1 Dec 1943; Thirteenth Air Force, 13 May 1944; 91 Reconnaissance Wing, 10 Nov 1945; Pacific Air Command, US Army (later, Far East Air Forces), 27 Jan 1946; Fifth Air Force, 5 Jan 1950; Far East Air Forces, 18 Feb 1950; Japanese Air Defense Force, 1 May 1952; 6007 Composite Reconnaissance (later, 6007 Reconnaissance) Group, 11 Aug 1954; Far East Air Forces, 2 Apr 1955; 6007 Reconnaissance Group, 1 Jul 1955; Fifth Air Force, 1 Jul 1957; 67 Tactical Reconnaissance Wing, 1 Oct 1957-8 Mar 1960.  Pacific Air Forces, 30 Jun 1965-3 Jul 1991.  Air Combat Command, 27 Aug 1992; Second Air Force, 1 Oct 1992; Twelfth Air Force, 1 Jul 1993-1 Oct 1994.  480 Intelligence (later, 480 Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) Wing, 1 Dec 2003-.

Stations.  Will Rogers Field, OK, 1 Dec 1943-11 Apr 1944; Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 13 May-28 Nov 1944; Morotai Island, 12 Dec 1944-Sep 1945; Camp Dulag, Leyte, 30 Sep 1945; Fort William McKinley, Luzon, 22 Nov 1945; Tokyo, Japan, 17 May 1946; Yokota Army Air Base (later, Yokota Air Base), Japan, Sep 1946; Showa Air Station, Japan, 30 Jun 1958; Yokota Air Base, Japan, 6-8 Mar 1960.  Hickam AFB, HI, 8 Oct 1965-3 Jul 1991.  Langley AFB, VA, 27 Aug 1992-1 Oct 1994.  Beale AFB, CA, 1 Dec 2003-.

Service Streamers.  Korean Service.  Global War on Terrorism-Service (GWOT-S).

Campaign Streamers.   World War II:  New Guinea 1943-1944.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.   Meritorious Unit Awards: 1 Jun 2004-31 May 2006; 1 Jun 2006-31 May 2007; 1 Jun 2014-31 May 2015; 1 Jun 2015-31 May 2016; 1 Jun 2016-31 May 2017; 1 Jun 2019-31 May 2020.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  27 Jun 1950-10 Apr 1951; 11 Apr 1951-26 Nov 1954; 14 Oct 1954-[1 Apr 1955 and 1 Jul 1955]-30 Jun 1956; 23 Jan-25 Mar 1968; 30 Mar-15 Aug 1972; 1 Feb 1974-31 May 1975; 1 Jul 1978-30 Jun 1980; 1 Jun 1986-31 May 1988; 1 Apr 1989-31 Mar 1991; 1 Jan 1993-30 Sep 1994; 1 Jun 2007-31 May 2009; 1 Jun 2009-31 May 2011; 1 Jun 2011-31 [Dec 2012]; 1 Jan-31 Dec 2013; 1 Jun 2017-31 May 2018.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 18 Feb 2021.

Supersedes statement prepared on 24 Aug 2011.

Emblem.   Approved on 11 Dec 1968; latest rendition 3 Oct 2018.

Prepared by Margaret Ream.