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3 Intelligence Squadron (AFISRA)

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 as 3 Photo Lab Section on 9 Oct 1943. Activated on 20 Oct 1943. Redesignated as 3 Photographic Technical Unit on 10 Nov 1944. Inactivated on 5 Nov 1945. Consolidated (16 Oct 1984) with the 8 Reconnaissance Technical Squadron, which was constituted on 25 Jan 1952. Activated on 16 Feb 1952. Inactivated on 31 Mar 1970. Redesignated as: 3 Reconnaissance Technical Squadron on 16 Oct 1984; 3 Intelligence Squadron on 6 Oct 2010. Activated on 1 Nov 2010.

Assignments. 74 Tactical Reconnaissance Group, 20 Oct 1943; Tenth Air Force, 22 Apr 1944; 8 Photographic Reconnaissance Group, 18 Jul 1944-5 Nov 1945. Eighth Air Force, 16 Feb 1952-31 Mar 1970. 480 Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group, 1 Nov 2010-.

Stations. Morris Fld, NC, 20 Oct 1943; Campbell AAFld, KY, 8 Nov 1943; Camp Patrick Henry, VA, 13-22 Feb 1944; India, 25 Apr 1944; Dinjan, India, ca. Jun 1944; Bally, India, ca. Nov 1944-7 Oct 1945; Camp Kilmer, NY 3-5 Nov 1945. Carswell AFB, TX, 16 Feb 1952; Westover AFB, MA, 1 May 1955-31 Mar 1970. Fort Gordon, GA, 1 Nov 2010-.

Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. World War II: Central Burma; India-Burma.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Award: 1 Jul 1965-30 Jun 1966.

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through Dec 2010.

Supersedes draft prepared on 4 Aug 2008.

Emblem. Approved on 30 Oct 1959, however the emblem does not meet current standards. The unit may submit a new design in accordance with AFI 84-105.
 
Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.