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68 Network Warfare Squadron (ACC)

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 958 Signal Radio Intelligence Company, Aviation, on 9 Oct 1942.  Activated on 1 Nov 1942.  Redesignated as:  8 Radio Squadron, Mobile (J) on 19 Feb 1944; 8 Radio Squadron, Mobile on 14 Nov 1946.  Inactivated on 8 May 1955.  Disbanded on 15 Jun 1983.  Reconstituted, and consolidated (1 Oct 1993) with the 6906 Security Squadron, which was designated, and activated, on 1 Nov 1977.  Redesignated as:  6906 Electronic Security Squadron on 1 Aug 1979; 68 Intelligence Squadron on 1 Oct 1993; 68 Information Operations Squadron on 1 Aug 2000; 68 Network Warfare Squadron on 5 Jul 2008.    

Assignments.  Third Air Force, 1 Nov 1942; Fourth Air Force, 24 Jan 1943; Seventh Air Force, 20 Nov 1944; United States Army Forces, Middle Pacific (attached to United States Army Strategic Air Forces), 25 Jul 1945; Twentieth Air Force, 18 Sep 1945; Army Security Agency, 6 Nov 1945; United States Air Force Security Service, 1 Feb 1949; 6960 Headquarters Support Group,1 Sep 1951; United States Air Force Security Service, 6 Jul 1953-8 May 1955.  Air Force Communications Security Center, 1 Nov 1977; Electronic Security Command, 1 Feb 1980; 6960 Electronic Security Wing (later, Continental Electronic Security Division), 1 Jul 1980; 695 Electronic Security Wing, 3 Oct 1988; Continental Electronic Security Division, 1 Jan 1991; 693 Intelligence Wing, 1 Oct 1991; 67 Intelligence (later, 67 Information Operations; 67 Network Warfare) Group, 1 Oct 1993; 26 Network Operations (later, 26 Cyberspace Operations) Group, 18 Aug 2009-.

Stations.  Drew Field, FL, 1 Nov 1942;  Camp Pinedale, CA, 24 Jan 1943-11 Oct 1944; Guam, 17 Oct 1944-6 Nov 1945; Washington, DC, 6 Nov 1945; Vint Hill Farms Station, Warrenton, VA, 5 Mar 1946;  Brooks AFB, TX, 23 Feb 1949;  Kelly AFB, TX, 1 Aug 1953;  Brooks AFB, TX, 22 Mar-8 May 1955.  Brooks AFB, TX, 1 Nov 1977; Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX, 1 Mar 2011-.  

 Service Streamers.  World War II American Theater; Global War on Terrorism-Service (GWOT-S).

Campaign Streamers.  World War II:  Western Pacific.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Combat “V” Device:  1 Jun 2002-31 May 2003; 1 Oct 2010-30 Sep 2012.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards:  1 Jul 1984-30 Jun 1986; 1 Jan 1990-31 Dec 1991; 1 Oct 1993-30 Sep 1994; 1 Oct 1994-30 Sep 1995; 1 Oct 1999-30 Sep 2000; 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2002; 1 Jun 2003-31 May 2005; 1 Jun 2005-31 May 2007; 1 Oct 2012-30 Sep 2013; 1 Oct 2013-30 Sep 2015. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through 11 Jul 2019.

Supersedes statement prepared on 2 Jun 2015. 

Emblem.  Approved on 17 Dec 1980; newest rendition on 25 Mar 2019.

Prepared by Jon K. Gray.

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.