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67 Cyberspace Wing (ACC)

In accordance with chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without permission of the organization's commander.

In accordance with chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without permission of the organization's commander.

Lineage.   Established as 67 Reconnaissance Wing on 6 Nov 1947.  Organized on 25 Nov 1947.  Redesignated as 67 Tactical Reconnaissance Wing on 22 Aug 1948.   Inactivated on 28 Mar 1949.   Activated on 25 Feb 1951.  Discontinued, and inactivated, on 8 Dec 1960.  Activated on 2 Aug 1965.  Organized on 1 Jan 1966.  Redesignated as 67 Reconnaissance Wing on 1 Oct 1991.  Inactivated on 30 Sep 1993.  Redesignated as 67 Intelligence Wing, and activated, on 1 Oct 1993.  Redesignated as: 67 Information Operations Wing on 1 Aug 2000; 67 Network Warfare Wing on 5 Jul 2006; 67 Cyberspace Wing on 1 Oct 2013.

Assignments.  Twelfth Air Force, 25 Nov 1947 (attached to 1 Fighter Wing, 25 Nov 1947-); Fourth Air Force, 20 Dec 1948-28 Mar 1949 (remained attached to 1 Fighter Wing to 28 Mar 1949).  Fifth Air Force, 25 Feb 1951; 41 Air Division, 10 Nov 1958-8 Dec 1960.  Tactical Air Command, 2 Aug 1965; Twelfth Air Force, 1 Jan 1966; 831 Air Division, 15 Apr 1966; Twelfth Air Force, 20 Apr 1971-30 Sep 1993.  Air Intelligence Agency, 1 Oct 1993; Eighth Air Force, 1 Feb 2001; Twenty-Fourth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic) [later, Twenty-Fourth Air Force (Air Forces Cyber)], 18 Aug 2009 -.

Operational Components.   Groups.  67 Reconnaissance (later, 67 Reconnaissance, 67 Tactical Reconnaissance; 67 Intelligence; 67 Information Operations; 67 Network Warfare; 67 Cyberspace Operations): 25 Nov 1947-28 Mar 1949; 25 Feb 1951-1 Oct 1957 (detached 1 Jul-1 Oct 1957); 1 Oct 1993-.   Squadrons.  4 Tactical Reconnaissance:  15 Jul-15 Oct 1971.  7 Tactical Reconnaissance:  15 Dec 1967-15 Oct 1971.  9 Tactical Reconnaissance:  15 Jul-31 Aug 1971.  10 Tactical Reconnaissance:  1 Jan 1966-30 Jun 1971.  11 Tactical Reconnaissance:  attached 1 Jun-24 Nov 1954; attached 1 Jul-30 Sep 1957, assigned 1 Oct 1957-8 Mar 1960; assigned 1 Apr-25 Oct 1966.  12 Tactical Reconnaissance: attached 1 Jun-24 Nov 1954; attached 1 Jul-30 Sep 1957, assigned 1 Oct 1957-8 Mar 1960; assigned 1 Jul-2 Sep 1966; assigned 31 Aug 1971-30 Sep 1992 (detached 5 May-4 Jun 1974, 8-29 Sep 1977, 7 Jul-7 Aug 1981, 15 May-11 Jun 1984, 27 Aug-24 Sep 1987). 15 Tactical Reconnaissance:  attached 1 Jun-24 Nov 1954; attached 1 Jul-30 Sep 1957, assigned 1 Oct 1957-25 Apr 1960.  22 Tactical Reconnaissance:  20 Sep 1966-15 Oct 1971 (detached 8-26 Oct 1968 and 15 Jul-15 Oct 1971).  45 Tactical Reconnaissance (later, 45 Tactical Reconnaissance Training):  attached 1 Jun-24 Nov 1954; attached 1 Jul-30 Sep 1957, assigned 1 Oct 1957-25 Apr 1960; assigned 15 Oct 1971-31 Oct 1975 (detached 13 Jun-7 Jul 1973); assigned 1 Apr 1982-30 Sep 1989.  62 Tactical Reconnaissance Training:  1 Jul 1982-31 Dec 1989.  91 Tactical Reconnaissance:  15 Jul 1971-30 Aug 1991 (detached 26 Apr-25 May 1972, 25 May-9 Jun 1977, 1 May-2 Jun 1980, 2 May-1 Jun 1983, 24 Apr-23 May 1985).  417 Tactical Fighter:  1 Jul 1968-15 Nov 1970 (detached 12 Jan-4 Apr 1969 and 11 Sep-10 Oct 1970).  421 Air Refueling:  attached 17-30 Sep 1957, assigned 1 Oct 1957-8 Dec 1960 (detached 21 Nov-8 Dec 1960).  6021 Reconnaissance:  attached 1 Jul-8 Dec 1957.  6091 Reconnaissance:  attached 1 Jul-30 Sep 1957, assigned 1 Oct 1957-8 Dec 1960 (detached 21 Nov-8 Dec 1960).  Flight.  6166 Air Weather Reconnaissance:  attached 25 Feb 1951-25 Nov 1953.

Stations.  March Field (later, AFB), CA, 25 Nov 1947-28 Mar 1949.  Komaki AB, Japan, 25 Feb 1951; Taegu AB, South Korea, 21 Mar 1951; Kimpo AB, South Korea, 20 Aug 1951; Itami AB, Japan, 6 Dec 1954; Yokota AB, Japan, 1 Jul 1957-8 Dec 1960. Mountain Home AFB, ID, 1 Jan 1966; Bergstrom AFB, TX, 15 Jul 1971-30 Sep 1993. Kelly AFB (later, Kelly Field Annex, Lackland AFB; Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland AFB), TX, 1 Oct 1993-.

Commanders.  Col Arthur R. DeBolt, 25 Nov 1947; Lt Col Charles F. Scott Jr., 4 Oct 1948; Lt Col Jack W. Hayes Jr., 11 Oct 1948; Lt Col Horace A. Hanes, 1 Nov 1948; Lt Col Charles F. Scott Jr., 12 Nov 1948; Col William H. Clark, 7 Jan 1949; Col Loren G. McCollom, 13 Jan 1949; Col Charles E. Marion, 16 Jan-28 Mar 1949. Col Karl L. Polifka, 25 Feb 1951; Col Bert N. Smiley, 1 Jul 1951; Col Vincent Howard, 4 Jul 1951; Col Edwin S. Chickering, 31 Oct 1951; Col Russell A. Berg, 13 Aug 1952; Col Charles F. Knierim, Jul 1953; Col Loren G. McCollom, 15 Aug 1953; Col Bernice S. Barr, c. Jul 1954; Col Prescott M. Spicer, 11 Aug 1954; Col Gwen G. Atkinson, 8 Nov 1956; Col Dalene E. Bailey, 22 Aug 1959; Col John G. Foster, 15 Jun-8 Dec 1960.  None (not manned), 2 Aug-31 Dec 1965; Col Robert G. Williams, 1 Jan 1966; Col Wendell L. Bevan Jr., 21 Nov 1966; Col Joseph Schreiber, 1 Jul 1968; Col Henry L. Warren, 1 Sep 1970; Col Walter F. Daniel, 15 Jul 1971; Col George A. Edwards Jr., 28 Jul 1972; Col Thomas C. Pinckney Jr., 8 Apr 1974; Col George M. Sauls, 2 Jul 1975; Col Davis C. Rohr, 19 May 1976; Col Robert L. Pearson, 3 Aug 1977; Col Charles R. Peters, 12 Feb 1979; Col Thomas L. Craig, 25 May 1979; Col David H. Reiner, 31 Oct 1980; Col Alan P. Lurie, 7 Jun 1981; Col Charles P. Sloan Jr., 18 Jun 1982; Col John D. Logeman Jr., 15 Mar 1984; Col Carl E. Franklin, 30 Jan 1986; Col Charles E. Loflin, 25 Jan 1988; Col Michael C. Short, 12 Jan 1990; Col Charles R. Harr, c. 1991; Col Scott W. Madole, 1 Sep 1992-30 Sep 1993.  Col James R. O'Brien Jr., 1 Oct 1993; Col Robert D. Anderson, 28 Jun 1994; Col Alan B. Thomas, 30 Aug 1995; Col Gary R. Harvey, 26 Aug 1996; Col James C. Massaro, 13 Aug 1999; Col Roger Gaebel, 25 Jun 2001; Col Bruce A. Bingle, 28 Aug 2003; Col Katherine L. Gauthier, 25 Jun 2004; Col Joseph J. Pridotkas, 10 Aug 2006; Col Bradford J. Shwedo, Jul 2008; Col Kevin B. Wooten, Jul 2010; Col William J. Poirier, 1 Oct 2013-. 

Aircraft.    B/RB-26, 1947-1949; F-6, 1947; FA-26, 1947-1949; FP (later, RF)-80, 1947-1949.  C-47, 1951-1952; RB-26, 1951-1957; WB-26, 1951-1957; RF-51, 1951-1953; RF-80, 1951-1955; RF-86, 1951-1956; T-6, 1951; F-80, 1952-1953; F-86, 1953; F-84, 1955; RF-84, 1955-1958; RB-66, 1956-1960; C-47, 1957-1958; SC-47, 1957-1960; C-54, 1957-1958; C-119, 1957-1958; RB/KB-50, 1957-1960; RB-57, 1957-1960; T-33, 1957-1959; WB-66, 1958-1960; RF-101, 1958-1960.  RF-4, 1966-1992; F-4, 1968-1969, 1969-1970.  None, 1993-.

Operations.  Trained for aerial reconnaissance missions, Nov 1947-Mar 1949.  Flew combat reconnaissance missions over Korea between Feb 1951 and mid-1953.  Provided photographic coverage of enemy front lines, battlefield positions, installations, airfields and rail lines, with weather reconnaissance as a secondary task.  After the war, the wing remained in the theater and provided reconnaissance as needed.  On 1 Jul 1957, it became the sole reconnaissance wing in the Far East, and in Sep 1957 added air refueling and military airlift to its mission, these new tasks continuing until the wing inactivated in Dec 1960.  After activation in 1966, the wing began training in the United States for aerial, visual, optical, electronic, thermal, and radar reconnaissance.  In May, the wing added training of replacement reconnaissance aircrews to its mission, and between Jun 1968 and Nov 1970, it also training tactical fighter crews.  When the wing moved to Texas in 1971, it concentrated on maintaining tactical reconnaissance mission forces capable of meeting worldwide operational requirements.  Conducted reconnaissance training of USAF, US Marine Corps, and allied reconnaissance aircrews, 1982-1989.  Acted as advisor to Air National Guard reconnaissance units until 1992.  Performed reconnaissance missions supporting the US Customs Service, 1983-1992.  Hosted the TAC-sponsored worldwide tactical reconnaissance competition at its home base in 1986, 1988 and 1990.  Deployed personnel and equipment in support of operations in Southwest Asia in 1991, photographing enemy targets, conducting searches for enemy missile sites, tracking movement of the Iraqi Republican Guard and oil slicks, and conducting overall battle damage assessment.  Ended flying operations in Aug 1992.  Between 1993 and 2000, mission included directing planning of all-source intelligence, electronic combat, and security support for the Air Intelligence Agency.  Since 2000, collected and analyzed intelligence and provided it to war-fighters, national decision-makers, and the test and acquisition community.  The wing also attacked adversary information and information systems while defending its own.  Maintained a detachment at RAF Menwith Hill Station, United Kingdom, 1 Oct 2004-5 Jul 2006. 

Service Streamers.  None. 

Campaign Streamers.   Korea:  First UN Counteroffensive; CCF Spring Offensive; UN Summer-Fall Offensive; Second Korean Winter; Korea Summer-Fall, 1952; Third Korean Winter; Korea Summer, 1953.  Southwest Asia: Defense of Saudi Arabia; Liberation and Defense of Kuwait.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  Grenada, 1983.

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 Dec 1952-30 Apr 1953; 1 Aug 1966-31 May 1968; 15 Jul 1971-15 May 1973; 16 May 1974-15 May 1976; 1 Jun 1982-31 May 1983; 1 Jun 1983-31 May 1984; 1 Jan 1985-1 Feb 1986; 1 Oct 1993-30 Sep 1994; 1 Oct 1994-30 Sep 1995; 1 Oct 1997-30 Sep 1998; 1 Oct 1999-30 Sep 2000; 1 Jun 2001-31 May 2002; 1 Jun 2003-31 May 2005; 1 Jun 2006-31 May 2007; 1 Oct 2012-30 Sep 2013.  Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation:  [25] Feb 1951-31 Mar 1953.

Bestowed Honors.  Authorized to display honors earned by the 67 Reconnaissance Group prior to 25 Nov 1947.  Service Streamers.  None.  Campaign Streamers.  World War II:  Antisubmarine, American Theater; Air Offensive, Europe; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air Combat, EAME Theater.  Decorations.  Distinguished Unit Citation:  Le Harve and Straits of Dover, 15 Feb-20 Mar 1944.  Citations in the Order of the Day, Belgian Army: 6 Jun-30 Sep 1944; 16 Dec 1944-25 Jan 1945.  Belgian Fourragere.

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

Commanders through Nov 2013; Aircraft through 1992; Operations through 2008.

Supersedes statement prepared on Oct 2014.

Emblem.  Approved on 20 Mar 1952.

Prepared by John Lacomia.

Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.