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485 Intelligence 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 85 Radio Squadron, Mobile, on 4 Aug 1953.  Activated on 8 Dec 1953.  Inactivated on 8 May 1955.  Disbanded on 15 Jun 1983.  Reconstituted, and consolidated (10 May 1995) with the 6985 Radio Squadron, Mobile, which was designated, and activated, on 1 Jul 1962.  Redesignated as:  6985 Security Squadron on 1 Jul 1963; 6985 Electronic Security Squadron on 1 Aug 1979.  Inactivated on 30 Jun 1992.  Redesignated 485 Intelligence Squadron on 10 May 1995.  Activated on 1 Jul 1995. 

Assignments. United States Air Force Security Service, 8 Dec 1953; 6910 Security Group, 19 May 1954-8 May 1955.  6981 Radio Group, Mobile (later, 6981 Security Group), 1 Jul 1962; 6944 Security Wing, 1 Jul 1974; United States Air Force Security Service (later, Electronic Security Command), 1 Mar 1979; 6949 Electronic Security Group, 1 Jan 1980; Electronic Security, Strategic, 1 Aug 1981; Electronic Security, Alaska, 1 Oct 1983; Pacific Electronic Security Division (later, 692  Intelligence Wing), 1 Jun 1989-30 Jun 1992.  26 Intelligence (later, 26 Information Operations) Group, 1 Jul 1995; 70 Mission Support Group, 5 Jul 2006; 693 Intelligence (later, 693 Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) Group, 12 Jul 2007-.

Stations.  Kelly AFB, TX, 8 Dec 1953-17 Apr 1954; Sembach AB, Germany, 2 May 1954-8 May 1955.  Eielson AFB, AK, 1 Jul 1962-30 Jun 1992.  Mainz-Kastel, Germany, 1 Jul 1995-.

Service Streamers.  None.

Campaign Streamers. None.

Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers.  None.

Decorations.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with "V" Device:  1 Jul 2002-31 May 2003.  Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 1 Jan 1963-31 Dec 1964; 1 Jul 1968-30 Jun 1970; 1 Jul 1970-30 Apr 1972; 1 Jul 1972-30 Jun 1974; 1 Jul 1974-30 Jun 1976; 1 Jul 1991-30 Jun 1992; 1 Oct 1994-30 Sep 1995; 1 Oct 1996-30 Sep 1997; 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 Dec 2007; 1 Jun 2009-31 May 2011. 

Lineage, Assignments, Stations, and Honors through Nov 2014.

Supersedes statement prepared on 14 Nov 1997

Emblem.  Approved on 21 Jul 1998.

Prepared by Carl E. Bailey.

Reviewed by Daniel L. Haulman.