219th Electronics Engineering and Installation Squadron

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219th EIS
Active 1960-Present
Country  United States
Branch US-AirNationalGuard-2007Emblem.svg  Air National Guard
Role Electronics Engineering and Radar Installation
Size 125 [1]
Part of Air National Guard/Air Force Space Command
Garrison/HQ Tulsa International Airport, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Motto Carpe Per Diem

The United States Air Force's 219th Engineering Installation Squadron (219th EIS) is a communications infrastructure engineering Air National Guard squadron located at Tulsa International Airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The mission of the 219th EIS is to support the warfighter by engineering, installing and maintaining global C4 systems. It adds value to the country by responding to national, state and local emergencies.[1] The 219th Radar Section has been crucial during DoD projects involving the Air Force's Over the Horizon Backskatter Radar and Air Force Research Labs projects in New York, Ohio, and Massachusetts.

Lineage[edit]

  • Constituted as the 11th AACS Installation and Maintenance Squadron and allotted to the Air Force Reserves
  • Activated on 18 June 1954
  • Redesignated as 11th AACS Engineering and Installation Squadron on 15 July 1958
  • Redesignated as 11th GEEIA Squadron on 1 January 1959
  • Withdrawn from the Air Force Reserve, allotted to the Air National Guard, and redesignated 219th GEEIA Squadron on 1 October 1960
  • Redesignated 219th Electronics Installation Squadron on 1 May 1970
  • Redesignated 219th Engineering and Installation Squadron ca. 1 July 1981

Assignments[edit]

  • 2472d Air Reserve Flying Center, 18 June 1954
  • 2694th Air Reserve Center, 18 July 1958
  • Oklahoma Air National Guard, 1 October 1960

Gaining Command[edit]

Stations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b https://www.my.af.mil/gcss-af/USAF/ep/globalTab.do?channelPageId=-1955009 AF Portal - 219 EIS]. Accessed 2009-04-26. Archived 2009-04-29.

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