315th Network Warfare Squadron

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315th Network Warfare Squadron
315th Information Operations Squadron.PNG
315th Network Warfare Squadron emblem
Active 1951-1955; 1970-1991; 1993-2001; 2005-Present
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Network Warfare
Role Computer Network Defense
Part of AFSPC/24 AF/67 NWW/67 NWG
Garrison/HQ Lackland AFB, Texas
Motto CAVETE DRACONEM - "Beware of the Dragon"[1]

The United States Air Force's 315th Network Warfare Squadron (315 NWS) is a network warfare unit located at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

History[edit]

Constituted 15th Radio Squadron, Mobile, on 2 February 1951. Activated on 9 February 1951. Inactivated on 8 May 1955. Disbanded on 15 June 1983. Reconstituted, and consolidated (1 October 1993), with the 6922d Security Group, which was established, and activated, on 1 April 1970. Redesignated 6922d Security Squadron on 1 July 1974; 6922d Electronic Security Squadron on 1 August 1979. Inactivated on 15 December 1991. Redesignated 315th Intelligence Squadron, and activated, on 1 October 1993. Inactivated on 1 July 2001. Redesignated 315th Information Operations Squadron on 10 May 2005. Activated on 16 May 2005. Redesignated 315th Network Warfare Squadron on 26 July 2007.[2]

Assignments[edit]

Major Command[edit]

Wing/Group[edit]

Previous designations[edit]

  • 315th Network Warfare Squadron (26 July 2007–Present)
  • 315th Information Operations Squadron (10 May 2005 – 26 July 2007)
  • 315th Intelligence Squadron (1 October 1993 – 10 May 2005)
  • 6922d Electronic Security Squadron (1 August 1979 – 15 December 1991)
  • 6922d Security Squadron (1 July 1974 – 1 August 1979)
  • 6922d Security Group (1 April 1970 – 1 July 1974)
  • 15th Radio Squadron, Mobile (2 February 1951 – 8 May 1955)

Bases stationed[edit]

Decorations[edit]

  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award Outstanding Unit ribbon.svg[3]
    • 1 October 1999 – 30 September 2000
    • 1 October 1997 – 30 September 1998
    • 1 October 1994 – 30 September 1995
    • 1 October 1993 – 30 September 1994
    • 1 July 1991 – 4 December 1991
    • 1 July 1987 – 30 June 1989
    • 1 July 1985 – 30 June 1987
    • 1 July 1978 – 30 June 1980
    • 1 January 1976 – 30 June 1977
    • 1 April 1970 – 31 October 1970
    • 1 December 1952 – 27 July 1953
  • Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
    • 1 July 1951 – 27 July 1953
  • Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation
    • 21 July 1972 – 15 August 1972
  • Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm
    • 1 April 1970 – 28 January 1973

Equipment Operated[edit]

  • Computer and Networking systems (1993–2001; 2005–Present)
  • Intelligence-gathering equipment (1951–1955; 1970–1991)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 315 NWS Factsheet, n.d.
  2. ^ 315 NWS Lineage and Honors, Air Force Historical Research Agency, n.d.
  3. ^ 315 NWS Lineage and Honors, Air Force Historical Research Agency, n.d.

External links[edit]