68th Network Warfare Squadron is part of the United States Air Force. It was previously called the 68th Information Operations Squadron, but as of mid-2008, the name changed to the 68th Network Warfare Squadron.
Until 2011, the 68 NWS was assigned to
Brooks City-Base. Due to the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission all Air Force units left prior to September 2011. The 68 NWS relocated to Lackland AFB in June 2011.
Lineage [ edit ]
958th Signal Radio Intelligence Company, Aviation, on 9 Oct 1942. Activated on 1 Nov 1942.
8th Radio Squadron, Mobile (J) on 19 Feb 1944 Redesignated
8th 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
6906th Security Squadron, which was designated, and activated, on 1 Nov 1977 Redesignated
6906th Electronic Security Squadron on 1 Aug 1979 Redesignated
68th Intelligence Squadron on 1 Oct 1993 Redesignated
68th Information Operations Squadron on 1 Aug 2000. Redesignated
68th Network Warfare Squadron on xx Xxx 2008.
Location [ edit ]
Drew Field, FL, 1 Nov 1942;
Camp Pinedale, CA, 24 Jan 1943-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 [later, Brooks City-Base], TX, 1 Nov 1977-2011
Lackland AFB, 2011-present.