68th Network Warfare Squadron

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68th Network Warfare Squadron
68th Information Operations Squadron.PNG
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Part of AFSPC

The 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]

  • Constituted 958th Signal Radio Intelligence Company, Aviation, on 9 Oct 1942.
  • Activated on 1 Nov 1942.
  • Redesignated 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.