6th Intelligence Squadron

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6th Intelligence Squadron
Active 1942–1945; 2008–present
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Intelligence
Role Combat Support
Part of AF ISR Agency/694th ISRG
Garrison/HQ Osan AB, Korea
Engagements American Campaign Medal ribbon.svg American Campaign

The United States Air Force's 6th Intelligence Squadron (6 IS) is an intelligence unit located at Osan AB, Korea.

Mission[edit]

The mission of the 6 IS is to execute 24/7 imagery and analytical operations, as part of the Distributed Ground System-Three (DGS-3), to support Seventh Air Force during armistice and war.


Previous designations[edit]

  • 6th Intelligence Squadron (9 Dec 2008 – present)
  • 6th Radio Squadron, Mobile (14 Nov 1946 – 15 Jun 1983)
  • 6 Radio Squadron, Mobile (J) (31 Mar 1944 – 7 Dec 1945)
  • 140 Signal Radio Intelligence Company, Aviation (7 Feb 1942 – 31 Mar 1944)

Assignments[edit]

Major Command/Field Operating Agency[edit]

Wings/Groups[edit]

Bases stationed[edit]

  • Osan AB, Korea (1 Jan 2009 – present)
  • Camp Kilmer, New Jersey (6 Dec 1945 – 7 Dec 1945)
  • Calcutta, India (5 Nov 1945 – 8 Nov 1945)
  • Barrackpore, India (26 Nov 1944 – 5 Nov 1945)
  • Kancharapard, India (1 Nov 1944 – 26 Nov 1944)
  • Bombay, India (28 Oct 1944 – 1 Nov 1944)
  • Camp Anza, California (16 Sep 1944 – 26 Sep 1944)
  • Camp Pinedale, California (11 Jul 1944 – 16 Sep 1944)
  • Dale City, California (10 Feb 1943 – 11 Jul 1944)
  • Hammer Fld, California (13 Aug 1942 – 10 Feb 1943)
  • Bakersfield, California (28 Apr 1942 – 13 Aug 1942)
  • Hamilton Fld, California (14 Feb 1942 – 28 Apr 1942)

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