97th Intelligence Squadron

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97th Intelligence Squadron
97 Intelligence Squadron patch.jpg
97th Intelligence Squadron emblem
Active 1917-Present
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Intelligence
Role Intelligence Collection
Part of ACC/55 Wg
Garrison/HQ Offutt AFB, Nebraska
Motto We Can Handle It
Decorations Outstanding Unit ribbon.svg AFOUA

The United States Air Force's 97th Intelligence Squadron (97 IS) is an intelligence unit located at Offutt AFB, Nebraska.

Mission[edit]

History[edit]

Previous designations[1][2][edit]

  • 97th Aero Squadron
    • Organized as the 97th Aero Squadron on 20 Aug 1917.
Demobilized on 3 Feb 1919.
  • Reconstituted and consolidated (1936) with the 97th Observation Squadron
    • Redesignated the 97th Observation Squadron (Medium) on 13 Jan 1942
    • Redesignated the 97th Observation Squadron on 4 Jul 1942
    • Redesignated the 97th Reconnaissance Squadron (Fighter) on 2 Apr 1943
    • Redesignated the 97th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron on 11 Aug 1943
Disbanded on 15 Apr 1944
  • Reconstituted and consolidated (1 Oct 1993) with the 6949th Security Squadron and redesignated the 97th Intelligence Squadron on 1 Oct 1993
  • 97th Observation Squadron
    • Constituted and activated on 1 Mar 1935.
  • 6949th Security Squadron
    • Designated and activated on 1 Mar 1979
    • Redesignated the 6949th Electronic Security Squadron on 1 Aug 1979
    • Redesignated the 6949th Electronic Security Group on 1 Jan 1980
    • Redesignated the 6949th Electronic Security Squadron on 1 Aug 1981

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Major Command/Field Operating Agency[edit]

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References[edit]

97th Intelligence Squadron Lineage

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