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689th Combat Communications Wing

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Active  1948-1991; 2009—2013
Role  Combat Communications
Country  United States
689th Combat Communications Wing
Branch  United States Air Force
Decorations  Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

The 689th Combat Communications Wing was a wing of the United States Air Force stationed at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. The wing was activated on 9 October 2009. It was a subordinate unit of the Twenty-Fourth Air Force. On 5 June 2013 the wing was inactivated, along with the 3rd Combat Communication Group at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 5th Combat Communications Group at Robins now a reports directly to 24th Air Force.

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History

The 689th's mission was to train, deploy and deliver expeditionary and specialized communications, air traffic control, landing systems and takes cyber to the tactical edge for relief and combat operations.

Its units included the 3d Combat Communications Group, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and the 5th Combat Communications Group at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia.

Lineage

  • Designated as the 1931st Airways and Air Communications Service Squadron on 11 October 1948
  • Organized on 18 October 1948 Redesignated 1931st Communications Squadron on 1 July 1961 Redesignated 1931st Communications Group on 1 March 1969 Redesignated 1931st Information Systems Wing on 1 July 1984 Redesignated 1931st Communications Wing on 1 November 1986 Redesignated 1931st Communications Group on 1 October 1990 Inactivated on 26 September 1991
  • Redesignated 689 Combat Communications Wing on 22 September 2009
  • Activated on 5 October 2009 Inactivated on 5 June 2013

    Assignments

  • 1804th Airways and Air Communications Service Group (later 1804th Airways and Air Communications Service Wing, Alaskan Airways and Air Communications Service Region, Alaskan Communications Region): 18 October 1948
  • Air Force Communications Service (later Air Force Communications Command), 1 June 1972
  • Continental Communications Division: 1 June 1981
  • Air Force Communications Command: 1 May 1985
  • 21st Tactical Fighter Wing: 1 October 1990 - 26 September 1991
  • Twenty-Fourth Air Force (Air Forces Strategic): 5 October 2009 - 5 June 2013
  • Components

  • 3d Combat Communications Group, 5 October 2009 - 5 June 2013
  • 5th Combat Communications Group, 5 October 2009 - 5 June 2013
  • 1825th Electronics Installation Squadron, 1 June 1972 - 30 June 1974
  • 1930th Information Systems Squadron (later 1930th Communications Squadron), 1 July 1985 - 1 October 1990
  • 1935th Communications Squadron, 1 June 1972 - 1 July 1972
  • 1995th Communications Squadron (later 1995th Information Systems Squadron, 1995th Communications Squadron), 1 June 1972 - 1 October 1990
  • 2064th Communications Squadron (later 2064th Information Systems Squadron, 2064th Communications Squadron), 1 June 1972 - 1 October 1990
  • Stations

  • Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, 18 October 1948 - 26 September 1991
  • Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, 5 October 2009 - 5 June 2013
  • References

    689th Combat Communications Wing Wikipedia


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