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8th Intelligence Squadron

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Country  United States
Garrison/HQ  Hickam Air Force Base
Role  Intelligence
8th Intelligence Squadron
Active  1943–1949; 2009-present
Branch  United States Air Force
Part of  Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency

The United States Air Force's 8th Intelligence Squadron (8 IS) is an intelligence unit located at Hickam AFB, Hawaii.

Contents

Lineage

  • Constituted as the 8th Photo Lab Section on 21 Oct 1943
  • Activated on 1 Nov 1943 Redesignated 8th Photographic Technical Unit on 4 Nov 1944 Inactivated on 1 Apr 1949
  • Redesignated 8th Reconnaissance Technical Squadron on 16 October 1984 (remained inactive)
  • Redesignated 8th Intelligence Squadron on 9 Dec 2008
  • Activated on 1 January 2009

    Assignments

  • III Reconnaissance Command, 1 November 1943
  • Fifth Air Force, 30 April 1944
  • 91st Photographic Wing (later 91st Reconnaissance Wing), 8 May 1944
  • V Bomber Command, 6 March 1946
  • Fifth Air Force, 14 November 1948
  • 314th Air Division, 20 August 1948 – 1 April 1949
  • 692d Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group, 1 Jan 2009 – present
  • Decorations

  • Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
  • Philippine Republic Presidential Unit Citation
  • References

    8th Intelligence Squadron Wikipedia


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