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Volunteers from the 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, National Capitol Region service members, RTAAC and CBRE remove debris and mow the lawn in a park June 16, 2017 in Bowie, Md. In a recent initiative, Rebuilding Together Ann Arundel County (RTAAC), a non-profit organization, created a three-year project to repair homes for low-income residents in need within the county. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes) Rebuilding communities and creating friendships with ISRW and NCR service members
Outside the gates of Fort George G. Meade, Md. are 310 condominiums that were built in the 1970s. In its recent years, the property managers have struggled to keep up its appearances and functionally. Some homes neglected and others abandoned. In a recent initiative, Rebuilding Together Ann Arundel County (RTAAC) a non-profit organization, created a three-year project to repair homes for low-income residents in need within the county.
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Col. Jason M. Brown, 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing commander, passes the guidon to Col. Scott J. Nahrgang, 548th ISR Group commander, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., June 26, 2017. The 548th ISRG’s subordinate units include the 9th, 13th, and 48th Intelligence Squadrons and the 548th Operations Support Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Moore/Released) Nahrgang follows Holmgren as 548th ISR Group commander
Col. Scott J. Nahrgang takes command of the 548th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group during a change of command ceremony June 26, 2017.
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Master Sgt. Alex, 12th Reconnaissance Squadron student pilot, poses for a photo in front of a RQ-4 Global Hawk June 21, 2017 at Beale Air Force Base, California. Alex was previously a sensor operator on the RQ-4 who was stationed at Beale before going through all of the training to become a remotely piloted aircraft pilot. He has returned to Beale to finish his training to become an enlisted pilot and fly the RQ-4. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Viglianco) Enlisted soar to new heights
Due to a shortage of pilots and an increased demand for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, the Air Force had to innovate and called upon enlisted Airmen to help supplement the number of pilots needed to meet our ISR demands by becoming remotely piloted aircraft pilots.
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2017
Xavier Chambers (left) talks to his dad, Senior Master Sgt. Braderick Adams, first sergeant for the Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, Fla., after being selected as the base’s Youth of the Year.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Susan A. Romano) Son of AFTAC first sergeant earns Youth of the Year honors
“You know you’ve selected the right person when competitors in other categories sigh in relief knowing your candidate isn’t matched up against theirs!”Those are the words of Darleena Jones, youth program coordinator for the Patrick AFB Youth Center here about the base’s 2016 Youth of the Year, Xavier Chambers, 16. Xavier is the son of Senior
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2017
The 22d Intelligence Squadron celebrated its 100th anniversary June 16, 2017 as the oldest squadron under the 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing and one of the oldest military units on Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. Servicemembers from all branches, family members and civilians from the squadron commemorated the centennial with a military dining-out. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes) June 16, 2017: 22d Intelligence Squadron celebrates its Centennial
The 22d Intelligence Squadron celebrated its 100th anniversary June 16, 2017 as the oldest squadron under the 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing and one of the oldest military units on Fort George G. Meade, Md. Servicemembers from all branches, family members and civilians from the squadron commemorated the centennial with a military dining-out.
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Col. Jacob J. Holmgren,  548th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group commander, passes the guidon to Lt. Col. Luis J. Adames, 9th Intelligence Squadron incoming commander, during the 9th IS change of command ceremony at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., June 14, 2017. The 9th IS conducts 24/7, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations as a part of Distributed Ground Site-2 in direct support of combat operations, national, Department of Defense and Air Force leaders, key coalition partners and combatant commanders worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lauren Parsons/Released) Adames succeeds Walrath as 9 IS commander
Lt. Col. Luis Adames took command of the 9th Intelligence Squadron during a change of command ceremony June 14.
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Capt. Barron Stone, a scientist with the Air Force Technical Applications Center, and his wife, Olivia, also a scientist, demonstrate quantum levitation to a young man attending the 45th Space Wing’s “All SySTEMs Go” event June 17, 2017.  Stone is seen using liquid nitrogen to cool a non-magnetic disk to cause it to hover over the Plexiglas plate.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Susan A. Romano) AFTAC Airmen energize children at All SySTEMs Go event
For the second year in a row, members of the Air Force Technical Applications Center here volunteered to educate and interact with children attending the base’s “All SySTEMs Go” event at the Youth Center June 17.The event, sponsored by the 45th Space Wing, is designed to encourage youth to become involved in science, technology, engineering and
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Chief Master Sgt. Edward Slacum (left), 548th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group superintendent, utilizes a virtual reality headset to explore a C-130 Hercules at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., May 24, 2017. One of the main uses for the VR technology is to provide a hands-on, realistic training environment for Airmen working in intelligence to properly identify aircrafts from various countries. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lauren Parsons/Released) Creating an innovation ecosystem: Beale brings virtual reality to life
The new VR headset and remote, provided to the squadron by 25th Air Force Cryptologic Office, Cryptologic Force Management, is only the beginning of a new initiative at the 548th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group: creating an innovation ecosystem. This culture aims to foster new opportunities and introduce technologies, like VR, to the intelligence world - with a long-term objective of being introduced Air Force-wide, giving Airmen new capabilities in training, operations and building resiliency.
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2017
General Thomas S. Moorman, Jr. Retired, served as the keynote speaker for the 29th Intelligence Squadron Heritage Day event, May 19, 2017 at Fort George G. Meade. Moorman commissioned through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program as a distinguished military graduate in 1962 and served in a variety of intelligence and reconnaissance related position within the United States and worldwide. During his speech, Moorman highlighted his time as an Operations officer in the 432nd Reconnaissance Technical Squadron, which is a part of the 29th Intelligence Squadron lineage. (Courtesy photo) 29th Intelligence Squadron celebrates its Heritage Day
The 29th Intelligence Squadron celebrated their rich history that dates back to World War II during a Heritage Day event, May 19, 2017 at Fort George G. Meade. General Thomas S. Moorman, Jr. Retired, was the guest speaker for the event. His last active-duty position was Vice Chief of Staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington D.C. from July 1994 to 1997. He commissioned through the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program as a distinguished military graduate in 1962 and served in a variety of intelligence and reconnaissance related positions within the United States and worldwide.
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Airmen stationed at Detachment 460, Eielson AFB, Alaska, conduct maintenance at one of their seismic arrays in support of the Air Force Technical Applications Center’s nuclear treaty monitoring mission.  (U.S. Air Force photo) Six continents, 14 locations and 9 time zones don’t stop this squadron from mission accomplishment
In 1966, author Geoffrey Blainey coined the phrase “tyranny of distance,” metaphorically referring to how distance and isolation shaped the history of one of earth’s most intriguing continents, Australia.Today, members of the Air Force Technical Applications Center here are subjected to the tyranny of distance, but thanks to innovative Airmen,
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