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Col. Matteo Martemucci, 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing commander, gives his opening remarks during the Fort Meade Air Force Birthday Celebration at College Park, Md. September 15, 2017. This year’s celebration was hosted by the 70th ISRW with the theme Breaking Barriers: Sound, Cyber and Beyond. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes) Fort Meade Airmen celebrate 70 years of heritage
After 70 years of its establishment, Airmen form the 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, and Fort George G. Meade, Md. gathered on September 15, 2017 at College Park, Md. to celebrate the Air Force’s birthday.
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2017
The 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing Base Honor Guard Airmen present the flags to begin the BARON 52 wreath laying ceremony May 10, 2017.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes) Intelligence Squadron honor BARON 52 Vietnam Veterans
During the Vietnam War, intelligence Airmen were crucial to ground forces and decision makers. These warriors used intelligence to triangulate the position of adversaries from onboard an EC-47Q electronic warfare collection aircraft, or ‘Electric Goon,’ tail number 43-48636, call-sign BARON 52.
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2017
Col. Paul Rozumski, 32nd Intelligence Squadron commander, and Master Sgt. Emily Mandarich, 32nd IS first sergeant, hold their salutes April 20 during the annual retreat ceremony in honor of members of the 32nd IS during World War II.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Mark Thompson) World War II Reconnaissance heritage honored by 32nd IS Airmen
The legacy of reconnaissance began with the 32nd Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron and its heroic mission in 1943, during World War II. On April 20, Airmen assigned to the 32nd Intelligence Squadron held a memorial ceremony to honor the PRS members who lost their lives in the early days of reconnaissance missions.
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2017
Chief Master Sgt. Jake Higginbotham, 70th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing command chief, holds the arm band that Master Sgt. retired Francis M. Bania wore while imprisoned after the Bataan Death March.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes) Bataan Death March veteran legacy marches on through ISR Airmen
The year is 1942, and Private First Class Francis Michael Bania of the 10th Signal, and 75, 000 other U.S. and Filipino service men, marched for several days, approximately 65 miles, to prisoner of war camps in the Philippines. During his grueling journey, Bania had no idea that many years later an ISR Airman would create a bond with his legacy, representing him in the 75th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.
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2017
Several 6994th Security Squadron and 361st Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron veterans pay their respects as a wreath is laid during a Baron 52 wreath-laying ceremony May 11, 2016 at Arlington, Va. The 6994th SS ‘Back-enders’ and 361st TEWS went by a motto of “Unarmed, Alone and Unafraid” as they flew on an EC-47 unarmed World War II aircraft during the Vietnam War. Their intelligence collecting missions were key to identifying advisories with the use of Airborne Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) equipment in the back of an EC-47. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes) 94th IS Honors Vietnam Veterans of the 6994th SS and 361st TEWS
Airmen from the 94th Intelligence Squadron held two events to honor Vietnam veterans from both the 361st Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron (TEWS) and the 6994th Security Squadron May 11, 2016.
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2016
Airmen from the 94th Intelligence Squadron veterans of the 6994th Security Squadron, 361st Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron and guest stand as closing remarks are made during a Baron 52 wreath-laying ceremony May 11, 2016 at Arlington, Va. The ceremony has been held since 1995 to honor the fallen Airmen of the 6994th SS during the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alexandre Montes) Honoring a legacy of valor with Intelligence Vietnam Veterans
Airmen from the 94th Intelligence Squadron veterans of the 6994th Security Squadron, 361st Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron and guest stand as closing remarks are made during a Baron 52 wreath-laying ceremony May 11, 2016 at Arlington, Va. The ceremony has been held since 1995 to honor the fallen Airmen of the 6994th SS during the Vietnam War.
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2016
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