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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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,
  • AFTAC hockey skates against Sheriff’s Office ‘Enforcers’ for charity

    Airman Battle Uniforms and Sheriff’s Greens were replaced by skates, pads and jerseys as members of the Air Force Technical Applications Center went head-to-head against the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in a charity hockey game June 10, 2017.With more than 200 spectators packing the stands, AFTAC and BCSO took to the ice to raise money and
  • Through tragedy, loss and amputation, Airman learns ‘new norm’

    “My leg looked like a boomerang.”Those were the words of Staff Sgt. August O’Niell, an Air Force pararescueman, to members of the Air Force Technical Applications Center when the combat warrior visited the base to discuss resiliency during the center’s Combat Airman Fitness Day.AFTAC commander Col. Steven M. Gorski invited the Purple Heart
  • Command changes at 625th Operations Center

    Col. Christopher Russell accepts command of the 625th Operations Center from Brig. Gen. James Cluff, vice commander, 25th Air Force, June 16.
  • First Space Cyber Challenge held by 707th Communication warriors

    At this year’s National Security Agency Cyber Defense Exercise, the first Space Cyber Challenge was hosted. Five 707th CS Airmen, alongside NSA personnel and NASA engineers, competed in the challenge against graduate students from the Royal Military College of Canada.

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