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480th ISR Wing

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The 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, headquartered at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, is the Air Force leader in globally networked ISR operations. The wing's comprehensive set of ISR capabilities include lead wing designation for the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS), as well as national cryptologic, information technology, cyber ISR, tactical analysis, Combined Forces Air Component Commander-support, and national-to-tactical signals intelligence integration.

480 ISRW News

  • Chiefs gather to improve Airman quality of life

    Chiefs assigned to the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing met here Feb. 11 and 12 to discuss and develop plans toward improving the overall quality of life of the more than 6,000 Airmen assigned to the wing.
  • A tree with strong roots

    In front of more than 100 people within the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing, a Japanese Cherry Blossom tree was dedicated to Chief Master Sgt. Summer Leifer, the outgoing command chief of the 480th ISRW, Feb. 12.
  • Farewell: Command chief reflects on approach to love, finding purpose

    Current 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Summer Leifer, is soon set to depart on her next journey where she will serve as the command chief for Twenty-Fifth Air Force headquartered at Joint Base San-Antonio, Texas. However, before she does, she took time to reflect on her tenure with the 480th ISRW, recalled significant memories and shared advice as she moves on.
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Leadership

           
Col. Max Pearson
 Commander
   Col. Brian D. Sidari
 Vice Commander
  Chief Master Sgt. Summer Leifer
Command Chief

Units

480th ISR Wing; Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia    
27th Intelligence Squadron, JB Langley-Eustis, Virginia 

480th ISR Group; Fort Gordon, Georgia   
The 480th ISR Group, headquartered at Fort Gordon, Georgia, conducts real-time tactical and national intelligence collection, exploitation, analysis and reporting operations. The group provides cryptologic products and services to war fighters and decision makers operating in, or concerned with, the CENTCOM, EUCOM, AFRICOM and SOCOM areas of responsibility. The group also conducts Air Force National Tactical Integration and Tactics Analysis Studies Element missions for the 609th Air and Space Operations Center, and is the Air Force component of the National Security Agency-Central Security Service. The group consists of two active-duty squadrons, and has an ANG classic associate unit operationally imbedded.

480th ISR Group; Fort Gordon, Georgia   
3rd Intelligence Squadron, Ft. Gordon
31st Intelligence Squadron, Ft. Gordon

497th ISR Group; Joint Base-Langley-Eustis 
The 497th ISR Group, headquartered at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, delivers real-time high-confidence intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance products and services to joint and coalition forces and other designated government agencies. The group consists of four active-duty squadrons. Additionally, there are classic associate units consisting of one Virginia Air National Guard unit and two Air Force Reserve units supporting the total force integration of the wing and group combat ISR operations.

497th ISR Group; Joint Base-Langley-Eustis    
10th Intelligence Squadron, JB Langley-Eustis, Virginia
30th Intelligence Squadron, JB Langley-Eustis, Virginia
45th Intelligence Squadron, JB Langley-Eustis, Virginia
497th Operations Support Squadron, JB Langley-Eustis, Virginia

548th ISR Group; Beale AFB, California 
  
The 548th ISR Group, headquartered at Beale Air Force Base, California, delivers real-time high-confidence intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance products and services to joint and coalition forces and other designated government agencies. The group also processes, exploits and disseminates broad area, synoptic, high-resolution imagery collected by the U-2 Optical Bar Camera for combatant commanders and war fighting forces worldwide. The group consists of five active-duty squadrons and one detachment, and Detachment 1 at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona. Additionally, there are classic associate units consisting of three California Air National Guard units, and two Air Force Reserve units supporting operations at Beale.

548th ISR Group; Beale AFB, California    
Det 1, Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona 
9th Intelligence Squadron, Beale AFB, California 
13th Intelligence Squadron, Beale AFB, California 
48th Intelligence Squadron, Beale AFB, California 
548th Operations Support Squadron, Beale AFB, California 

692nd ISR Group; Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii    
The 692nd ISR Group, headquartered at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, processes, exploits and disseminates ISR data collected by U-2, Predator, and Global Hawk aircraft. The group also is the Air Force component of the National Security Agency-Central Security Service-Hawaii and provides Air Force National Tactical Integration to the 613th Air and Space Operations Center. The group consists of four active-duty squadrons and one Air National Guard squadron.

692nd ISR Group; Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii    
8th Intelligence Squadron, JB Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii
324th Intelligence Squadron, JB Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii 
392nd Intelligence Squadron, JB Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii 
792nd Intelligence Support Squadron, JB Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii

693rd ISR Group; Ramstein Air Base, Germany   
The 693rd ISR Group, headquartered at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, conducts multi-intelligence airborne ISR operations for the European, African and Central Command areas of responsibility. The group also conducts Air Force National Tactical Integration and Tactics Analysis Studies Element missions for the 603rd Air and Space Operations Center, and operates EAGLE VISION One, a deployable commercial satellite imagery ground station. The group consists of five squadrons and the 485th Intelligence Squadron at Mainz-Kastel, Germany, which has four operating locations.

693rd ISR Group; Ramstein Air Base, Germany   
24th Intelligence Squadron, Ramstein AB, Germany 
402nd Intelligence Squadron, Darmstadt, Germany 
450th Intelligence Squadron, Ramstein AB, Germany 
485th Intelligence Squadron, Mainz-Kastel, Germany 
693rd Intelligence Support Squadron, Ramstein AB, Germany

694th ISR Group; Osan Air Base, South Korea    
The 694th ISR Group, headquartered at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, processes, exploits and disseminates intelligence data from reconnaissance aircraft, conducting ISR operations during armistice, crisis and wartime to meet component, combatant commander and national requirements. The group also conducts Air Force National Tactical Integration, Tactics Analysis Studies Element and real-time threat-warning missions for the 607th Air and Space Operations Center, and conducts reporting of intelligence through global networks serving the intelligence community. The group consists of three active-duty squadrons, two operating locations and a support unit.

694th ISR Group; Osan Air Base, South Korea 
  
6th Intelligence Squadron, Osan AB, South Korea
303rd Intelligence Squadron, Osan AB, South Korea
694th Intelligence Support Squadron, Osan AB, South Korea