GLOBAL HAWK SQUADRONS

9th RW, 1st RS, 12th RS, 18th RS. BEALE AFB,

69th RG, 348th RS, GRAND FORKS AFB.

940th WING , 13th RS,  BEALE AFB

 

9th Operations Group

1st  RS    U-2 / RQ-4 TRAINING SQUADRON

1st RS RQ-4 FTU

HAWK TAMER

INSTRUCTOR

The 1st RS gives this patch to the students when they complete their mission check.

 

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The 1st Reconnaissance Squadron is responsible for training all High-Altitude Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance aircrew for the U-2S Dragon Lady and the RQ-4 Global Hawk. Aircrew members consist of pilots and mission planners for the U-2S, and pilots and sensor operators for the RQ-4. Training for all U-2S pilots includes additional qualification in the T-38A Talon, the companion trainer to the U-2S.

 

12th RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON

The 12th was formed on June 2nd 1917 as the 12th Aero Squadron and throughout it service career as mostly operated in the reconnaissance role. Later flying RB-26, RB-66 and the RF-4 and now continuing with the RQ-4A Global Hawk with which it has already seen operational service over both Afghanistan and Iraq 

The 12th Reconnaissance  Squadron was reactivated on 8th November 2001 for the RQ-4A Global Hawk( UAV)  at Beale AFB and assumed the 12th original emblem of an eagle carrying a bomb. The first Global Hawk being delivered in October 2004

 

12th

RECONNAISSANCE    SQUADRON

KNOW YOUR ENEMY

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12th 

RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON

 

12th  RECONNAISSANCE SQ

KNOW YOUR ENEMY

 

12th 

RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON

KNOW YOUR ENEMY

12th 

RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON

HERITAGE

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12th

EXPEDITIONARY RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON

DEACTIVATED 01/11/2008

12th

EXPEDITIONARY RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON

SEMPER SPECTO

  1st GLOBAL HAWK

Arrival at BEALE AFB 0ct 04

 

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1ST USAF BLOCK 30

GLOBAL HAWK ARRIVAL

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE GUAM

9th OG

DETACHMENT 3

SILENT HUNTERS

GUAM

1ST USAF BLOCK 30

GLOBAL HAWK ARRIVAL

NAVAL AIR STATION SIGNOELLA ITALY

9th OG

DETACHMENT 4

SIGNOELLA

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9th OG

DETACHMENT 3  

SILENT HUNTERS

GUAM

     
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18th RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON

In a ceremony at Dock 6, Monday 3rd April 2006 at 9 a.m., following the official in-activation of the 9th Operations Group Detachment 2. Under the authority of Col. Gregory Kern, 9th OG Commander, Lt. Col. Christopher Jella, former Det. 2 commander and 12th Reconnaissance Squadron Director of Operations, was appointed as commander of the new 18th RS.

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The 18th RS will take the lineage of the 18th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron  which saw service in the European theatre in WWII.  It was involved in Normandy and Air Offensive in Europe receiving Citation in the Order of the Day of the Belgian Army twice. Deployed to France and later to RAF Upper Heyford  with the RF-101 as part of the 66th TRW and later during the Vietnam war flying the RF-4C out of Thailand with the 363rd TRW.
The 18th RS was inactivated as the Initial Global Hawk Training Squadron on the 24th August 2007               (03/04/2006 -- 24/07/2007)

Reactivated at Creech AFB Dec 2009 in support of Predator/Reaper Ops

 to provide real-time intelligence, strike, interdiction, close air support, and special missions to deployed war fighters

       
9th Reconnaissance Wing

69th Reconnaissance Group GRAND FORKS AFB

 

 

 

 

 

 

69th Reconnaissance Group  Sept. 19 2011

Established as a tenant unit under the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, located at Beale Air Force Base, California., the 69th RG also assumed command of two squadrons during the ceremony, the 348th Reconnaissance Squadron and 69th Maintenance Squadron.
 
 
 

 

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69th

Reconnaissance Group

348th

Reconnaissance Squadron

69th

Maintenance Squadron

 
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940th WING

Click HERE for new web page for the 940th Wing

13th RECONNAISSANCE SQUADRON

Unit Designation: 13th Reconnaissance Squadron, Beale Air Force Base, California.
 

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OTHER GLOBAL HAWK PATCHES

OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM / OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM - COMBAT HOURS
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GLOBAL HAWK 

500 COMBAT HOURS

O E F

GLOBAL HAWK

 1000 COMBAT HOURS

O E F

   
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GLOBAL HAWK 

500 COMBAT HOURS

O I F

GLOBAL HAWK

 1000 COMBAT HOURS

O I F

GLOBAL HAWK

1500 COMBAT HOURS

O I F

GLOBAL HAWK

2000 COMBAT HOURS

O I F

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GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM / COMBAT HOURS

 

GLOBAL HAWK

2000 COMBAT HOURS

GWOT

GLOBAL HAWK

3000  COMBAT HOURS

GWOT

GLOBAL HAWK

4000 COMBAT HOURS

GWOT

GLOBAL HAWK

5000 COMBAT HOURS

GWOT

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NO PATCH ISSUED

 

 

NO PATCH ISSUED

 

 

NO PATCH ISSUED

 

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GLOBAL HAWK

6000 COMBAT HOURS

 

GLOBAL HAWK

7500 COMBAT HOURS

 

GLOBAL HAWK

8000 COMBAT HOURS

 

GLOBAL HAWK

9000 COMBAT HOURS

 

 

 

     
GLOBAL HAWK

10000 COMBAT HOURS

GWOT

GLOBAL HAWK

15000 COMBAT HOURS

GWOT

GLOBAL HAWK

20000 COMBAT HOURS

GWOT

GLOBAL HAWK

25000 COMBAT HOURS

GWOT

 

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NO PATCH  ISSUED

 

 

GLOBAL HAWK

27000 COMBAT HOURS

GWOT

 

OVERSEAS CONTINGENCY OPERATION

GLOBAL HAWK   30000 COMBAT HOURS 

380th AEW   1,500th combat sortie completed  at 29999.4 hours, the very next sortie the next night (Feb. 11), as soon as the (Global) Hawk cleared the airfield, that's when 30,000 was reached.

OVERSEAS CONTINGENCY OPERATION

GLOBAL HAWK  

50000 COMBAT HOURS 

 
 

 

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GLOBAL HAWK

CONSTANT VIGILANCE

GWOT 2004

GLOBAL HAWK

CONSTANT VIGILANCE

 

   
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