69th Cyberspace Squadron
69 CYS emblem
CountryUnited States
Branch United States Space Force
RoleStrategic communications
SizeSquadron
Part ofSpace Operations Command
Garrison/HQSchriever Air Force Base, Colorado

The 69th Cyberspace Squadron (69 CYS) is a squadron of the United States Space Force located at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado. It is responsible for conducting defensive cyberspace operations enabling operations in support of Space Delta 9's orbital warfare mission at Schriever Space Force Base, Colorado, and Space Delta 6's Satellite Control Network at various locations around the world. The 50th Communications Squadron was redesignated as the 69 Cyberspace Squadron on 15 Oct 2022.[1]

Chain of command

Lineage

Emblem approx. 2002-2021

Assignments

Stations

List of commanders

Awards and decorations

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award:



Meritorious Unit Award:

2002-2021 emblem

Description (blazon)

Azure gridlined as a globe Argent, a gauntlet issuant from sinister base bendwise Silver Gray issuing a lightning flash between two arcing lightning flashes bendwise Or; all within a diminished bordure Sable. Attached above the disc a Gray scroll edged with a narrow Black border. Attached below the disc a Gray scroll edged with a narrow Black border and inscribed "COMM FOR THE WARFIGHTER" in Black letters.[citation needed]

Significance

Blue and yellow are the Air Force colors. Blue alludes to the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. The globe represents the earth. The gauntlet denotes power and the flexibility of space communications. The lightning bolts symbolize communications through teamwork and unity which result in swift and accurate striking power.[citation needed]

See also

References

  1. ^ "69th Cyberspace Squadron". Peterson and Schriever Space Force Base. Retrieved 16 June 2024.
  2. ^ "Space Delta 6 activates Cyber Squadrons".
  3. ^ 50th SCS welcomes new commander, 20 August 2008 Archived 14 February 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ New 50th SCS commander: Challenges opportunity for success Archived 17 May 2014 at the Wayback Machine, 8 February 2010
  5. ^ 50 SCS welcomes new commander Archived 24 February 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "50 SCS receives new commander". Archived from the original on October 27, 2014. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  7. ^ USAFE GA-246, 1991
  8. ^ AFSPC GA-11, 2001
  9. ^ AFSPC GA-08, 2002
  10. ^ AFSPC GA-14, 2009
  11. ^ AFMC GB-23-012, 2023