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688th Cyberspace Wing

A PRC-117G tactical satellite communications radio is displayed during a civic leader tour at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, May 31, 2018. The radio is used to establish voice and data links in deployed or austere environments. The tour was hosted to introduce attendees to 24th Air Force's cyberspace mission and 25th AF's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. R.J. Biermann)
Col. Jeremy Boenisch, 5th Combat Communications Group commander, explains the 5th CCG’s mission for civic leaders during a tour at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, May 31, 2018. The civic leaders visited the base with Gen. Mike Holmes, commander Air Combat Command, to introduce them to 24th Air Force’s cyberspace mission and 25th AF’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. R.J. Biermann)
The 688th Cyberspace Wing wrapped up its Airpower Leader Academy mentorship program April 12, 2018, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. ALA provided 11 staff and technical sergeants the opportunity to learn from nine senior noncommissioned officers in order to develop their personal leadership philosophy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. R.J. Biermann)
Airpower Leadership Academy students and facilitators discuss leader traits during one of the program’s 10 weekly mentorship sessions, Feb. 15, 2018, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. ALA provided 11 staff and technical sergeants the opportunity to learn from nine senior noncommissioned officers in order to develop their personal leadership philosophy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. R.J. Biermann)
Tech. Sgt. Kendall Priest, 836th Cyberspace Operations Squadron Maintenance and Support NCO in charge, shares his personal leadership philosophy during an Airpower Leadership Academy session, Feb. 15, 2018, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. ALA provided 11 staff and technical sergeants the opportunity to learn from nine senior noncommissioned officers in order to develop their personal leadership philosophy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. R.J. Biermann)
Staff Sgt. Amanda Harris, 346th Test Squadron commander’s support staff NCO in charge, shares her personal leadership philosophy during an Airpower Leadership Academy session, Feb. 15, 2018, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. ALA provided 11 staff and technical sergeants the opportunity to learn from nine senior noncommissioned officers in order to develop their personal leadership philosophy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. R.J. Biermann)
Chief Master Sergeant James Farmer, 690th Cyberspace Operations Group superintendent, answers questions during the Cybersecurity Foundry Course at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 14, 2018. Course instructors taught 100 cyberspace students various cybersecurity functions, processes, procedures and data analysis skills to further their ability to secure the Air Force Network. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Scott Warner)
Col. Gregory Davis, 690th Cyberspace Operations Group commander, gives closing remarks at the inaugural Cybersecurity Foundry Course at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 14, 2018. Course instructors taught 100 cyberspace students various cybersecurity functions, processes, procedures and data analysis skills to further their ability to secure the Air Force Network. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Scott Warner)
An Airman types on his computer during the Cybersecurity Foundry Course at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 9, 2018. Course instructors taught 100 cyberspace students various cybersecurity functions, processes, procedures and data analysis skills to further their ability to secure the Air Force Network. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mariette Adams)
Staff Sgt. Amanda Morgan, Cybersecurity Foundry Course student, receives assistance from Airman 1st Class Shelby McKinlay, a CFC instructor, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 9, 2018. Course instructors taught 100 cyberspace students various cybersecurity functions, processes, procedures and data analysis skills to further their ability to secure the Air Force Network. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mariette Adams)
Col. Eric Delange, 688th Cyberspace Wing Commander (left), and Chief Master Sgt. Emilio Avila, 688th CW command chief (right), congratulate Master Sgt. Anthony Bustamante, 92nd Cyberspace Operations Squadron flight chief, on being selected as one of the first Airmen to undergo direct appointment into the Air Force cyberspace officer corps. Direct appointment for cyberspace officers was authorized under the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. The candidates’ experience will be used to develop policies and procedures for future applicants. (Courtesy photo)
U.S. Air Force leaders within the combat communications community and Georgia Air National Guard cut the ribbon signifying the mission-ready status for the new field training unit at the Savannah Air National Guard Base, Savannah, Ga., Nov. 28, 2017. The new FTU will condense the current 12- to 18-month training for new combat communications Airmen into four week courses. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Williams)
Members of the 26th Network Operations Squadron perform maintenance on an Air Force gateway server Nov. 2, 2017, at Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex, Alabama. While the migration to the Joint Regional Security Stacks will transition ownership of security architecture from the Air Force to Defense Information Systems Agency, the 26th NOS will retain operational control of traffic flow for Air Force networks. (U.S. Courtesy photo)
Staff Sgt. Victor Mancaruso, 85th Engineering Installation Squadron vehicle operator, secures a cargo container for a deployment to aid Puerto Rico at the 85th EIS Vehicle Operations building on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s land mobile radio communications infrastructure for first responders are in dire need of repair and the 85th EIS were requested by name to help get it back up and running. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Travis Beihl)
Staff Sgt. Skyler Hart, 85th Engineering Installation Squadron quality assurance, loads equipment into a cargo container for a deployment to aid Puerto Rico at the 85th EIS Vehicle Operations building on Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico’s land mobile radio communications infrastructure for first responders are in dire need of repair and the 85th EIS were requested by name to help get it back up and running. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Travis Beihl)

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The 688th Cyberspace Wing, headquartered at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, is aligned under 24th Air Force, Air Combat Command. The wing is the Air Force's premier cyberspace warfighting organization dedicated to deployable tactical communications, engineering and installation capabilities, defensive cyber operations, and network operations across the Air Force enterprise.

Mission:
 Deliver innovative and responsive combat capabilities in defense of the nation.

Vision: Renowned Airmen delivering innovative and integrated cyberspace, expeditionary communications, network operations, and engineering & installation capabilities to assure national, joint and Air Force mission success.

 

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