612th Air Communications Squadron Spotlight

Technical Sgt. Jonathan Graham and Tech. Sgt. John Hickey, both 612th ACOMS quality assurance inspectors, perform an inspection of Tropo Satellite Support Radios, which are line of sight radio communication devices that send information wirelessly from one to another. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jesse Shipps)

Technical Sgt. Jonathan Graham and Tech. Sgt. John Hickey, both 612th ACOMS quality assurance inspectors, perform an inspection of Tropo Satellite Support Radios, which are line of sight radio communication devices that send information wirelessly from one to another. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jesse Shipps)

(From left to right) Staff Sgt. Sue Thompson, Senior Airman William Radford, Tech. Sgt. Melissa Moller, and Airman 1st Class Alden Newgard, all from the 612th Air Communications Squadron satellite communications shop, prepare the tripod for the USC-60 Jan. 28. The antenna is mounted onto the tripod to provide tactical satellite communications. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jesse Shipps)

(From left to right) Staff Sgt. Sue Thompson, Senior Airman William Radford, Tech. Sgt. Melissa Moller, and Airman 1st Class Alden Newgard, all from the 612th Air Communications Squadron satellite communications shop, prepare the tripod for the USC-60 Jan. 28. The antenna is mounted onto the tripod to provide tactical satellite communications. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jesse Shipps)

Technical Sgt. Jonathan Graham, 612th Air Communications Squadron quality assurance inspector, performs an inspection of Tropo Satellite Support Radio Feb. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jesse Shipps)

Technical Sgt. Jonathan Graham, 612th Air Communications Squadron quality assurance inspector, performs an inspection of Tropo Satellite Support Radio Feb. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jesse Shipps)

Senior Airman Jenna Saenz, 612 Air Communications Squadron, unwinds cable from a spool in order to perform a preventive maintenance inspection on a URC-119 HF System Feb. 5. Airman Saenz works in the Deployable Radio/Datalinks section of 612th ACOMS (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jesse Shipps)

Senior Airman Jenna Saenz, 612 Air Communications Squadron, unwinds cable from a spool in order to perform a preventive maintenance inspection on a URC-119 HF System Feb. 5. Airman Saenz works in the Deployable Radio/Datalinks section of 612th ACOMS (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jesse Shipps)

Technical Sgt. Richard Burch, 612th Air Comunications Squadron unit deployment manager, performs a training record review on upcoming deploying personnel Feb. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jesse Shipps)

Technical Sgt. Richard Burch, 612th Air Comunications Squadron unit deployment manager, performs a training record review on upcoming deploying personnel Feb. 5. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jesse Shipps)


Unit:
612th Air Communications Squadron

Brief History:
The 612th ACOMS was activated on 1 Jan 94. 612 ACOMS has supported numerous POTUS missions and assisted in the repatriation of 3 American Citizens that were captives as well as provided humanitarian support to Haiti in Operation Unified Response.

Slogan:
"On line on time"

Mission (Mission Statement):
To provide premier Air & Space Operations Center weapon systems communications support and versatile deployable communications capability to the United States Southern Command.

Vision Statement:
Deliver cutting-edge cyberspace capability enabling decisive combat power and responsive humanitarian assistance.

Description:
612th ACOMS has 122 personnel that support ICEv3, JICC-D, GMT and FALCONER. In the past three years 612 ACOMS has had 3 MAJCOM and 8 NAF annual award winners, 1 STEP and 6 BTZ's, and 8 leadership distinguished graduates.