659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group

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659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group
659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group emblem
Active 2010–present
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Intelligence
Role Combat Support
Part of 25 AF/70th ISR Wing
Garrison/HQ Fort George G. Meade, Maryland
Colonel Parker H. Wright[1]

The United States Air Force's 659th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group (659 ISRG) is an intelligence unit located at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.


The mission of the 659 ISRG is to provide direct ISR support to the Twenty-Fifth Air Force, which contributes to United States Cyber Command's mission.[2] Squadron personnel focus on digital network exploitation analysis and digital network intelligence, and provide support to the National Security Agency.[2]


The Air Force activated the 770th ISR Group (P) as a provisional group in October 2009 to evaluate providing ISR support to the Twenty-Fourth Air Force.[2] The 770th ISR Group (P) was inactivated with the activation of the 659 ISRG.


Major Command

Numbered Air Force/Field Operating Agency


Squadrons assigned

[4] [5] [6]

Bases stationed

  • Fort George G. Meade, MD (8 Sep 2010 – present)


  1. http://www.25af.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123414392
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Scott, Karoline (September 10, 2010). "New ISR group supports cyber operations". Air Force ISR Agency Public Affairs. Retrieved September 29, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. McCullough, Amy, "ISR Agency Becomes 25th Air Force", Air Force Magazine: Journal of the Air Force Association, November 2014, Volume 97 No. 11, p. 22
  4. http://www.25af.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123427628
  5. http://www.25af.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123438774
  6. http://www.25af.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123458274

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