91ST CYBERSPACE OPERATIONS SQ

Emblem for 91st Cyberspace Operations Squadron, 67th Cyberspace Wing, 24th Air Force.

Emblem for 91st Cyberspace Operations Squadron, 67th Cyberspace Wing, 24th Air Force.


The 91st Cyberspace Operations Squadron (91 COS), located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, is aligned under the 67th Cyberspace Operations Group, 67th Cyberspace Operations Wing, 24th Air Force, AIr Force Space Command. 

Mission: 
Executes offensive cyber operations as tasked by United States Cyber Command in support of world-wide Combatant Commander objectives. Conducts mission analysis under delegated intelligence authorities to address joint tactical warfighting requirements.  Degrades, disrupts, deceives & exploits adversary telephony and information systems. Presents trained forces to United States Cyber Command as part of the Cyber Mission Force.

People: 
Approximately 117 military, civilian, and professional contractors assigned, providing support to locations worldwide.

Vision: 
Dominate our adversaries in cyberspace.

Organization: 
The 91 COS is comprised of 11 flights including: Operational Flights (DOA/B/C/D), Operations Intelligence (DOI), Weapons & Tactics (DOK), Mission Management (DOM), Remote Operations (DOR), Operations Training (DOT), Exercise and Readiness (DOX), and Mission Support Administration (MSA).   

Lineage: 
Organized as 91 Aero Squadron on 21 Aug 1917. Redesignated: 91 Squadron on 14 Mar 1921; 91 Observation Squadron on 25 Jan 1923; 91 Observation Squadron (Medium) on 13 Jan 1942; 91 Observation Squadron on 4 Jul 1942; 91 Reconnaissance Squadron (Bomber) on 2 Apr 1943; 91 Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron on 11 Aug 1943; 91 Photographic Mapping Squadron on 9 Oct 1943; 91 Photographic Charting Squadron on 17 Oct 1944; 91 Reconnaissance Squadron, Long Range, Photographic on 15 Jun 1945; 91 Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron, Photographic on 25 Mar 1949; 91 Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron, Medium, Photographic on 6 Jul 1950; 91 Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron, Fighter on 20 Dec 1954. Inactivated on 1 Jul 1957. Redesignated 91 Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, and activated, on 12 Apr 1967. Organized on 1 Jul 1967. Inactivated on 30 Aug 1991. Redesignated 91 Intelligence Squadron, and activated, on 1 Oct 1993. Inactivated on 1 May 2005. Redesignated 91 Network Warfare Squadron on 28 Jun 2007. Activated on 26 Jul 2007. Redesignated as 91 Cyberspace Operations Squadron on 1 Jul 2015. 

Capabilities:
DOA/B/C/D: The Operational Flights organize and manage cyberspace operators to ensure mission accomplishment to the warfighters. They support national, strategic, and tactical counter-insurgency operations, 24/7/365.

DOI: The Operations Intelligence Flight provides multi-source intelligence, research, and analysis support for internal and external consumption. In the flight's role of supporting one of the limited number of USAF non-kinetic weapon systems, DOI provides timely and comprehensive pre-and post-analysis of its capabilities and successes. The Flight also postures analytical expertise in the digital network arena in support of national, strategic, and tactical counter-insurgency operations.

DOK: The Weapons & Tactics Flight integrates tactics, techniques, and procedures into training, exercises, mission planning, and assessment, in order to support the effective execution of the squadron’s mission.

DOM: The Mission Management Flight provides increased awareness,  risk-mitigation, efficiency, and effectiveness to ensure successful completion  of cyber sorties across the spectrum of warfighting operations. Mission Management manages the Squadron Operations Review Panel and manages the schedules of  all current  and emerging Cyber operations missions.

DOR: The Remote Access Mission Flight operates Cyber Mission Platform in support of USCYBERCOM’s Combat Mission Force construct. The Flight is the 91 COS’ operational arm for AFCYBER’s Remote Access Mission Team (RAM-T) and federated operations. 

DOT: The Operations Training Flight manages the 91 COS training program for all operational duty positions.  With the support of the flight Subject Matter Experts (SME), DOT maintains all operational training documentation.  DOT identifies, prioritizes, and reports all operational training requirements for commercial courses and training materials.  DOT works with the Unit Training Manager (UTM) to identify, prioritize and report all operational training requirements for formal Air Force training.  DOT also develops and presents course material unique to the unit and not covered by government or commercial courses.

DOX: The Exercise and Readiness Flight is responsible for facilitating the integration of capabilities into exercise scenarios, for the purpose of, providing operational experience for personnel, and to meet readiness requirements for real world actions.

MSA: The Mission Support Administration Flight performs a two pronged mission; client and infrastructure support, and post mission analysis sustainment and development.  Client and infrastructure support provide infrastructure, core services, and desktop support for the squadron internal network. 

(As of Nov 2016)