69th Reconnaissance Group, Detachment 1

The RQ-4 Global Hawk Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 7. This is its first take-off since its arrival ceremony and it's the only permanentlystationed aircraft on Andersen. The Global Hawk's mission is to provide a broad spectrum of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance collection capability to support joint combatant forces in worldwide peacetime, contingency and wartime operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Nichelle Anderson/released)

The RQ-4 Global Hawk Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 7. This is its first take-off since its arrival ceremony and it's the only permanentlystationed aircraft on Andersen. The Global Hawk's mission is to provide a broad spectrum of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance collection capability to support joint combatant forces in worldwide peacetime, contingency and wartime operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Nichelle Anderson/released)

The RQ-4 Global Hawk Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 7. This is its first take-off since its arrival ceremony and it's the only permanentlystationed aircraft on Andersen. The Global Hawk's mission is to provide a broad spectrum of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance collection capability to support joint combatant forces in worldwide peacetime, contingency and wartime operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Nichelle Anderson/released)

The RQ-4 Global Hawk Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 7. This is its first take-off since its arrival ceremony and it's the only permanentlystationed aircraft on Andersen. The Global Hawk's mission is to provide a broad spectrum of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance collection capability to support joint combatant forces in worldwide peacetime, contingency and wartime operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Nichelle Anderson/released)


Mission

The primary mission of Detachment 1 of the 69th Reconnaissance Group is to provide a broad spectrum of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance collection capabilities to combatant commanders in the Pacific region. This is achieved by deploying the RQ-4 Global Hawk to a wide range of locations throughout the pacific.