The 7406th Support Squadron was activated at Rhein-Main Air Base, Germany on May 10th, 1955 and received its first aircraft in March 1956. The mission of the 7406th SS was airborne reconnaissance. The 7406th SS owned and maintained the aircraft and provided the flight crews. A separate USAF Security Service squadron provided the recon crew that manned the intelligence collection positions on the aircraft.
This website is dedicated to the individuals who served in the 7406 SS or the 7499 Group. Please take some time to sign our guestbook and browse our photo gallery.