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History Quiz – week of Dec. 15

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --

Last week’s question and answer:
On Dec. 8, 1957, what key component of the 50th Fighter-Bomber Wing inactivated as part of an Air Force-wide reorganization of wings? The 50th Fighter-Bomber Group (now 50th Operations Group) inactivated on this date and was replaced by a Deputy Commander for Operations (equivalent of a squadron director of operations).

This week’s question:
On Dec. 10, 1959, the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing (later 50th Space Wing) reported itself operationally ready at what installation?

Responses to the quiz questions can be emailed to 50th Space Wing historian at 50swhoworkflow@us.af.mil.

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