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History Quiz – week of Dec. 15


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

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