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History Quiz – week of Dec. 22


Last week’s question and answer:
On Dec. 10, 1959, the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing (later 50th Space Wing) reported itself operationally ready at what installation? The wing reported itself operationally ready at Hahn Air Base, Germany, following its return from France.  The wing remained at Hahn until its inactivation on Sept. 30, 1991.

This week’s question:
In late December 1991, the wing sent which of its tactical fighter squadrons to the Middle East for Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm?

Responses to the quiz questions can be emailed to 50th Space Wing historian at

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