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History Quiz – week of Jan. 12


Last week’s question and answer:
On Jan. 1, 1953, the 50th Fighter-Bomber (later Tactical Fighter, now Space) Wing activated at what Air Force installation? The wing activated at Clovis (now Cannon) Air Force Base, New Mexico.

This week’s question:
Who assumed command of the 50th Fighter-Bomber Wing immediately following its activation?


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

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