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History Quiz – week of March 23

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Last week’s question and answer:

On March 1, 1950, the 50th Space Wing (previously 50th Fighter Wing) underwent its first of four redesignations.  What was the wing’s new name?  The wing was redesignated from 50th Fighter Wing to 50th Fighter-Interceptor Wing.  

This week’s question:


On March 22, 1994, the first satellite of what system for which the wing assumed mission control element responsibilities arriving  April 1994, at its operational station?

Responses to the quiz questions can be emailed to 50 SW/HO at

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