History Quiz - week of June 1
/ Published May 30, 2017
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- What current 50th Space Wing squadron activated on Jan. 16, 1962, but was not organized until Feb. 1, 1962? With detachments around the world, the squadron operated SPACETRACK, the U.S. Air Force globe-spanning space surveillance network, from 1962 to 1967.
It was the 2nd Space Operations Squadron.
This week’s question:
Before being acquired by the Air Force as a satellite control site, New Boston Air Force Station fulfilled what role after 1942?
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