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History Quiz - week of July 6

Last week’s question and answer:

The mythical beast comprising the emblem of the 50th Space Wing is what kind of creature? 

The beast is an Opinicus, similar to the Gryphon or Griffin. 

BONUS:  From where did the wing derive its emblem? 

The emblem was first used by the 50th Pursuit (now Operations) Group beginning in 1942. 


This week’s question:

On Sept. 1, 1959, the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing’s headquarters and some support elements returned to Hahn Air Base, Germany, from a three year assignment at what base in France? 


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

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