History Quiz - week of Nov. 19
By Randy Saunders , 50th Space Wing historian
/ Published November 18, 2015
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Last week's question and answer:
Armistice Day was codified as a national holiday in public law in 1938. When was the law changed to rename the holiday Veterans Day? The law redesignated Armistice Day as Veterans Day was signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on June 1, 1954.
This week's question:
On Nov. 1, 1965, which 50th Space Wing unit first activated as the 1879th Communications Squadron at Nha Trang Airport, South Vietnam?
Responses to the quiz questions can be emailed to 50 SW/HO