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History Quiz – week of Aug. 26

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Last week's answer:
On Aug. 29, 2003, the last of this series of satellites operated by the 50th Space Wing launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.  It was?  On that date, the last of the Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) Block III satellites, Flight B6, launched.

This week's question:
What Aug. 2, 1990 international event triggered the most significant deployment of U.S. military forces since the Vietnam War and ultimately led to what some military experts termed "the first space war"?

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