History Quiz - week of Dec. 4
By Randy Saunders , 50th Space Wing historian
/ Published December 02, 2014
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Last week's answer:
This pilot had 8 MiG victories in the Korean War. In 1953 he was assigned to the 50th Fighter-Bomber Wing, 81st Fighter-Bomber Squadron, and played a primary role in moving the wing's F-86 aircraft to Hahn Air Base, Germany. Later he led the 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron in combat operations in Vietnam. He was shot down in his F-105D Thunderchief and spent seven years as a prisoner of war. He is one of only four Airmen to receive multiple awards of the Air Force Cross. He is Brig. Gen. James Robinson Risner.
This week's question:
On December 8, 1957, what organizational change was implemented at the 50th Fighter-Bomber Wing?
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