An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

HomeNewsArticle Display

History Quiz - week of Sept. 11

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Last week's answer:

On Sept. 1, 1959, the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing Headquarters and some support elements returned to Hahn Air Base, Germany, from a three-year assignment at what base in France? The 50 TFW and its units returned to Hahn from Toul-Rosiere Air Base (also called Toul AB) in France. Ongoing runway repairs at Hahn delayed the return of the fighter squadrons until December 1959.

This week's question:

The National Security Act of 1947 created the United States Air Force from the Army Air Forces effective Sept. 18, 1947. On what date did the National Security Act become law? BONUS: Where was President Truman when he signed the act?

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