History Quiz - week of April 17
By Randy Saunders , 50th Space Wing historian
/ Published April 15, 2014
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Last week's answer:
The 50th Mission Support Group has served with the wing continuously since 1949. It was first activated June 1, 1949, under what name? Today's 50th Mission Support Group first activated June 1, 1949, as the 50th Air Base Group.
This week's question:
This 50th Space Wing squadron activated July 25, 1942. In little less than 18 months of service, it served at Mitchell Field, N.Y., Indiantown Gap, Penn., Karachi, India, Chabua, India, and Kunming, China. It was disbanded Dec. 1, 1943. It was reconstituted Oct. 8, 1991, given its current name, and activated on Nov. 1, 1991.
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