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History Quiz – week of Feb. 27

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Last week's answer:
In February 1942, the 12th Pursuit Squadron left the 50th Pursuit Group. The 12th and the 11th, which was reassigned in December 1941, were replaced by which two squadrons? In January and February 1941, the 81st and 313th Pursuit Squadrons joined the 50th to replace the 11th and 12th Pursuit Squadrons.

This week's question:
Brig. Gen. Charles "Chuck" E. Yeager joined the 50th Fighter-Bomber Wing in 1954 as commander of the 417th Fighter-Bomber Sqauadron. He earned his pilot wings under what World War II program?

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