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History Quiz – Week of May 26


Last week’s question and answer:
This year marks the 25th Anniversary of Desert Storm.  The 50th Tactical Fighter Wing (now 50th Space Wing) sent which of its squadrons to the Middle East for combat operations during the operation?  Bonus:  On what date did that squadron leave Hahn Air Base? The wing sent the 10th Tactical Fighter Squadron, which departed on December 29, 1990.

This week’s question:
The 50th Network Operations Group traces its lineage to the 1879th Communication Squadron. Where was the squadron first activated?

Responses to the quiz questions can be emailed to 50th Space Wing historian at

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