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History Quiz – Week of June 9


Last week’s question and answer:
During the Vietnam War, the 1879th Communications Squadron (later 50th Network Operations Group) earned 15 campaign streamers and several decorations.  Name one decoration the squadron received? The 1879th earned the Presidential Unit Citation, two awards of the Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm and seven Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards during its assignment in Vietnam.

This week’s question:
Which of the 50th Network Operations Group’s assigned squadrons began as an airways detachment during World War II?

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

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