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History Quiz – Week of June 23


Last week’s question and answer:

This is the 22nd Space Operations Squadron emblem.  Each symbol in the emblem has a specific meaning.  What does the gray star above the Opinicus symbolize?  Bonus:  What is the translation of the squadron’s motto? The gray star represents the unit’s heritage and the past and present honors earned by the dedicated unit professionals. The motto “Conectens Caeli Terraque” translates to “Connecting the Heavens and the Earth.”

This week’s question:

The 50th Mission Support Group has the distinction of having served the longest with the wing.  When did the group first activate as a component of the wing?


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

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