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History Quiz – Week of July 7


Last week’s question and answer:

The 50th Space Wing has had how many different names? The 50th Space Wing has had five different designations. 

50th Fighter Wing, May 16, 1949 – Feb. 28, 1950

50th Fighter-Interceptor Wing, March 1, 1950 – Nov. 14, 1952

50th Fighter-Bomber Wing, Nov. 15, 1952 – July 7, 1958

50th Tactical Fighter Wing, July 8, 1958 – Dec. 31, 1991

50th Space Wing, Jan. 1, 1992 - Present


This week’s question:

On July 12, 1971, which of the wing’s squadrons became the first F-4E “Wild Weasel” squadron in USAFE?

A. 10th TFS                 

B. 81st TFS                 

C. 313th TFS              

D. 460th TFS


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

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