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History Quiz – Week of July 21


Last week’s question and answer:
On Nov. 1, 1968, the 496th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron joined the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing. What airframes did the unit bring?  The 496th brought the F-102 Delta Dagger to the wing. The unit converted to the F-4 in 1970 and upgraded to the E model in 1976-1977.

This week’s question:
The 50th Mission Support Group was originally established May 16, 1949, under what name?

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

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