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History Quiz – week of Sept. 1


Last week’s question and answer:
On Aug. 6-7, 1945, the 50th Fighter (now Operations) Group returned to the United States for inactivation. What Colorado airfield did it settle in?  The group settled at La Junta Army Airfield in southeastern Colorado.  It inactivated there Nov. 7, 1945.

This week’s question:
A Dec. 8, 1957, reorganization of the 50th Fighter-Bomber (now Space) Wing resulted in the inactivation of all but one of its subordinate groups.  Which group did not inactivate?

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

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