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History Quiz – week of Sept. 15


Last week’s answer:

On Sept. 3, 2004, 50th Space Wing operators conducted their last support for what multi-national satellite program? On that date, 3rd Space Operations Squadron concluded its support of NATO IV operations.

This week’s question:

On Sept. 1, 1959, the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing returned to Hahn Air Base, Germany, from France.  It’s aircraft and crews, however, did not return until December 1959 for what reason?

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

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