History Quiz – Week of Sept. 29
By Randy Saunders , 50th Space Wing historian
/ Published September 22, 2016
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --
Last week’s question and answer:
True or false. Original plans called for a runway at Schriever Air Force Base to support the NASA Space Shuttle? This is false. Although original plans called for a Shuttle Operations Center at Falcon, there was not a plan for a shuttle landing site.
This week’s question:
Schriever AFB (previously Falcon AFS) opened Sept. 26, 1985. Who was the installation’s first commander?
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