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History Quiz – week of Oct. 6


Last week’s answer:

Schriever Air Force Base (previously Falcon Air Force Station) opened Sept. 26, 1985.  Who was the installation’s first commander?  The first commander was Col. Richard Griffin, who commanded the 2d Space Wing.

This week’s question:

The Joint National Test Facility (later Joint National Integration Center) opened at Falcon Air Force Base in 1990 to support what program initiated by President Ronald Reagan?

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

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