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History Quiz – week of Nov. 10


Last week’s question and answer:
What 50th Space Wing unit was first established Nov. 20, 1940, and activated Jan. 15, 1941? That organization was the 50th Pursuit (later Fighter, Fighter-Bomber, Tactical Fighter, Operations) Group.

This week’s question:
During October and November 1962, the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing (now 50th Space Wing) hosted what additional squadron as part of a buildup of forces resulting from the crisis in the Caribbean?

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

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