History Quiz – week of Feb. 2
By Randy Saunders , 50th Space Wing historian
/ Published January 31, 2017
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --
Last week’s question and answer:
On Jan. 30, 2017, the 50th Space Wing celebrated its 25th anniversary at Schriever Air Force Base. Previously, the wing inactivated at Hahn Air Base, Germany, on what date? The wing inactivated Sept. 30, 1991. It was redesignated from the 50th Tactical Fighter Wing to the 50th Space Wing Jan. 1, 1992, and activated at Falcon (later Schriever) Air Force Base January 30, 1992.
This week’s question:
When the 50th Space Wing replaced the 2nd Space Wing Jan. 30, 1992, three Falcon Air Force Base units previously assigned to the 2nd were retained. What are these three units?
Responses to the quiz questions can be emailed to the 50th Space Wing historian at firstname.lastname@example.org.