332d Fighter-Interceptor Squadron

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332d Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
332dfis-patch.jpg
332d Fighter-Interceptor Squadron emblem
Active 1942–1965
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Fighter-Interceptor
Convair F-102A-75-CO Delta Dagger 56-1329 at McGuire AFB, New Jersey, 1958
332d Fighter-Interceptor Squadron F-102 at Thule, 1960
North American F-86D-45-NA Sabre 52-3901 4709th Air Defense Wing, McGuire AFB, New Jersey, 1956
332d Fighter-Interceptor Squadron Lockheed F-94C-1-LO Starfire 51-5515 1954 Stationed at New Castle Airport, Delaware. Shown at Nellis AFB, Nevada

The 332d Fighter-Interceptor Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the 4683rd Air Defense Wing, stationed at Thule AB, Greenland. It was inactivated on 31 May 1965.

History[edit]

Trained replacement pilots, September 1942 – March 1944, and furnished cadres for fighter squadrons, January–December 1943. Air defense of the Northeastern United States, 1955–1959; Air Defense of the South-Central United States, 1959–1960; Air Defense of North American continent, 1960–1965.

Lineage[edit]

  • Constituted 332d Fighter Squadron on 24 June 1942
Activated on 10 July 1942
Disbanded on 31 March 1944
  • Reconstituted, and redesignated 332d Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, on 11 February 1953
Activated on 27 March 1953
Inactivated on 31 May 1965.

Assignments[edit]

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References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • A Handbook of Aerospace Defense Organization 1946 - 1980, by Lloyd H. Cornett and Mildred W. Johnson, Office of History, Aerospace Defense Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado
  • Maurer, Maurer. Combat Squadrons of the Air Force: World War II. Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1982.
  • USAF Aerospace Defense Command publication, The Interceptor, January 1979 (Volume 21, Number 1).

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