683d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron

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683d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
683d Radar Squadron - Emblem.png
Emblem of the 683d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Active 1953-1969
Country United States
Branch  United States Air Force
Type General Radar Surveillance

The 683d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 31st Air Division, Aerospace Defense Command, stationed at Sweetwater Air Force Station, Texas. It was inactivated on 30 September 1969.

The unit was a General Surveillance Radar squadron providing for the air defense of the United States.

Lineage[edit]

  • Established as 683d Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Activated on 1 December 1953
Inactivated on 30 September 1969

Assignments[edit]

Stations[edit]

  • Geiger Field, Washington, 1 December 1953
  • Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, 1 January 1954
  • Sweetwater AFS, Texas, 1 March 1956 - 30 September 1969

References[edit]

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

  • Cornett, Lloyd H. and Johnson, Mildred W., A Handbook of Aerospace Defense Organization 1946 - 1980, [1] Office of History, Aerospace Defense Center, Peterson AFB, CO (1980).
  • Winkler, David F. & Webster, Julie L., Searching the Skies, The Legacy of the United States Cold War Defense Radar Program, [2] US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories, Champaign, IL (1997).

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