697th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
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|697th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron|
Emblem of the 697th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
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|Type||General Radar Surveillance|
The 697th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the Oklahoma City Air Defense Sector, Aerospace Defense Command, stationed at Pyote Air Force Station, Texas. It was inactivated on 1 August 1963.
The unit was a General Surveillance Radar squadron providing for the air defense of the United States.
- Established as the 697th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
- Activated on 8 December 1956
- Inactivated on 1 August 1963
- 34th Air Division, 8 December 1956
- Albuquerque Air Defense Sector, 1 January 1960
- Oklahoma City Air Defense Sector, 15 September 1960
- 4752d Air Defense Wing, 1 September 1961
- Oklahoma City Air Defense Sector, 25 June-1 August 1963
- Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, 8 December 1956
- Pyote AFS, Texas, 21 February 1957 – 1 August 1963
- Cornett, Lloyd H. and Johnson, Mildred W., A Handbook of Aerospace Defense Organization 1946 - 1980,  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,  US Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories, Champaign, IL (1997).