703d Strategic Missile Wing
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|703d Strategic Missile Wing|
|Active||September 1958- July 1961|
|Branch||United States Air Force|
|Part of||Strategic Air Command|
|Garrison/HQ||Lowry AFB, Colorado|
The 703d Strategic Missile Wing is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the Strategic Air Command 13th Air Division, being stationed at Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado. It was inactivated on 1 July 1961.
The 703d was planned to be the first HGM-25A Titan I Intercontinental ballistic missile wing. It was activated on 25 September 1958, but never became fully operational. Partial capability was achieved on 10 December 1958, with training on the operation of the Titan I ICBM until March 1960.
- Established as 703d Strategic Missile Wing (ICBM-Titan) on 5 September 1958
- Activated on 25 September 1958
- Discontinued, and inactivated, on 1 July 1961
- 1st Missile Division, 25 September 1958
- Fifteenth Air Force, 15 January 1959
- 13th Air Division, 1 July 1959-1 July 1961
- 848th Strategic Missile Squadron: 1 February 1960 - 1 July 1961
- 849th Strategic Missile Squadron: 1 August 1960 - 1 July 1961
- Ravenstein, Charles A. (1984). Air Force Combat Wings Lineage and Honors Histories 1947-1977. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-912799-12-9.