639th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron

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639th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
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Emblem of the 639th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron
Active 1952-1963
Country United States
Branch  United States Air Force
Type General radar surveillance

The 639th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the Sault Sainte Marie Air Defense Sector, Air Defense Command, stationed at Lowther Air Station, Ontario, Canada. It was inactivated on 1 July 1963.

The unit was a general surveillance radar squadron providing for the air defense of North America.

Lineage

  • Activated as 639th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron, 1 December 1956
Inactivated on 1 July 1963

Assignments

Stations

  • Truax Field, Wisconsin, 1 December 1956
  • Lowther Air Station, 1 July 1957 – 1 July 1963

References

 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)

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