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329th Fighter-Interceptor Group
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Emblem of the 329th Fighter-Interceptor Group
Active 1942–1959
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Fighter

The 329th Fighter-Interceptor Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit, last assigned to the Air Defense Command, being stationed at Stewart AFB, New York. The squadron was inactivated on August 1, 1959.

During World War II, the unit was primarily a replacement training group assigned to Fourth Air Force which trained P-38 Lightning pilots. It also provided cadres for fighter groups. Reactivated during the Cold War by Air Defense Command, the group was tasked with air defense of upper Northeast United States (1955-1959) flying F-86 Sabres.

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Lineage

  • Constituted as: 329th Fighter Group on June 24, 1942
Activated on July 10, 1942
Disbanded on March 31, 1944.
  • Reactivated as: 4700th Air Defense Group on 20 Sep 1954
Redesignated 329th Fighter Group (Air Defense), on June 20, 1955
Activated on August 18, 1955 by redesignation of 4700th Air Defense Group
Inactivated on August 1, 1959.

Assignments

Attached to: Los Angeles Fighter Wing, 29 Nov 1943-31 Mar 1944

Stations

Components

  • 330th Fighter Squadron: 1942–1944
330th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 1955–1959
  • 331st Fighter Squadron: 1942–1944
331st Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, 1955–1959

References

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

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0892010924.

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