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337th Fighter Group
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Emblem of the 337th Fighter Group
Active 1942-1966
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Fighter-Interceptor

The 337th Fighter Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with Air Defense Command, Portland Air Defense Sector, stationed at Portland International Airport, Oregon. It was inactivated on 30 March 1966.

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History

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Lineage

  • Constituted as 337th Fighter Group on 16 Jul 1942
Activated on 23 Jul 1942
Disbanded on 1 May 1944
  • Activated as: 503d Air Defense Group, on 8 Oct 1954
  • Reconstituted and redesignated 337th Fighter Group (Air Defense), on 20 Jun 1955
Activated on 18 Aug 1955 by redesignation of 503d Air Defense Group.
Inactivated on 30 Mar 1966

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Components

Stations

Aircraft

Operations History

Operated as replacement unit,1942-1944. Air defense of northwestern United States, 1955-1966

References

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

  • Mauer, Mauer (1969), Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II, Air Force Historical Studies Office, Maxwell AFB, Alabama. ISBN 0892010975

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