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4683d Air Defense Wing

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Emblem of the 4683d Air Defense Wing
Active 1960-1977
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Role Air Defense
Part of Air Defense Command

The 4683d Air Defense Wing is an inactive United States Air Force organization. Its last assignment was with the Aerospace Defense Command, being stationed at Thule Air Base, Greenland. It was inactivated on 31 March 1977.

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Lineage

  • Established as 4683d Air Defense Wing, 1 Oct 1960
Redesignated: 4683d Combat Support Group, 1 Jul 1965
Redesignated: 4683d Air Base Group, 1 Jul 1970
Inactivated on 1 Oct 1977

Assignments

Redesignated: Aerospace Defense Command, 15 Jan 1968-1 Oct 1977

Stations

Components

Operations

Provided air defense of northeast North America. Inactivated and replaced by 12th Missile Warning Group.

See also

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.
  • Ravenstein, Charles A. (1984). Air Force Combat Wings Lineage and Honors Histories 1947-1977. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0912799129.

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