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501st Air Defense Group

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Active 1953-1955
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Role Air Defense
Part of Air Defense Command

The 501st Air Defense Group is an inactive United States Air Force organization. Its last assignment was with the 4706th Air Defense Wing, being stationed at O'Hare International Airport, Illinois. It was inactivated on 18 Aug 1955.

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  • Established as 501st Air Defense Group on 16 Feb 1953
Inactivated on 18 Aug 1955

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Operations

Provided air defense of Great Lakes area. Replaced by 56th Fighter Group, 18 Aug 1955 to assume an air defense mission and operate base facilities.

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

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