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517th 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 517th Air Defense Group is an inactive United States Air Force organization. Its last assignment was with the 4711th Air Defense Wing, being stationed at Ethan Allen Air Force Base, Vermont. It was inactivated on 18 August 1955

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  • Established as: 517th Air Defense Group on 16 Feb 1953
Inactivated on 18 Aug 1955

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Activated at Ethan Allen AFB with responsibility for air defense of upper New England. Was also host unit at the base.

Inactivated 18 Aug 1955 and redesignated 14th Fighter Group (Air Defense) as result of ADC "Project Arrow" notable unit redesignation program.

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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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