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813th Strategic Aerospace Division
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Emblem of the 813th Strategic Aerospace Division
Active 1954-1966
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Role Command and Control
Part of Strategic Air Command
Garrison/HQ Malmstrom AFB, Montana

The 813th Strategic Aerospace Division (813th SAD) is an inactive United States Air Force organization. Its last assignment was with Strategic Air Command, assigned to Fifteenth Air Force, being stationed at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana. It was inactivated on 2 Jul 1966.

Activated in 1954 as an intermediate command echelon of Strategic Air Command, providing command and control, of B-47 Stratojet medium bomber wings in Florida. Inactivated in 1956 due to budget constraints. Reactivated in 1959 as a B-47 Division in the upper Northwest, acquiring control of ICBM missile Wings in 1962. It maintained the capability to conduct long range bombardment operations and strategic missile warfare. In addition, the 813th supported Air Reserve and National Guard programs, established applicable safety programs, and administered the security protection program.

Inactivated in 1966 along with the phaseout of Titan I and Atlas ICBMs.

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History

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Lineage

  • Established as 813 Air Division on 28 May 1954
Activated on 15 Jul 1954
Inactivated on 1 Jun 1956
  • Activated on 15 Jul 1959
Redesignated 813 Strategic Aerospace Division on 1 Apr 1962
Discontinued, and inactivated, on 2 Jul 1966.

Assignments

Stations

Components

Wings

15 Jul 1959-25 Jun 1966
15 Jul 1954-1 Jun 1956 (detached 7 Jan-11 Apr 1956)
15 Jul 1954-1 Jun 1956 (detached 9 Dec 1954-5 Mar 1955; 9 Apr-1 Jun 1956)
1 Jul 1964-2 Jul 1966
Attached 1 Nov 1955-31 May 1956
15 Jul 1959-15 Jul 1961.

Squadron

4364 Support (later, 4364 Post Attack Command Control)
20 Jul 1962-25 Mar 1965.

Aircraft

EB-47, 1962-1965

References

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

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