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Goose Air Defense Sector

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Emblem of the Goose Air Defense Sector
Active 1963-1966
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Role Air Defense
Part of Air Defense Command

The Goose Air Defense Sector (GADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization. Its last assignment was with the 26th Air Division, being stationed at Goose Air Force Base, Labrador, Canada. It was inactivated on 1 April 1966.

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Lineage

  • Established as 4732d Air Defense Group, 1 Apr 1957
Redesignated: Goose Air Defense Sector on 1 Jul 1963
Inactivated on 1 Apr 1966

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Provided air defense of northeastern North America. Unit redesignated as 37th Air Division.

References

 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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