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Montgomery Air Defense Sector

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Emblem of the Montgomery Air Defense Sector
Active 1957-1969
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Role Air Defense
Part of Air Defense Command
Map of Montgomery ADS

The Montgomery Air Defense Sector (MoADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization. Its last assignment was with the Air Defense Command 26th Air Division, being stationed at Gunter Air Force Base, Alabama. It was inactivated on 1 April 1966.

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Established in Sepember 1957 assuming control of former ADC Central Air Defense Force units in southern Mississippi and Alabama. Consolidated on 1 Jan 1959 with Shreveport and Miami Air Defense Sectors, expanding AOR to include most of Louisiana and eastern Texas along the Gulf of Mexico; central and southern Georgia and all of Florida. Operated a Semi Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE) Direction Center.

Inactivated on 1 April 1966 as part of an ADC consolidation and reorganization. Redesignated as 32d Air Division.

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  • Established as: Montgomery Air Defense Sector on 8 Sep 1957
Inactivated on 1 Apr 1966; redesignated as 32d Air Division

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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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