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Seattle Air Defense Sector

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Emblem of the Seattle Air Defense Sector
Active 1958-1966
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Role Air Defense
Part of Air Defense Command
Map of Seattle ADS

The Seattle Air Defense Sector (SeADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization. Its last assignment was with the Air Defense Command 25th Air Division, being stationed at McChord Air Force Base, Washington. It was inactivated on 1 April 1966.

SeADS was established in January 1958 assuming control of former ADC Western Air Defense Force units in western Washington west of the Cascade Range. Also operated a Semi Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE) direction center.

The Sector was inactivated on 1 April 1966 as part of an ADC consolidation and reorganization; and its units were reassigned to the 25th Air Division.

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  • Established as Seattle Air Defense Sector on 8 Jan 1958
Inactivated on 1 Apr 1966

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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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