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326th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
326th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron - Emblem.jpg
Emblem of the 326th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
Active 1940–1967
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Fighter-Interceptor
Engagements World War II

Convair F-102A-75-CO Delta Dagger 56-1383, Richards-Gebaur AFB, Missouri, May 1964

326th FIS F-102 56-1444 about 1960

The 326th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the 328th Fighter Wing stationed at Richards-Gebaur AFB, Missouri. It was inactivated on 2 January 1967.

History[]

Air defense and operational training unit until 1 March 1944, and afterward replacement training unit until 31 March 1944. Air defense of the midwest United States, 1953–1967.

Lineage[]

  • Constituted 326th Fighter Squadron on 24 June 1942
Activated on 10 July 1942
Disbanded on 31 March 1944
  • Reconstituted, and redesignated 326th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron, on 23 March 1953
Activated on 18 December 1953
Inactivated on 2 January 1967

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References[]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • A Handbook of Aerospace Defense Organization 1946 - 1980, by Lloyd H. Cornett and Mildred W. Johnson, Office of History, Aerospace Defense Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado
  • Maurer, Maurer. Combat Squadrons of the Air Force: World War II. Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1982.
  • USAF Aerospace Defense Command publication, The Interceptor, January 1979 (Volume 21, Number 1).

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