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56th Fighter Wing: Quiz


Question 1: The flight proceeded to Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base, Germany, by way of Maine, Labrador, ________, Iceland and Scotland.
AzoresMadeiraGreenlandFaroe Islands

Question 2: It upgraded to F-16C/D aircraft from 1988–1990, providing support personnel and equipment to units in ________ from August 1990 - March 1991.
EuropeWestern AsiaSouth AsiaMiddle East

Question 3: Moved to England, Dec 1942-Jan 1943, and was assigned to ________.
92d Operations Group4th Fighter Wing93d Operations GroupEighth Air Force

Question 4: Assigned to Thirteenth Air Force, the wing received operational direction from Seventh Air Force in ________.
VietnamHo Chi Minh CityHanoiDirect-controlled municipality

Question 5: ________, 1 Oct 1947
Strategic Air Command27th Special Operations GroupMalmstrom Air Force Base31st Fighter Wing

Question 6: RAF Alconbury (USAFE) • ________ (RAF) • Kadena (PACAF) • RAF Fairford (USAFE) • RAF Lakenheath (USAFE) • RAF Mildenhall (USAFE) • Thule (AFSPC)
Barksdale Air Force BaseVandenberg Air Force BaseCFB Goose BayDiego Garcia

Question 7: MacDill AFB, ________, 30 Jun 1975
New JerseyFloridaMassachusettsNorth Carolina

Question 8: The 56th assisted in ________, the evacuation of Phnom Penh on 12 April 1975 and Operation Frequent Wind, the evacuation of Saigon on 29 and 30 April 1975.
Cambodian CampaignOperation Eagle PullMayaguez incidentOperation Menu

Question 9: The commander of the 61st Fighter Squadron, Lieutenant Colonel ________, destroyed his 28th enemy aircraft in air combat, a record unequalled by any American fighter pilot in Europe.
Oil City, PennsylvaniaGabby GabreskiAbbie G. RogersWilliam Holmes Crosby Jr.

Question 10: The wing performed combat in ________ from April 1967 – August 1973, and combat support until June 1975, employing a wide variety of aircraft to meet specialized missions.
PhilippinesMalaysiaSingaporeSoutheast Asia


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