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1955 - 1959

Westover's biggest change came on 1 April 1955, when it was placed under the control of the Strategic Air Command.  Among the first SAC units to arrive at Westover were:

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4050th Air Refueling Wing  - 01 Apr 55

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8th Reconnaissance Technical Squadron - 01 May 55

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18th Communications Squadron - 05 May 55

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Headquarters Eighth Air Force - 13 Jun 55

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99th Bombardment Wing Heavy Jet - 04 Sep 56

4050th Air Refueling Wing:

 

 

 

 

 

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