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7th Bomb Wing

The 7th Bomb Wing (7 BW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Global Strike Command Eighth Air Force. [1]

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Air Force Global Strike Command

Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the United States Air Force, headquartered at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.

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Andersen Air Force Base

Andersen Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force (USAF) base located approximately northeast of Yigo near Agafo Gumas in the United States territory of Guam.

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Battle of Khe Sanh

The Battle of Khe Sanh was conducted in northwestern Quảng Trị Province, Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam), between 21 January and 9 July 1968 during the Vietnam War.

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Biggs Army Airfield

Biggs Army Airfield, Biggs AAF, Biggs Field, or simply "Biggs" is a military airport located at Fort Bliss in El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, in the United States.

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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed in the 1930s for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC).

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Boeing B-29 Superfortress

The Boeing B-29 Superfortress is a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing and was flown primarily by the United States during World War II and the Korean War.

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Boeing B-52 Stratofortress

The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is a long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber.

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Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker

The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker is a military aerial refueling aircraft.

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Cambodia

Cambodia (កម្ពុជា, Kampuchea), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, Preah Reacheanachak Kampuchea) and once known as the Khmer Empire, is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.

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Chernobyl

Chernobyl or Chornobyl (IPA; Чорнобиль,; Чернобыль,, Polish: Czarnobyl, טשערנאבל) is a city in the restricted Chernobyl Exclusion Zone situated in Ivankiv Raion of northern Kiev Oblast, Ukraine near the border with Belarus.

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Consolidated B-24 Liberator

The Consolidated B-24 Liberator is an American heavy bomber, designed by Consolidated Aircraft of San Diego, California.

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Convair B-36 Peacemaker

The Convair B-36 "Peacemaker" was a strategic bomber built by Convair and operated solely by the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1949 to 1959.

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Convair XC-99

The Convair XC-99, AF Ser.

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Cruise missile

A cruise missile is a guided missile used against terrestrial targets, so called because the major portion of its flight path is conducted at cruise speed (i.e., approximately constant velocity).

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Dyess Air Force Base

Dyess Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately southwest of Abilene, Texas.

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Eighth Air Force

The Eighth Air Force (8AF) is a numbered air force (NAF) of the United States Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC).

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Ellsworth Air Force Base

Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately northeast of Rapid City, South Dakota just north of Box Elder, South Dakota.

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Fifth Air Force

The Fifth Air Force (5 AF) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Pacific Air Forces (PACAF).

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Garrett Harencak

Major General Garrett Harencak is the Assistant Chief of Staff for Strategic Deterrence and Nuclear Integration, Headquarters U. S. Air Force, Washington D.C. General Harencak is responsible to the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Air Force for focus on Nuclear Deterrence Operations.

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General Electric J47

The General Electric J47 turbojet (GE company designation TG-190) was developed by General Electric in conjunction with Metropolitan Vickers of the UK who had already developed a 9 stage axial flow compressor engine and licensed the design to Allison in 1944 for the earlier J35 engine, and first flew in May 1948.

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George J. Eade

George James Eade (born October 27, 1921) is a retired United States Air Force four-star general who served as Deputy Commander in Chief, United States European Command (DCINCEUR) from 1973 to 1975.

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Grenada

Grenada (La Grenade) is an island country consisting of Grenada itself and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea.

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Guam

Guam (or; Chamorro: Guåhån) is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States in the western Pacific Ocean.

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Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884December 26, 1972) was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–53).

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Heligoland

Heligoland (Helgoland; Heligolandic Frisian deät Lun) is a small German archipelago in the North Sea.

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Heston

Heston is a suburban area of the London Borough of Hounslow, west London.

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Ho Chi Minh trail

The Hồ Chí Minh trail (also known in Vietnam as the "Trường Sơn trail") was a logistical system that ran from the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) to the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) through the neighboring kingdoms of Laos and Cambodia.

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Hobson Plan

The Hobson Plan was an organizational structure established by the United States Air Force (USAF) in 1948.

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Jonathan D. George

Brig.

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Laos

Laos ((or) ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxon Lao), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (LPDR) (République démocratique populaire lao), is a landlocked country in Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and the People's Republic of China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, and Thailand to the west.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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List of B-52 Units of the United States Air Force

For other uses, see B-52 (disambiguation).

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Loring Air Force Base

Loring Air Force Base was a United States Air Force installation in northeastern Maine, near Limestone and Caribou in Aroostook County.

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Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth

Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base (or NAS Fort Worth JRB) includes Carswell Field, a military airbase located west of the central business district of Fort Worth, in Tarrant County, Texas, United States.

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Operation Arc Light

Operation Arc Light was the 1965 deployment of B-52F Stratofortresses as conventional bombers from bases in the US to Guam to support ground combat operations in Vietnam.

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Operation Niagara

Operation Niagara was a U.S. Seventh Air Force close air support campaign carried out from January through March 1968, during the Vietnam War.

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RAF Lakenheath

Royal Air Force Lakenheath or RAF Lakenheath, is a Royal Air Force station near the town of Lakenheath in Suffolk, England located north-east of Mildenhall, Suffolk and west of Thetford, Norfolk.

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Rockwell B-1 Lancer

The Rockwell (now part of Boeing) B-1 LancerThe name "Lancer" is only applied to the B-1B version, after the program was revived.

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South Dakota

South Dakota (locally) is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States.

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South Vietnam

South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), governed the southern half of Vietnam until 1975.

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Strategic Air Command

Strategic Air Command (SAC) was both a Department of Defense Specified Command and a United States Air Force (USAF) Major Command (MAJCOM) responsible for Cold War command and control of two of the three components of the U.S. military's strategic nuclear strike forces, the so-called "Nuclear Triad," with SAC having control of land-based strategic bomber aircraft and intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs).

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Tenth Air Force

The Tenth Air Force (10 AF) is a unit of the U.S. Air Force, specifically a numbered air force of the Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC).

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Twelfth Air Force

The Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern) (12AF (AFSOUTH)) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC).

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.

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Viet Cong

The Việt Cộng (()) was the name given by Western sources to the National Liberation Front, a political organization with its own army in South Vietnam and Cambodia that fought and defeated the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War (1959–1975).

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Vietnam

Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV), is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.

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Wendell L. Griffin

Major General Wendell Lee Griffin, USAF, is a retired American Air Force officer who served as the Chief of Safety of the United States Air Force from 2007 to 2009.

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Wing (military aviation unit)

In military aviation, a wing is a unit of command.

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11th Wing

The 11th Wing (11 WG) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Force District of Washington.

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13th Bomb Squadron

The 13th Bomb Squadron (13 BS) is a squadron of the United States Air Force.

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19th Air Division

The 19th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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20th Bomb Squadron

The 20th Bomb Squadron is a unit of the 2d Operations Group of the United States Air Force located at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.

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26th Space Aggressor Squadron

The 26th Space Aggressor Squadron (26 SAS) is a unit of the United States Air Force located at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.

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28th Bomb Squadron

The 28th Bomb Squadron (28 BS) is a squadron of the United States Air Force.

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28th Bomb Wing

The 28th Bomb Wing (28 BW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Eighth Air Force (12AF) of the Global Strike Command (GSC) and is stationed at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota.

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320th Air Expeditionary Wing

The 320th Air Expeditionary Wing (320 AEW) is a provisional United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Force District of Washington.

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42d Attack Squadron

The 42d Attack Squadron (42 ATKS) of the United States Air Force flies MQ-9 Reaper UAVs and is currently based out of Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs, Nevada.

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436th Training Squadron

The 436th Training Squadron (436 TS) is a non-flying training squadron of the United States Air Force.

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492d Bombardment Squadron

The 492d Bombardment Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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5th Air Division

The 5th Air Division (5th AD) is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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7th Air Refueling Squadron

The 7th Air Refueling Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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7th Operations Group

The 7th Operations Group is the operational flying component of the United States Air Force 7th Bomb Wing, stationed at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.

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919th Air Refueling Squadron

The 919th Air Refueling Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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920th Air Refueling Squadron

The 920th Air Refueling Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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96th Test Wing

The 96th Test Wing (96 TW) is a United States Air Force formation assigned to the Air Force Test Center, Air Force Material Command (AFMC).

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97th Operations Group

The 97th Operations Group (97 OG) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the 97th Air Mobility Wing of Air Education and Training Command.

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98th Flying Training Squadron

The 98th Flying Training Squadron (98 FTS) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Education and Training Command 306th Flying Training Group.

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9th Bomb Squadron

The 9th Bomb Squadron (9 BS) is a squadron of the United States Air Force.

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Redirects here:

7 BW, 7th Bombardment Wing, 7th Wing.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/7th_Bomb_Wing

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