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On this day in SAC aviation history …..

Wurtsmith Air Museum

On 16 January 1957: Operation POWER FLITE. At 1:00 p.m. PST, five Boeing B-52B Stratofortress eight-engine jet bombers of the United States Air Force Strategic Air Command, 93rd Bombardment Wing […]

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Remembering the Challenger

Wurtsmith Air Museum

On today's date in 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger crew was lost 73 seconds into flight. These astronauts made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation.

The first B-52H…

.....The first B-52H Stratofortress, 60-001 christened the "State of Michigan" arrives at Wurtsmith on May 9, 1961. This marked the re-designation of the base from a fighter-interceptor training base to […]