546th Aircraft Control and Warning Group
The 546th Aircraft Control and Warning Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was assigned to the 33d Air Division, stationed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklaholma. It was inactivated on 4 June 1951.
|546th Aircraft Control and Warning Group|
|Branch||United States Air Force|
|Type||Command and Control|
|Part of||Air Defense Command|
This command and control organization activated on 19 March 1951, and was responsible for the organization, manning and equipping of new Aircraft Control and Warning (Radar) units. It was dissolved with the units being assigned directly to the 33d AD.
- Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, 16 March-4 June 1951
- Hutchinson AFS, Kansas, 1 May-4 June 1951
- Belleville AFS, Illinois, 1 May-4 June 1951
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