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The '''517th Strategic Fighter Squadron''' is an inactive [[United States Air Force]] unit. Its last assignment was with the [[407th Strategic Fighter Wing]] stationed at [[Great Falls AFB]], Montana. It was inactivated on 1 July 1957.
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The '''517th Strategic Fighter Squadron''' is an inactive [[United States Air Force]] unit. Its last assignment was with the [[407th Strategic Fighter Wing]] stationed at [[Great Falls AFB]], [[Montana]]. It was inactivated on 1 July 1957.
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
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===Stations===
 
===Stations===
* [[Drew Field]], Florida, 28 March 1943
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* [[Drew Field]], [[Florida]], 28 March 1943
: Operated from [[Amchitka Army Airfield|Amchitka AAF]] Alaska, July– August 1943
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: Operated from [[Amchitka Army Airfield|Amchitka AAF]] [[Alaska]], July– August 1943
* [[Lakeland Army Airfield|Lakeland AAF]], Florida, 2 October 1943
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* [[Lakeland Army Airfield|Lakeland AAF]], [[Florida]], 2 October 1943
* [[Galveston Army Airfield|Galveston AAF]], Texas, 9 November 1943
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* [[Galveston Army Airfield|Galveston AAF]], [[Texas]], 9 November 1943
* [[Bruning Army Airfield|Bruning AAF]], Nebraska, 3 March – 1 April 1944
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* [[Bruning Army Airfield|Bruning AAF]], [[Nebraska]], 3 March – 1 April 1944
* [[Great Falls AFB]], Montana, 18 December 1953 – 1 July 1957.
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* [[Great Falls AFB]], [[Montana]], 18 December 1953 – 1 July 1957.
   
 
===Aircraft===
 
===Aircraft===
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* {{cite book|editor=Maurer, Maurer|title=Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II|origyear=1969|url= http://www.airforcehistory.hq.af.mil/Publications/fulltext/combat_sq_of_the_af_wwii.pdf |edition= reprint|year=1982|publisher=Office of Air Force History|location=Washington, DC|isbn=0-405-12194-6|oclc=72556|lccn=70605402}}
 
* {{cite book|editor=Maurer, Maurer|title=Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II|origyear=1969|url= http://www.airforcehistory.hq.af.mil/Publications/fulltext/combat_sq_of_the_af_wwii.pdf |edition= reprint|year=1982|publisher=Office of Air Force History|location=Washington, DC|isbn=0-405-12194-6|oclc=72556|lccn=70605402}}
   
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==External links==
 
{{Wikipedia|517th Strategic Fighter Squadron}}
 
{{Wikipedia|517th Strategic Fighter Squadron}}
   

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