November 22, 1944 Japanese aircraft staged through bases on Halmahera Island and attacked Far East Air Forces installations on Morotai. The raid resulted in two killed and 15 injured with 15 aircraft destroyed and eight damaged. This attack was one of 82 conducted against the Morotai bases between Sept. 15 and Feb. 1, 1945.
November 22, 1952 While leading a flight of four F-80s against enemy gun positions in Korea, Maj. Charles J. Loring deliberately crashed his damaged aircraft into enemy emplacements. For that sacrifice, he earned the Medal of Honor.
November 22, 1966 The 321st Strategic Missile Wing at Grand Forks, S.D. became the first complete Minuteman II wing, when it received its last flight of missiles.
November 22, 1972 The first B-52 Stratofortress lost to enemy action fell prey to a surface-to-air-missile over North Vietnam. The aircraft made it back to Thailand, where the crew ejected safely.
Detachment 1 (Edwards AFB, Calif.) Mission: Lead agency for accomplishing Block 2 and 3 Initial Operational Test and Evaluation of the F-35 Lightning II for the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, United Kingdom Ministry of Defense, and the Royal Netherlands Air Force. Contact Information: (661) 275-2120
Detachment 2 (Eglin AFB, Fla.) Mission: To evaluate operational system(s) mission capability, effectiveness, and suitability for Air Force and multiservice users by conducting impartial and realistic operational evaluations and assessments. Contact Information: (850) 883-1089
Detachment 4 (Peterson AFB, Colo.) Mission: Operationally tests space, missile, and missile defense capabilities in the battlespace environment for the warfighter. Contact Information: (719) 556-5850
Detachment 5 (Edwards AFB, Calif.) Mission: To ensure warfighters and logisticians have the right tools for the job....Permitting them to effectively and safely accomplish their mission. Contact Information: (661) 277-3666
Detachment 6 (Nellis AFB, Nev.) Mission:To plan and conduct realistic, objective, and impartial operational test and evaluation of fighter aircraft. Contact Information:(702) 652-4325
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