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Check Six: B-52s Begin Operational Service – 65 years ago

June 29, 2020

On June 29, 1955,  the first B-52B Stratofortress (serial number 52-8711) entered operational service with the Strategic Air Command (SAC) at Castle AFB and the 93d Bombardment Wing (93 BMW).

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