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Check Six – 1960: At the Alert Pad

January 29, 2021
Hawaii Air National Guard photograph

In 1960, the 199th Fighter Squadron was converting from North American F-86 Sabres to Convair F-102A Delta Daggers. This undated photograph shows the incoming and outgoing jets with two unidentified mechanics at the alert facility.

In 1960, the Air Force established the 154th Fighter-Interceptor Group and allotted it to Hawai‘i Air National Guard. The 154 FIG received Federal recognition and activated on December 1, 1960.

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