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  • THE HERITAGE OF THE 455TH AIR EXPEDITIONARY WING

    The 455th Air Expeditionary Wing traces its heritage back to the "Vulgar Vultures" of the 455th Bombardment Group (Heavy). Activated June 1, 1943 at Alamogordo, New Mexico, different elements of the group trained at bases in New Mexico, Florida and Utah before joining up at Langley Field, Virginia in October 1943 to prepare for deployment to Italy.
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