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1950

123rd Fighter Group called to duty in Korean War and moved to Goodman Air Force Base

Other events that happened on or around 1950

Apr 08, 1951

A C-47 transport filled with 167th personnel crashed near Kanawha (now Yeager) Airport, killing 21

Other events that happened on or around April 08, 1951

1951

Woodford Sutherland killed after training flight when his parked P-51 was hit by another

Other events that happened on or around 1951

1953

West Virginia Air National Guard's 167th was reorganized

Other events that happened on or around 1953

1955

167th moved to Martinsburg

Other events that happened on or around 1955

1961

130th Troop Carrier Squadron of the Air National Guard in Charleston furnished SA-16 amphibious planes and crews to help invade Cuba had the Bay of Pigs landing succeeded

Apr 01, 1961

167th Fighter Squadron of the Martinsburg Air National Guard lost its fighter jets and began operating C-119s as an Aeromedical Transport Squadron

1963

C121G Super Constellations replaced the C119s in the Air National Guard

Other events that happened on or around 1963

1998

The West Virginia Air National Guard's 167th was named top C-130 unit in the Air Force

Other events that happened on or around 1998

Jan 08, 2014

The Charleston Air National Guard base was renamed McLaughlin Air National Guard Base


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