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Aircraft flown through the years:
1956-1957: F-86A Sabre
1957-1958: F-84F Thunderstreak
1958-1966: F-100A Super Sabre
1966-1969: F-102A Delta Dagger
1969-1976: F-100CD Super Sabre
1975-1987: A-7D Corsair II
1985-Present: F-16 Fighting Falcon

The Early Years
The unit's history dates back to 1956 when the 152nd Fighter Interceptor Squadron of the Arizona Air National Guard flew the Korean War vintage F-86A. At that time the "base" consisted of an old adobe farmhouse and a dirt-floor hangar with enough space for three aircraft.

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