|Maine Aviation Historical Society
Maine Air Museum
|A Non-profit 501 (c) 3 Corporation
|The U.S. Air Force in Maine
By John Garbinski
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Maine Aviation Historical Society
Price $20.00 (includes sales tax)
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Send check payable to MAHS to:
P.O. Box 2641
Bangor, Maine 04402-2641
From the early days of Godfrey Field, to the end of the Cold War, the United States Air Force maintained a
presence in the State of Maine. Here is an historical guide to USAF installations and units assigned to
Installations like the Presque and Dow Army Air Fields, Dow Air Force Base, Loring Air Force Base, Caribou
Air Station, and many more.
You will read about the history of Maine’s Air Defense installations including the Nike Missile sites, Bomarc
and Snark Missiles, and the units that maintained them.
Here you will find the histories of units like the 42nd Bomb Wing, the 397th Bomb Wing, the 4038th
Strategic Wing and the numerous fighter, bomber, tanker and missile squadrons assigned to Maine.
You will read about the secret history of the 3080th Aviation Depot Group, Caribou Air Station and its
historical significance to the nation.