... strengthened with an American air force Squadron to its NATO obligations.
On 1 november 1954 landed the first u.s. military unit, an F-86F Sabre, for that purpose on Soesterberg air base.
On 16 november 1954 the 32nd Tactical Fighter Squadron "The Wolfhounds" was officially installed on the Soesterberg air base.
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... that was under the command of a foreign nation.
The role of the 32nd TFS was to guard the West-European air space which stretched right up to the Iron Curtain.
The 32nd TFS transitioned from the F-4E Phantom to the F-15A Eagle, in 1979.
The Wolfhounds operated the A & B models till 1983 when the 32nd received the new C & D models.
In 1993 it was decided that a number of bases in Europe needed to be closed, as a result of defense cutbacks.
In addition, several units would be deactivated,...