NH installation is now officially part of the Space Force
NEW BOSTON, N.H. (AP) - The switch of a satellite tracking station from the Air Force to the new Space Force is complete.
The Concord Monitor reports that a U.S. Space Force sign was installed Monday outside the installation in New Boston, completing a transfer that was announced late last year.
The base was originally farmland in New Boston and two adjoining towns. In World War II, the land was used as a practice bombing range by Army Air Force pilots flying out of Manchester.
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