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The war in Korea in 1950 caused a call of many Guard units into Federal service. On March 1, 1950 the 108th Fighter Wing, along with component units, the 108th Fighter Group, the 141st Fighter Squadron, the 108th Air Base Group, the 108th Maintenance and Supply Group, the 108th Medical Group, the 141st Weather Station and 105th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron were called with units of the Army National Guard. After 21 months of active duty these units were released to State Control on December 1, 1952.

The Army Guard units, inducted between August 14, 1950 and January 23, 1951, were the 112th Artillery Group Headquarters, the 695th Armored Field Artillery Battalion, the 30th Ordnance Battalion, the 122d Ordnance Company, the 63d Army Band and the 150th Engineer Pontoon Bridge Company. All but the 63d Band were returned to State Control during 1953. The Band was returned in January 1954.

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21st Infantry Review (Text-only PDF Format)
Original scans available in JPG format.

21st Infantry Battalion Orders (Text-only PDF Format)
Original scans available in JPG format.

CPL R.P. Toole (Text-only PDF Format)
Original scans available in JPG format.

National Guard Fact Sheets (Text-only PDF Format)
Original scans available in JPG format.

Newark Sunday News (Text-only PDF Format)
Original scans available in JPG format.

PVT Cafferata Medal of Honor Citation (Text-only PDF Format)
Portrait of PVT Cafferata

Tin Can Sailors (Text-only PDF)
Original scans available in JPG format.



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