29 September 1954 – The North American F-100 Super Sabre entered service with the United States Air Force‘s 479th Fighter Wing. Initially, the new wing maintained tactical proficiency with the World War II-era F-51Ds inherited from the Air National Guard, then in February 1953 upgrading to the North American F-86H Sabre jet aircraft. The wing
Arthur J. Oken
Preferred Name: Art
Date of Birth: October 18, 1934
Highest Military Grade: 0-5 – Lieutenant Colonel
Hometown: Baldwin County, AL
After serving in the USAF, Arthur Oken became a lawyer admitted in Virginia, the District of Columbia, Texas and Colorado. Practiced in Virginia and Texas. He is currently in retired/inactive status in all jurisdictions.