Activated as the 825th Air Division in Aug 1955,
the division monitored and coordinated the manning equipping, and operational
readiness of assigned units. Subordinate units included a Titan II strategic
missile wing, which became operational in Dec 1963, and a wing that flew B-58
aircraft and operated a B-58 combat crew training school. The 825th
also participated in tactical exercises such as Briar Rabbit, Big Blast, and
Operation Dress Rehearsal.