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III Air Support Command

III Air Support Command
Active 1941-1942
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Force
Type Command and Control
Part of Third Air Force
Engagements World War II

The III Air Support Command was a United States Army Air Force formation. Its last assignment was with Third Air Force stationed at Drew Field, Florida. It was inactivated on 16 March 1942.

Trained air force organizations for support operations and assisted in training ground forces. Also conducted antisubmarine patrols.

Contents

  • History 1
    • Lineage 1.1
    • Assignments 1.2
    • Components 1.3
    • Stations 1.4
  • References 2
  • External links 3

History

Lineage

  • Constituted as III Air Support Command on 21 August 1941
Activated on 1 September 1941
Disbanded on 16 March 1942.

Assignments

Components

Stations

References

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.

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