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I Fighter Command
Active 1941-1948
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Type Command and Control
Engagements World War II

The I Fighter Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the First Air Force, based at Mitchel Army Airfield, New York. It was inactivated on 21 March 1946

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History

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Lineage

  • Constituted as: I Interceptor Command on 26 May 1941
Activated on 5 Jun 1941.
Redesignated I Fighter Command in May 1942.
Inactivated on 21 Mar 1946
Disbanded on 8 Oct 1948.

Assignments

Stations

Wings

  • Boston Fighter Wing
AKA: 323d Combat Crew Training Wing, 11 Aug 1942-3 Apr 1946

Operations

Provided air defense for the northeast coast of the US (until Aug 1944) ; trained fighter personnel and organizations

References

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

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