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Antilles Air Command

Constituted as Antilles Air Task Force on 20 Feb 1943. Activated in Puerto Rico on 1 Mar 1943. Redesignated Antilles Air Command in Jun 1943. Inactivated in Puerto Rico on 25 Aug 1946. Disbanded on 8 Oct 1948.

Components. Unkn.

Stations. San Juan, PR, 1 Mar 1943; Borinquen Field, PR, 1 Mar-25 Aug 1946.

Commanders. Maj Gen Edwin J House, 1 Mar 1943; Brig Gen Edwin B Lyon, 14 May 1943; Col Bayard Johnson, 8 Jan 1944; Brig Gen Wolcott P Hayes, 22 Feb-Dec 1944; Brig Gen George G Lundberg, Feb 1945-unkn.

Campaigns. American Theater.

Decorations. None.

Data from Air Force Combat Units of World War II By Maurer, Maurer, Published 1986

Constituted as Antilles Air Task Force on 20 Feb 1943. Activated in Puerto Rico on 1 Mar 1943. Redesignated Antilles Air Command in Jun 1943. Inactivated in Puerto Rico on 25 Aug 1946. Disbanded on 8 Oct 1948.

Components. Unkn.

Stations. San Juan, PR, 1 Mar 1943; Borinquen Field, PR, 1 Mar-25 Aug 1946.

Commanders. Maj Gen Edwin J House, 1 Mar 1943; Brig Gen Edwin B Lyon, 14 May 1943; Col Bayard Johnson, 8 Jan 1944; Brig Gen Wolcott P Hayes, 22 Feb-Dec 1944; Brig Gen George G Lundberg, Feb 1945-unkn.

Campaigns. American Theater.

Decorations. None.

Data from Air Force Combat Units of World War II By Maurer, Maurer, Published 1986



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