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III Air SUPPORT Command

Constituted as III Air Support Command on 21 Aug 1941. Activated on 1 Sep 1941. Assigned to Third AF. Trained air force organizations for support operations and assisted in training ground forces. Also conducted antisubmarine patrols. Disbanded on 16 Mar 1942.

Components. (Various observation and light bombardment organizations.)

Stations. Savannah AB, Ga, 1 Sep 1941; Drew Field, Fla, c. 1-16 Mar 1942.

Commanders. Col Asa N Duncan, Sep 1941; Lt Col Herbert B Thatcher, c. 28 Jan-16 Mar 1942.

Campaigns. Antisubmarine, American Theater.

Decorations. None.

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

Constituted as III Air Support Command on 21 Aug 1941. Activated on 1 Sep 1941. Assigned to Third AF. Trained air force organizations for support operations and assisted in training ground forces. Also conducted antisubmarine patrols. Disbanded on 16 Mar 1942.

Components. (Various observation and light bombardment organizations.)

Stations. Savannah AB, Ga, 1 Sep 1941; Drew Field, Fla, c. 1-16 Mar 1942.

Commanders. Col Asa N Duncan, Sep 1941; Lt Col Herbert B Thatcher, c. 28 Jan-16 Mar 1942.

Campaigns. Antisubmarine, American Theater.

Decorations. None.

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



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