III Air Support Command

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III Air Support Command
Active1941-1942
CountryUnited States
BranchUnited States Army Air Force
TypeCommand and Control
Part ofThird Air Force
EngagementsWorld 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.

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

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the Air Force Historical Research Agency website http://www.afhra.af.mil/.

  • Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1983) [1961]. Air Force Combat Units of World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-912799-02-1. LCCN 61060979.

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