III Air Support Command

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This article is about the 3d Air Support Command disbanded in March 1942. For the III Air Support Command established in May 1942, see III Tactical Air 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.

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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 websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

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