IV Fighter Command
|IV Fighter Command|
|Branch||United States Army Air Forces|
|Type||Command and Control|
The IV Fighter Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to Fourth Air Force, based at Oakland Airport, California. It was inactivated on 31 March 1944. It was part of Fourth Air Force throughout its existence, from July 1941 to the end of March 1944.
It provided air defense for the U.S. West Coast, and trained fighter organizations and personnel.
- Constituted as IV Interceptor Command on 26 May 1941
- Activated on 8 July 1941
- Redesignated as IV Fighter Command in May 1942
- Disbanded on 31 March 1944.
- Los Angeles Fighter Wing: 1942–1944
- Seattle Fighter Wing: 1942–1944
- San Diego Fighter Wing: 1942–1944
- San Francisco Fighter Wing: 1942–1944.
- March Field, California, 8 July 1941
- Riverside Municipal Airport, California, c. July 1941
- Oakland Airport, California, June 1942-31 March 1944.
- Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.