Los Angeles Air Defense Region

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Los Angeles Air Defense Region
CountryUnited States
BranchUnited States Army Air Force
RoleAir Defense Command and Control
EngagementsWorld War II

The Los Angeles Air Defense Region is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the Fourth Air Force, stationed in San Francisco, California It was inactivated on 31 August 1945


Provided air defense for the Los Angeles area. Also trained fighter groups and personnel.


  • Constituted as Los Angeles Air Defense Wing on 6 August 1942
Activated on 11 August 1942
Re-designated Los Angeles Fighter Wing in July 1943
Re-designated Los Angeles Air Defense Region 1 Jul 1944
Disbanded on 31 August 1945





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

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.

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