Trinidad Wing, Antilles Air Command
|Trinidad Wing, Antilles Air Command|
|Branch||United States Army Air Forces|
|Role||Command and Control|
The Trinidad Wing, Antilles Air Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with Sixth Air Force, based at Waller Field, Trinidad. It was inactivated on 15 March 1944.
- Established as Caribbean Interceptor Command on 3 June 1941
- Redesignated as: VI Interceptor Command on 17 October 1941
- Redesignated as: VI Fighter Command in May 1942
- Redesignated as: Trinidad Wing, Antilles Air Command in October 1943.
- Disbanded on 15 March 1944
- Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 25 October 1941
- Henry Barracks, Puerto Rico, 20 March 1943
- Waller Field, Trinidad, 15 May 1943 – 15 March 1944
- 12 Pursuit Wing, 20 November 1940 – 6 March 1942
- 9th Bombardment Group, 30 October 1941 – 30 October 1942
- 59th Bombardment Squadron, 21 July 1942-19 March 1943 (Attached)
- 36th Fighter Group, January 1941-May 1943
- (Under Operational Control)
Engaged in antisubmarine operations
- Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.