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Antilles Air Command

Constituted as Antilles Air Task Force on 20 Feb 1943. Activated in Puerto Rico on 1 Mar 1943. Redesignated Antilles Air Command in Jun 1943. Inactivated in Puerto Rico on 25 Aug 1946. Disbanded on 8 Oct 1948.

Components. Unkn.

Stations. San Juan, PR, 1 Mar 1943; Borinquen Field, PR, 1 Mar-25 Aug 1946.

Commanders. Maj Gen Edwin J House, 1 Mar 1943; Brig Gen Edwin B Lyon, 14 May 1943; Col Bayard Johnson, 8 Jan 1944; Brig Gen Wolcott P Hayes, 22 Feb-Dec 1944; Brig Gen George G Lundberg, Feb 1945-unkn.

Campaigns. American Theater.

Decorations. None.

Data from Air Force Combat Units of World War II By Maurer, Maurer, Published 1986


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