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IV Air Support Command

IV Air Support Command
Active 1941-1945
Country United States
Branch United States Army Air Forces
Type Command and Control

The VI Air Support Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to Second Air Force, based at Biggs Field, Texas. It was inactivated on 22 December 1945.



  • Constituted as IV Air Support Command on 21 August 1941
Activated on 3 September 1941
Redesignated IV Ground Air Support Command in April 1942
Redesignated IV Air Support Command in September 1942
Redeisgnated III Tactical Air Division in August 1943
Redesignated I Tactical Air Division in April 1944
Inactivated on 22 December 1945
Disbanded on 8 October 1948.



Operational history

At various times, supervised heavy bomber flights to Hawaii, gave air support to ground units in training, participated in air-ground maneuvers, and put on air support demonstrations.


  • 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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