Trinidad Wing, Antilles Air Command
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.
|Trinidad Wing, Antilles Air Command|
|Branch||United States Army Air Forces|
|Role||Command and Control|
Engaged in antisubmarine operations.
- Established as the Caribbean Interceptor Command on 3 June 1941
- Redesignated VI Interceptor Command on 17 October 1941
- Redesignated VI Fighter Command in May 1942
- Redesignated 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)
- Maurer, Maurer, ed. (1983) . Air Force Combat Units of World War II (PDF) (reprint ed.). Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-912799-02-1. LCCN 61060979.