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Trinidad Wing, Antilles Air Command
Active 1941-1944
Country United States
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.

History[]

Lineage[]

  • 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

Assignments[]

Stations[]

  • Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, 25 October 1941
  • Henry Barracks, Puerto Rico, 20 March 1943
  • Waller Field, Trinidad, 15 May 1943 – 15 March 1944

Units assigned[]

Wing

Group

59th Bombardment Squadron, 21 July 1942-19 March 1943 (Attached)

Squadron

(Under Operational Control)

Operational history[]

Engaged in antisubmarine operations

References[]

 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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