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For the Air Transport Command which existed after 1 July 1942, see Air Transport Command
The I Troop Carrier Command (I TCC) is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its primary mission was theater troop and logistics transport training. Equipped largely with C-47 Skytrain and later C-46 Commando aircraft, its wings acted as training organizations in the United States during World War II, the component groups were then reassigned to deployed overseas Numbered Air Forces worldwide.

Its last assignment was with the First Air Force, based at Stout Army Air Fieldmarker, Indianamarker. It was inactivated on 4 November 1945

History

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  • Established as Air Transport Command on 30 Apr 1942
Redesignated as I Troop Carrier Command on 1 Jul 1942
Disbanded on 4 Nov 1945


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Command and control training organization for troop carrier transport mission. As a result of the 1946 Army Air Forces reorganization after World War II, the Troop Carrier mission was reassigned to the new major commands, and Troop Carrier Command was inactivated.

Notes

  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0892010924.


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