11th Air Force Patch

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The Eleventh Air Force originated when the Maskan Air Force was constituted on December 28, 1941, and activated in Alaska on January 15, 1942. It was re-designated 11th Air Force on February 5, 1942, and as Eleventh Air Force on September 18, 1942. It participated in the offensive that drove the Japanese from the Aleutians, attacked the enemy in the Kurile Islands, and served as part of the defense force for Alaska.

COMMANDS: XI Bomber: 1943 - 1944. XI Fighter: 1942 - 1944.


STATIONS:  Elmendorf Field, Alaska, January 15, 1942; Adak, August 10, 1943 - end. COMMANDERS. Lt. Col. Everett S. Davis, January 15, 1942; Col. Lionel H. Dunlap, February 17, 1942; Maj. Gen. William O. Butler, March 8, 1942; Maj. Gen. Davenport Johnson, September 13, 1943; Brig. Gen. Isaiah Davies, May 4, 1945; Maj. Gen. John B. Brooks, June 22,

COMMANDERS: Lt. Col. Everett S. Davis, January 15, 1942; Col. Lionel H. Dunlap, February 17, 1942; Maj. Gen. William O. Butler, March 8, 1942; Maj. Gen. Davenport Johnson, September 13, 1943; Brig. Gen. Isaiah Davies, May 4, 1945; Maj. Gen. John B. Brooks, June 22, 1945 end.


CAMPAIGNS: Air Offensive, Japan; Aleutian Islands.


DECORATIONS: None.


INSIGNE: On an ultramarine blue shield, a red Arabic numeral" 11" outlined in white, above a winged white star, bend sinisterwise with a red disc in the center, wing golden Yellow. (Approved August 13, 1943.)

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