Under Air Force Global Strike Command since 1 Feb , Eighth Air Force controls strategic bomber.
Eighth Air Force received its 54th commander following a change of command ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Aug. 20, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. James Dawkins Jr. assumed command from Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, who diligently served 8th Air Force for the past two.
The official website for the 8th Air Force. Shreveport, La., Eighth Air Force is one of two active-duty numbered air forces in Air Force Global Strike Command.
Eighth Air Force received its 54th commander following a change of command ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., Aug. 20,
US Air Force Combat Units of World War II Description. Constituted as VIII Bomber Command on 19 Jan Activated in the US on 1 Feb An advanced.
Lieutenant General Henry H. “Hap” Arnold, United States Army Air Force Commander, chose Major General Carl Spaatz to command the Eighth Air Force and.
Headquarters Groups, ; Quantity: cubic feet; Arrangement: Arranged by 8th Air Force Command structure, then numerically by group.
Brigadier General Ira C. Eaker took the Eighth Air Force Bomber Command Headquarters to England the next month and located at High Wycombe, about 40 .
Men from the United States Eighth Air Force and the Royal. Air Force's Bomber Command sustained combat casualties which approached sixty percent of their.