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i y c o i m n i c a t i o n s zone and F i r s t wu w i t h r e s p e c t t o ? . Itlntn and F i f t e e n t h k r x i e s n e r e riot f a i . I n view of time and d i s t a n c e f a c t o r s p e c t d a r t o A i r Force operations. It naa Irnoa t h a i X o t h e I ~ i Pr r c e beivice Comand d i d not hsve base f a c i l i t i e s t o break aoan comon itevis of equipxlent.iunicatsonx~zoneand armies did a s e i s t t h e .were n o t ade uBte t o make t h e eir Force s e l f supportln. p r o osea ~ w i s .e bulk shipnlent and accomplish d i s t r i b u t i o n t o air Force u n i t s . Troubles Encountered. i t was necessary t o accept lar. It i s t h o u g h t t h a t t h e d i s t r i b u t i o n of s e r v i c e t r o o p s betvreen t h e Ground POrce8 alia t h e A i r Forces was e q u i t a b l e cons i d e r i n g t h e planned f u n c t i o n of each. bgreeiiibntu reaolied w i t h agencies represented d u r i n g p l a n n i n g of' 1'OT&I:LGW17 w e l l known t o tLose agencies and i t was p o s s i b l e t o secure poudtruents vdtnout @ e a t d i f f i c u l t y . p l a n s and f o r t l l i 6 ZeaSOn d i d n o t undemtand t h e i r o b l l k a t l o n s t o tlie A i r Forces.ir Force i n accouglishinp. b u t i n many c a s e s c r e d i t s f o r i t e m vere &Ten where p i c k up u a s n a n y times t h i s d i s t a n c e . 61. com. but a l l t o o o f t e n t h e posi t i o n of tlle A i r Forces was coniproruised by t h e ina b i l i t y o i o u t s i d e agsncies t o f u l f i l l Air Force r e auireiilents. Generally speaking. h a t must be provided and t h e s e agencies made every e f f o r t t o meet t h e i r ccmiitnents. c r e d i t s were given f o r c r i t i c a l s u p p i i e s t h r e e hundred miles ahuy only w i t h t h e understanding t h a t f i f t y percent d e l i v e r e d t o forward a r e a s by t n e fdr F o r c e would be given t o t h e communications zone. k&CTIOh 3 2liOP05SD BhSIs 64.ir Porte u n i t s vvhere conmunicatsons Zone alld arllly i n s t a l l a t i o n s can n o t be located t o f u l f i l l xir . D e t u i l e d agreement w r e irade a i t n tile 12th A r d y Group. i n order t o secure c r i t i c a l l z e d s . I n a t l e a s t one i s t a n c e . I n another cab0 where t e n thousana hir Force trocjps ? e r e involved wits t r a v e l l e d one hundred ffiiles t o che i l e a r e s t conlrriunicatioas zone d i s t r i b u t i n g p o i n t ior r n t l o n s and lllotoi t r a n s p o r t f u e l . but t h e assistallce r e c e i v e d d i d n o t meet p r i o r expectation and a g r e e u e n t s . I Ras agreed t h a t A i r Force common i t e u s t of equipnicnt and s u p p l i e s wculd 18 d e l i v e r e n t o b i t h 3 i n f o r t y riiiles of using u n i t or t o an k i r Eorce h e g o t . a d d i t i o n a l s e r v i c e t r o o p s slioula be a l l o c a t e d t o the A i r Forces i n o r d s i t h + t t h e s e a d d i t i o n a l u n i t s r-ay provide serv i c e f o r i. i i l i a r with many phases of 1 o g i s t l c a l . i t s mission. It i s r e a l i z e d t h a t t h e unexpectedly r a p i d advance durinb c e r t a i n p h a s e s Of " o ~ k I ~ O R D made hucn mcre d i f f i c u l t t h a t p a r t D" of t h e s u p p o r t O S a i r Force u n i t s b e m g perforclea by o u t s i d e ag:sncies t h a n it a i d tile p a r t being performed by A i r Force S e r v i c e u n i t s . but Third. It \ a s r e a l i z e d t h a t the Air Forces nlust depend on Armies and Cormmications Zone f o r A s s i s t a n c e .. b u t i n hany o g s e s .

I n t h e same manner. E 10-217) j l 4 Qwr t ermast Fr Bakery Comparlies (T/O .$kXZJG'?. T b i s a l l o c a t i o n must be made when d e t e r a i n i n g t r o o p b a s i s p r i o r t o o p e r a t i o n a ana n o t a s t h e o c c a s i o n a r r i s e s s i n c e time will n o t p e r m i t det a i l e d j u s t i f i c a t i o n d u r i n g a c t i v e coinbat. froill p r o s e n t t r o o p b a s i s ) P r o p e r a l l o c a t i o n o f iibork e f f o r t of E n e i n e e r Pipe Line unibs. TLlese sexv i c e t r o o p s c o u l d t h e n b s l o c a t e d by t h e A i r F o r c e s where s e r v i c e t r o o p s of o t h e r a g e n c i e s d i d n o t p r o v i u e s e r v i c e f o r A i r F o r c e u n i t s . A v i a t i o n (T/O 6i E 11-500) 2 H e a a q u a r t e r s & kieadquarter s Companies. A v i a t i o n . Subject t o c a p a c i t y .9 7 ) Y < 3 &gal S e r v i c e Uoiqaniis. Engineer Base Depot (T/O & I. 1 0 0 0 t o n s De1 d a v ) 2 Crdnance i & A e n a n c e Coiiipauiss (i2) (T/O & E 9 .&artermaster Truck C o q m i e s .is Eorce th vbould h a v e r e y u i r c d t h e following a d d i t i o n a l s e r v i c e t r o o p s under t h i s p l a n : 1 Ordnancfi Evacuation an8 R e c l a m t i o n Gonipany 1 Ordnance ~ I V DCoupany (T/O & x y-337) 4. s e r v i c e t r o o p s of o t h e r a y e n c i e s would c o n t i n u e t o s e r v e A i r P o r e 6 units i n t h e i r a r e a s .l t 7 ) 1 Quar teima s t e r b a l e s Company ( T /O b IL 10-157) 3 Quaiteriuaster A Lv age ana Repair Gonipanie (T/O &.iL E 10-117) IquuHrterinaster Laundry 001iqanib3. (T/O & E 10-75) 1 Quartermaster R e f r i g e r e t i o n Company (T/O &. E l o .9 2 ) 3 in' i i i e e r ilairitknance Uonipanircs ("70 & E 5-13") 4 & a r t e x m a s t e r Depot Coilipanies. Supply 2 Quartermaster S e r v i c e B a t t n l i o n s ( T / O & E 10-65) 3 Engir.g R Force r e q u i r e m e n t s .2 6 7 ) (T/O & E 10-227) 2 uuai termaster Gasoline B e t t a l i o n s mobile (P/O e. t h e y would g i v e s e r v i c e t o a l l 'United b t t r t e s u n i t s i n t h d r a i e a .liLORD~~ e Ninth >. During ~~(YJ'F. E 10-237) 2 Quasbttlmaster S t e r i l i z a t i o n and Batii Companies (T/O & E 10-177) 7 Quartormastor Rallhead Oonipanies (T/O & E 10-1'97) 11 uart ernlaster Truck Companies. Pbtroleuni (T/O & E 10-37) ( d s l e t e 5 . Haavy Q (T/O & E 10-317) 6 q u a r t e r m a s t e r Truck CoilipGnies.. Semi3 .eer Base Depot O o q a n i t i s [T/O & 5 5 . 5 . P o r t krulunition Detdchnient (1 o f f i c e r and 1 G e n l i s t e d h e n p l u s 1 e n l i s t e d imn p e r .

6 6 . e s t a b l i s h e d p r i o r t o a r r i v a l of tiie coiiibat group. SECTION 2 67.ukinp v e h i c l e r e p h afi i n t e g r l l p a r t of t h e air d e p o t group. it i s n o t p o s s i b l e t o s a c u r e t k e r e q u i r e d a i s t r i b L t i o n of s Q r v i c e by il. The f i r s t unit t o occupy any new s i t e s h o u l d be an e c h e l o n of t h e S e r v i c e Group i n o r d e r t h a t levels of s u p p l y iiiay be . &en a n A i r Force s e r v i c e bomand i s supp t i n g o t h e r a g e n c i e s and h e a d q u a r t e r s i n a d d i t i o n x t o t h e combat units of dn A i r Force and which a r e n o t l o c a t e d i n the Same area a s t h e combat u n i t s . It i s e s s e n t i a l during o p a r a t i c n s involvi n & a i r t r a n s p o r t t h a t a t l e a s t one a i r t r a n s p o r t g r o u p b e a s s i g n e d t o t h e hir Force S e r v i c e Command w i t h the a i r l i f t e q u i v a l e n t of a n o t h e r group a v a i l abLc on r c q u e s t froru a higher echelon pool. 68.CHAPTER 2 _ I _ _ -O h C L U d O N b C A D REC@hQv&lE.TI@NS N ZECTION 1 COl~CLUSIOI~S 65. A t l e a s t one m i l i t a r y p o l i c e conpany should be p r o v i d e d p e r i n a t a l l a t i o n where s e r v i c e u n i t s Eire o p e r a t i n g u d e r 'L'a'ules of O r g i n i z a t i o n and Epuipment c o r q m r a b l e t o t h o s e which wri: i n a f f e c t d u r i n g o i e r a t i p n t~oVZRLoiiDT1. .

Headquarters and Headquarters Detacliment (T/O PL E '3-26) GZs 67 h6 12 27 31 43 (T/O & Treatment B a t t a l i o n x 9-125) 5 ir 1 L h 3 .. 63 53 4 12 10 5 2 19 U t i l i t i e s Detachment (2500) (T/O & E 5-500 Columns EG. FB.12th Army Group Bu"id-up July Cct IJnit --Army Headquarters Corps Headquarters I nfan try D i v isi o n s Armored Di v isi o n s Airbarne Di v isi o n s Chemical Decontamination Company T ot al Theater Troop Basis l9b a 4 1 1 24 9 1 2 Feb Hay rs4$ 4 1 2 32 2 2 5 15 4 1 1 32 1 3 7 19 7 0 4 2 3 2 42 15 4 13 0 (T/O L E 3-217) Depot CompaRy (T/O C E 3-67) 8 B 6 6 1 1 2 3 16 o 1 h 3 4 4 6 6 Maintenance Canpany (T/O & E 3-117) Engineer Depot Company (T/O & E $117) Durp Truck Crniloany (T/O h E 5-80) htainte nance C ompany (T/O RL E 5-15?) 15 2h 6 20 2L 1 3 3 12 1? 1 5 20 . FB) 22 U t i l i t i e s Detachment (4000) (T/O Vr E $500 Colimns ED. Headquarters and Headquallters Detachment (?/O Pr E 0-22) 12 12 3 10 1Q 12 Battalion.. FD) Tater Supply Company (T/O Sr E 5-67) P 4 1 3 4 1 r 22 ( 1 1 1 1 1 0 7 2 L 5 S Group.I 1 2 - 3 12th Army Group Allocat i on Ir 5 6 ? ..

Unit Basis 19hh ---- Total Theater Troop 12t h Army Group Allocation 12t h Army Group Build-up July Oct Feb % f 19h4 25 23 20 23 Ambulance Company (T/0 & E 8-317) Clearing Company 76 37 42 73 11 10 35 42 72 (T/@ &E 3-28) 52 97 20 C ol lectin g Company (T/O & E 8-27) Depot Company (T/O 8. Headqnarters and Headquarters Detachment (T/O PL E 9-76) Ammunit ion Company (T/O 8 R Y-17) & p o t Campany (T/O Rc E 9-57) Evacuation Company 116 102 51 ir0 15 13 LIZ ill 50 27 3. F i e l d Army (T/O & E 9-9) 28 6 28 BPPEPDIX 1 . -. J.. Headquarters and Headquarters Dstacliment (T/O fr V 9-12) 15 1.9 14 16 1 7 30 23 40 32 57 h7 95 39 32 20 9 (T/O & E 9-187) Heavy Automotive Maintenance Company (T/O & R 9-197) 7 6 13 20 36 15 10 36 IIeavy hainteiiance Company. 9 3-661) C onvnle sce nt IIospital (T/O & E 8-590) 22 5 1 1 0 44 4 2 2 52 s 3 2 6 I4 5 8 58 4 Evacuation Hospital... SenIi-hbile (T/O & E 8-581) F i e l d Hospital (T/O 8.. Army (T/O & E 8-611) Genei*al Dispengary Type 2 (T/O & E 8-500 Column GB) D e n t a l Pro sthe ti c Detachment (T/O k E 8-500 Column R-H) 1 1 1 54 7 9 23 4 4 4 1 L 1 16 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 16 Ordnance Group. 750 Red (T/O V 8-5?0) 4 50 3 Evacuation Hospital. E 8-510) 13 6 1 .2 2 10 10 1 2 Battalio n . 26 12 2 2 26 15 3 bo 19 49 15’ A u x i l i a r y Su r g ic a l Group (T/O & E 5-571) Laboratory..

on.OO~ 57 15 19 15 5 11 1 4 9 5 1 0 (T/O e. Antihiireraft (T/@ Rr E 4-217) ~ e d i 3 mAu'Lomotiw lilaintena nee Conyany (T/O $c E 9-127) )!fcd. E 9-7) 15 45 41 13 91 38 29 36 3c 5lJ 20 13 l.1endqiiartcrs DE112 taclim:Jnt (T/O 8r E 10-56) Bakery Company. E 10-22) 52 19 3 9 11 Battali. AJ. ~ .!-y Company ( I / 0 R:.ntenance Company.aintenance Company (T/0 n.. E 100-77) 87 25 9 19 9 18 10% 12 20 5 2 a 1 6 15 3/4 19 24 0 1 6 22 .4 5 6 7 12th LrwJ $reap Euild-np -. E 1. Supply (T/0 b E 10-227) Fumii.2 - 3 12th ArDj . CB. y ~ m l r( I / 0 & E 7-37) 33 27 23 8 6 19 13 12 yaj.0-500 Columns AB. Iiead q i i a te r s a d hadclparters Detachment (:/o &. Beadquartcrs and i.:otor Vchicle D i s t r i b u t i n g Company (Y/O PL E 9-337) Bomb Disposal Squad 3 45 1 1 6 2 3 (T/O & E 9-500 Coliiiun EB) 120 24 4 1 Quartermaster Group.0-8'7) Car PW.otion and Bath Company 15 4 2 2 8 24 lb 5 12 5 13 (T/O 0 9 10-257) Gasoline Sup..- Total Thedter Troop BasiR . Group kllocat i on Jdy 19w1 - 1944 - Oct Peb 1945 19 I ~ ~ a Xaintenance Company. Headquarters and Headqnorters Detachment (T/o & E 10-536) 106 32 5 14 2 1 6 20 Sot talio n (Blobile ) . S p e c i a l 112 211 21 25 (?/O & E lo-lJJ7s) Car Company (T/O & 3 1. CP) Depot Corrynry.ium 1.

3 3 4 .Salvage C o l l o c t i n g Conipany (T/O Rc 1 10-187) Salvage Repair Compnny ( T / O & E 10-237) 24 22 12 12 3 3 9 9 8 8 1 1 1 1 Re p a i r Com pany ( T/O & X 11-127) 14 b 3 .

FB) I J t i l i t L c s Dc bachmpnt (4OOO)(T/O E S-SOO 4 1 4 1 1 p e r a r m y hq. Ya i n t e nance Cmpany (T/@ 5 E 5-15?) 2.y p l u s 3 per c o r p s ..n[4necr Depot Comp:ny (?/O (T/O E.9 0 Coluiiins ED. per army 45 42. E 2 per army Dump Truck Company .l1nj t 12th ISW Group Allocation _ I Reccmmended lilloca t i o n Recommended B a s i s - Ch m ic ? l Deco n tm in a tj on Compaiy (T/O *: : 3-217) : 4 6 6 547) 6 20 4 12 12 8 Dcpot Ccmpony (T/@ E 3-67) h @ u t cnancr C omp~y n (T/@ Ir Z 3 4 7 ) P.h 24 .r d L v i s i o n s l i c e I J t i l i t i e s Detachment (2500)(T/@ b R 5 . F3. Columns ED. FD) 1 per army group h q 2 per army 8 12 h5 Gas T r r a t v e n t B r t t n l i o n (T/O Kc E 8-12s) fLmbulance Company (T/O & E 8-31. E 5-88) 32 1 p z r construction group ( 2 groups per a m y ) .5 p. Clc:arj.ng Company (T/O L E 8-28) 42 .?) 4 37 i i . 1 w r corcbnt group ( 3 g r o u p s prir nm.

5-27} nc pot Company 73 3 (T/Q 8. f i e l d Lrry jT/O 9 E 9-9) 28 . Company (T/O & F.)(Col\l.(L E 9-197) 45 28 I.3 per infontrjr nnd .i. E 8-661) 6 F:Lclrl ::ospit. I 12 16 ii per ormg 116 6 per army and 2 per corps 16 1 6 per amy corps and 2 per 8v.1.nchment (T/O gr.8 p e r armored division s l i c e 1 pcr d i v i s i o n s l i c e Aut oniotive Eiinten”nce 36 Company ( ? / o . FImduuarters ond iIe. Army o (T/O & E A-613.Ic!7 vy Iln intennnce C ampany.viqunrters Detachment (T/O & F 9-12) . 1 (?mer4? Dispensorg Type 2 1 (T/O tCR 8-500 Column on) Dcntnl Prosthetic De. (T/O 8L E 9-ym) 17 Auxiliary Surgical Group (T/O i : E 8-571) Ii?bor.nt ry.nl. IInit.vncu-L i o n Company (T/fN & R 9-18?) ILniy 20 20 .-t l g & 2 ~ I ~ : ~ ~ . 12th XecomRecommendad Bisis Army mendctl Group Allocation A lloc:~ion t 73 1.6 per division s l i c e 2 per army coSL cting. R 8-500 Columna %A) Ordnance 16 1 6 4 per army Grouo.mn L m) 1.9 par iafantry division slice .

1 li. of. 1 per army hq.) 2 per inf'antry division slice por infantry division and 1 per corps 64 14 1 1~0 1 pcr inforitrv division. 10-227) 0 U Fumig:rtJ.ircrnft arbillury b o t t n l i o n s (rote: Due t o t h e relative in. p " ~ supply nncl r u i l h e n d compnnios 6 per nrrw 1 pc'r :miy groilp and 1 per artily he ndquilrtors Depot Company. 1 pvr 6 triick.lctivit:. Anti~nco : iir c rn ft (T/O &.25 ant.' t h e Cwman Air For no conclusion can bo drawn as t o the basis roquircd undor diflercnt conditions . ~ ~ n i n t e n ~Cnmpmy. 28 47 1 per nrinored division o r i t s equivalent in oquipmcnt.on rind DaLh Company ( T/o o X 10-25'1) 1 6 1 6 .i-a. I. per nrnig group hq. 1 per corps hq. ti: 3-21'?) 15 15 I p E r 6. Supply (T/O 2.Unit 12th RecomRecommendud asi is Lriny niended Group Allocation hllocnt.i o n I{envy EiIairrb ens! nc o Coriipany Tank (T/O 81 I 9-37) 3 .

s pcr armorcd division 170 184 1 per army group hq.Recommended Basis mended Allocation Allocntion G. .9 per armorDd di-Jj sion Company (T/O & E 10-297) Laundry C o m p ~ ~ v (T/o T"S 10-167) Railhead Company (T/O k E 1 .poline Supply Company (T/O G E 10-77) Graves Registration 28 28 .9 ) ! 017 Refrigeration Company. 5 per armorcd division Petroleum Products Laborirtosy ('C/O & E 10-500 Column FR) 4 4 1 per army Signal Depot Company (T/O fu IC 11-107) Rep a i r C ornpa ny (T/O & E 11-127) Transporta tion Traffic Regulation G r o w (T/O & E 55-500) 5 4 8 2 per army D 2 per army Ir Ir 1 per grmy APPEWTX 2 . 3 p r infnntrp division. 1 per corps. 2 per corps. Mobile (T/O & E 10-247) Soles Company (T/O & E 10-157) 12 20 16 28 24 4 per orny 7 per trmy 1per army. 2 per infantry division. 1per army hq.4 p r in- failtry d i v i s i o n . . 1 per 1 6 103 Cicrvice Compnriy ( T / O RL ?? 10-67) Truck Compmy (T/0 & E 3. .5 per corps.0-57) corps. 1.2 per division 1 per army 24 4 2 2/3 14 Salvage Collecting Conipany (T/O PC E 10-187) Salvngo Repair Company (T/@ fu j 10-237) 3 12 12 100 16 1per army and 1 per corps 1p e r smny and 1 p c r corps 2 p e r nrmy.Unit 12th A y r m Group Recom.

ind Uistrt'rmtion Compmy x - T apply C.r oup .Prs and Iieadquarters Dekchment (T/O 6 2 8-22) : x X X X BJttnliOn. Collecting Company (T/O pr - - z 8-27] X .I:?i. z 8-28) . I adquar t ers and Headquarters e : C ompny Topographic Rettalion (T/O EC E $$7) X X Topoqrcphic Compaiiy (T/O h E $ 6 ) 17 U t i l i t i e s Detictimcnt (T/O eE 5-QO) - Vatw Supply Company (T/O eL E 5-67) CTI'OIip.n-ccn:xnce Company (T/O 0 E $197) lisp 3epot . Ilcnd q a r t o r s nnd Heleadquarters Detnchent ( I 0 & E 5-26) T7 Imbul ance Company (T/O $2 E 8-317) Cbar.ng Company (T/O 9. iIeadquart.

'hit x X - - .

Headquarters and Hen%quarters Detachment (T/0 L E 10-536) Battalion. Hmdquartcrs and €kndquarters Dctaclmont ( T/O fit E 10-22) Rattalion. . Lrmp Depot (T/O & E 9-500) Tire Rcpair Company (T/O & E 9-347) Wheeled Vehiclo Prepmition Company z X . Rcfriecration Company.3 - .le X X X X E 10-197) Cr.. Supply (T/O E 10-227) X Fumigation snd Bath Company (T/O & E 10-257) Gasoline Supply Company (T/O b E 10-77) Graves Registsatton Company (T/O B E 10-297) Laundry Company (T/o & R 10-167) Railhead Company (T/O . )lobile (T/O Sales Company (T/O Pt E 10-247) - B 10-157) - Salvage Collectlng &xnpany (T/O & E 10-137) SQlv2go Repalr . Headquarters an6 Headquarters Uctachmont (T/O SC E 10-56) Bakcry Company (T/O & E 10-1h7) X X Car Company (T/O & E 10-87) Car platoon X I (T/O h E 30-500) 61. Depot Company.~ c c o v c r gCompany fank Transporter Campflqy Combat Servicc Support T/O 5: E Only - - - X Ballistic and T L c h n i c a l Service Detachont (T/C & E 9-500) Bomb Dispnsal Squad (T/O PC E 9-500) Local Procuroment Team Salvage X and Reclamation Compnqy - X X Service Section. Mobile. % x X Comparly (T/O k E 10-237) IPPmDIX 3 . x Quartermaster Group.

in?1 I n v c s t i p t i o n Yobile Taboratory Special.1 I r m g t i g ~ t i Unit (T/O e E 19-500) o~~ X X - Crin.iiaqT Uitit Police P a t i c l i o n . Service S p c i r i l Service Company (T/O & E 28-17) .enanct Bnttolion Dept C " y (T/O 'I r". R e p i ? Company ( T i 0 S 11-597) X T r 'naportation Corps TrnfPic 3 c g i i L t i m Group (T/O G F 55-500) .~y Binincr _c Disbursing Unit Sciiool Unit Cnrr-ncy C o n t r o l l"i?.--- Combat SFirvice Slipport bperinsntal Devc1spm. Ad jutani.. . Corps (T/O G 9 Escort ( h r d C o ~ p a n y(T/O & E 1?-h7) priscncr of irh-rocessing Company P (T/O 2 E 19-237) Gripim. Lrmhr (T/O e: C 19-35) 19-37) Compms-.and Kp. CIencral - lbchinc fkoords U n i t 1m:y P o s h 1 Vnit D ~ p o tCorcy.. 11-107) -I.in+.nt and T/O i7r 7 Cnly Signal Supp1.

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1 S t a t i o n Complement Squadran Replacement Z p o t (8 kF i’/T 26- 2 3 7-2 63) APPFNDIX 4 .2 - .

1 x 2 7 . liU ? r ~ ~ d i c c i Dispensary ilv istio n (RS) (T/G d E 3-L50 l” 2 Field E o s p i t r l s (T/O & 3 () a) 8-510. C-1-2 F (Column 9x8)) f . 26 J u 1 113) 1 Veterinary Dctxhment irvintinn (T/O 2 5 Nav Li3 LE 8-487 (Column 3 ) . C-3. BGedical 10 Bledicrl 6ir bacu:tion 15 Feb 113) TransFort Sqiladron (T/O E 8-Lh7. 16 Jun 43. E 8-437(~011mn b).-3 (1x26.h9 Engineer Lviotion Firefighting Platoon (T/O & 31 J u l h3. . 1 inance Detachment a t l a r g e (T/O & E 1-412. Ix23)) E 5-500.2 8 Sept 43) 1 Central ivkrlic:l Establishment (6-15-21) 12 Iledic:il 9upp1)~Phtoon hviption (T/O 81 E 8497. 9 Veterinary Section Aviation (T/O 25 Mov 113) r‘.

18 bug 43. 15 Oct 43 R: 254 F i l k r ) 1 R.4+2 Headquarters 5 S e a d q umt ers Det achent Quart ermast er Truck Group (T/O fir T' 10-22.l) 2 S i g n a l Air Warninr B n tt .cn(Spccinl) (T/O 3 E 10-56. 8 kug L3) : 567 Quartermaster Truck Cwnpany Aviation (T/o A. 14 Latar 42) 10 s i g n a 1 Campaw Wing (T/O & E 11-2k7. '2-1-3) 1S i p m l Air Warning B a tt P l i on (Rl.l l i on (ltL4RTJ) (T/O 4 E 11-kO0. C-1-31 1S t p n a l fLirWarning h t t n l . (Column 8) 12 %ar 43) . c .RU) (lcss 1 R team) (T/O fir E 11-!dO. lh h o g h3. k Jan 45. & S Oct 42. (T/O 17 Jun lr3. i o n (URU) (T/O G E Ll-bOO.Lay L2 9 & 1 9 i g n h .?ti. 5 My 43) . c-1-A} C-1-3) 5 Signal Company . C-1-3) ~ 1 S i g n a l Lir iirasning B a t t a l i o n (FGW) iiug.iobile (C) (T/O & E 1-1027. C-1-3) h T a c t j c n l hir Communications Squadron (TAO & la E 1-54?. 1 b i g n a l L i r Warning Company {T/O i~ E 11-400. Company Air Force (T/C E 11-267. 1 7 J u 43. S i g n a l Corps ia4 (T/O S i g n a l Depot Company h i a t i o n G 2 Radar Tem5 1 E 11-28?> 26 % h P 43. 17 Jun b3.l R e p l a i i q U h i t (T/O h E 12-602. a 6 Sig n a l Construction M t t a l i o n L vi at i on (T/O ri 3 11-225. Attached Ground Force Units 1 POst3. E 10-517. 26 tlr-r 113.1 # Mobile Communication Squadron ( 8 AF U/T 126. 17 J d 3 . C-1-2) 4 6 Headquarters r".adio Squadron 1. C-1-2) 1&57 1-') 1 A i r Combat C o n tr o l Squadron rmphibious (T/O .(&viation( l e s s R1) ( T / O PL E 11-227. 1 7 Jun b3. 25 Jan hh) k. 1 ?. 1J u l L2. Headquarters Detaclment a u a r t e r n e s t e r Truck R a t t a l i o n l%vi. 1 Ju2 k 2 ) 3 Ligna1 Company T/C Ning (T/O L E 11-257. C-1-3) j E II-LOO. 12 Ea 43) !r 26 fmny P o s t a l Units (T/O % E 12-605. C-1 (2x15)) 23 S i g n a l Compaqy Sorvicc Group (T/O.B E 11-237. C-1) j . C-1) 2 a i nrrl B a t t a l i o n ( S e p r c t e ) T act i cal kir Cmmmd (TYO RL F 11-335.

* Discussed in Section 3 .

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