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The Fourth Air Force (4 AF) is a numbered air force of the Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC). [1]

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Aerospace Defense Command

Aerospace Defense Command was a major command of the United States Air Forces, responsible for continental air defence.

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Air Education and Training Command

Air Education and Training Command (AETC) was established 1 July 1993, with the realignment of Air Training Command and Air University.

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Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

The Air Force Outstanding Unit Award is one of the unit awards of the United States Air Force.

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Air Force Reserve Command

The Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the United States Air Force, with its headquarters at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.

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Air Mobility Command

Air Mobility Command (AMC) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the U.S. Air Force.

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Air National Guard

The Air National Guard (ANG), also known as the Air Guard, is a federal military reserve force as well as the militia air force of each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the territories of Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Air Reserve Technician Program

Air Reserve Technicians, commonly referred to as ARTs, are a nucleus of full-time uniformed U.S. Air Force leaders, managers, operators, planners and trainers in what is known as the Air Reserve Component (ARC) of the United States Air Force, the ARC consisting of both the Air Force Reserve and the Air National Guard.

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Airlift

An airlift is the organized delivery of supplies or personnel primarily via military transport aircraft.

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American Theater (World War II)

The American Theater describes a series of mostly minor areas of operations during World War II.

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Andrews Air Force Base

Andrews Air Force Base is the airfield portion of Joint Base Andrews which is under the jurisdiction of the United States Air Force.

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Army Air Forces Training Command

The US Army Air Forces in WWII had major subordinate Commands below the Air Staff level.

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Beale Air Force Base

Beale Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately east of Marysville, California.

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Boeing C-17 Globemaster III

The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft.

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Boeing C-40 Clipper

The Boeing C-40 Clipper is a military version of the Boeing 737-700C airline transport.

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Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker

The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker is a military aerial refueling aircraft.

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Carl Spaatz

Carl Andrew Spaatz (born Spatz; June 28, 1891 – July 14, 1974), nicknamed "Tooey", was an American World War II general.

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Carroll W. McColpin

Major General Carroll W. McColpin (1914–2003) was a United States Air Force officer who served during World War II, and during the Cold War.

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Combat service support

The term Combat service support (or CSS) is utilized by numerous military organizations throughout the world to describe entities that provide direct and indirect sustainment services to the groups that engage (or are potentially to be engaged) in combat.

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Continental Air Command

Continental Air Command (ConAC) (1948–1968) was a Major Command of the United States Air Force (USAF) responsible primarily for administering the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve.

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Continental Air Forces

Continental Air Forces (CAF) was a United States Army Air Forces major command at the end of World War II and during the early Cold War for combat training of bomber and fighter personnel and for Continental United States (CONUS) air defense after the Aircraft Warning Corps and Ground Observer Corps were placed in standby during 1944.

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Desert Training Center

The Desert Training Center (DTC), also known as California-Arizona Maneuver Area (CAMA), was a World War II training facility established in the Mojave Desert and Sonoran Desert, largely in Southern California and Western Arizona in 1942.

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Dover Air Force Base

Dover Air Force Base or Dover AFB is a United States Air Force base located southeast of the city of Dover, Delaware.

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Grissom Air Reserve Base

Grissom Air Reserve Base is a United States Air Force base, located about north of Kokomo in Cass and Miami counties in Indiana.

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Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.

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Hamilton Army Airfield

Hamilton Field (Hamilton AFB) was a United States Air Force base, which was deactivated in 1973, decommissioned in 1974, and put into a caretaker status with the Air Force Reserves until 1976.

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Hickam Air Force Base

Hickam Air Force Base is a United States Air Force installation, named in honor of aviation pioneer Lieutenant Colonel Horace Meek Hickam.

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I Tactical Air Division

The I Tactical Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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IV Bomber Command

The IV Bomber Command is an inactive United States Army Air Forces unit.

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IV Fighter Command

The IV Fighter Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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Joint Base Charleston

Joint Base Charleston is a United States military facility located partly in the City of North Charleston, South Carolina and partly in the City of Goose Creek, South Carolina.

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Lackland Air Force Base

Lackland Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Bexar County, Texas.

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Lockheed C-5 Galaxy

The Lockheed C-5 Galaxy is a large military transport aircraft originally designed and built by Lockheed, and now maintained and upgraded by its successor, Lockheed Martin.

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Lockheed P-38 Lightning

The Lockheed P-38 Lightning is a World War II-era American piston-engined fighter aircraft.

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Los Angeles Air Defense Region

The Los Angeles Air Defense Region is an inactive United States Air Force unit.

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MacDill Air Force Base

MacDill Air Force Base (MacDill AFB) is an active United States Air Force installation located 4 miles (6.4 km) south-southwest of downtown Tampa, Florida.

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March Air Reserve Base

March Air Reserve Base (March ARB), previously known as March Air Force Base (March AFB) is located in Riverside County, California between the cities of Riverside, Moreno Valley, and Perris.

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McChord Field

McChord Field is a United States Air Force base in the northwest United States, in Pierce County, Washington.

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McClellan Air Force Base

McClellan Air Force Base (1935–2001) is a former United States Air Force base located in the North Highlands area of Sacramento County, northeast of Sacramento, California.

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McConnell Air Force Base

McConnell Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located four miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of Wichita, a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States.

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McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender

The McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender is an aerial refueling tanker aircraft operated by the United States Air Force (USAF).

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McGuire Air Force Base

McGuire AFB/McGuire, the common name of the McGuire unit of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, is a United States Air Force base located in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States, approximately south-southeast of Trenton.

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North American P-51 Mustang

The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and the Korean War, among other conflicts.

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Numbered Air Force

A Numbered Air Force (NAF) is a type of organization in the United States Air Force that is subordinate to a Major Command (MAJCOM) and has assigned to it operational units such as wings, squadrons, and groups.

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Pacific Air Forces

Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the United States Air Force and is also the air component command of the United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM).

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Reno Air Defense Sector

The Reno Air Defense Sector (ReADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.

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Riverside, California

Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area.

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Rocky Mountains

The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range in western North America.

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San Francisco Air Defense Region

The San Francisco Fighter Wing is a disbanded United States Army Air Forces unit.

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Scott Air Force Base

Scott Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base in St. Clair County, Illinois, near Belleville and O'Fallon, 25 miles East of downtown St. Louis.

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Seymour Johnson Air Force Base

Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

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Southern California

Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.

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Southwest Air Defense Sector

The Southwest Air Defense Sector (SWADS) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.

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Tinker Air Force Base

Tinker Air Force Base is a major United States Air Force base, with tenant U.S. Navy and other Department of Defense missions, located geographically in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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Travis Air Force Base

Travis Air Force Base is a United States Air Force air base under the operational control of the Air Mobility Command (AMC), located three miles (5 km) east of the central business district of Fairfield, in Solano County, California, United States.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army Air Corps

The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941.

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United States Army Air Forces

The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.

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War on Terror

The War on Terror, also known as the Global War on Terrorism, is an international military campaign that was launched by the United States government after the September 11 attacks in the United States in 2001.

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Washington (state)

Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

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Western Air Defense Force

The Western Air Defense Force (WADF) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.

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Western Defense Command

Western Defense Command (WDC) was established on 17 March 1941 as the command formation of the U.S. Army responsible for coordinating the defense of the Pacific Coast region of the United States.

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Westover Air Reserve Base

Westover Air Reserve Base is an Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) installation located in the Massachusetts communities of Chicopee and Ludlow, near the city of Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) is a United States Air Force base and census-designated place just east of Dayton, Ohio, in Greene and Montgomery counties.

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1994 Northridge earthquake

The 1994 Northridge earthquake occurred on January 17, at 4:30:55 a.m. PST and had its epicenter in Reseda, a neighborhood in the north-central San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California, USA.

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25th Air Division

The 25th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force intermediate echelon command and control organization.

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26th Air Division

The 26th Air Division (26th AD) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.

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27th Air Division

The 27th Air Division was a United States Air Force numbered air division and the geographic Air Defense Command region controlled by the 27th AD.

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28th Air Division

The 28th Air Division is an inactive United States Air Force organization.

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315th Airlift Wing

The 315th Airlift Wing (315 AW) is a wing of the United States Air Force Reserve.

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349th Air Mobility Wing

The 349th Air Mobility Wing is an Air Reserve Component of the United States Air Force. It is assigned to the Fourth Air Force, Air Force Reserve Command, stationed at Travis Air Force Base, California. The 349th AMW is an associate unit of the 60th Air Mobility Wing, Air Mobility Command (AMC) and if mobilized the wing is gained by AMC. The 349th Air Mobility Wing is the largest associate wing in the United States Air Force Reserve Command. 349th AMW personnel fly the C-5 Galaxy, C-17 Globemaster III and KC-10 Extender. The missions of the aircrews include airlifting personnel and material worldwide as well as aerial refueling a wide variety of aircraft. The mission of the 349th AMW is to "...provide combat ready Airmen and expeditionary support to the war fighter." This makes the wing responsible for training almost 3,500 reservists who work side-by-side with their active duty counterparts in the 60th Air Mobility Wing, also stationed at Travis.

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433d Airlift Wing

The 433d Airlift Wing is an Air Reserve component of the United States Air Force. It is assigned to Fourth Air Force, Air Force Reserve Command, stationed at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. If mobilized, the wing is gained by Air Mobility Command.

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434th Air Refueling Wing

The 434th Air Refueling Wing is an Air Reserve Component of the United States Air Force.

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439th Airlift Wing

The 439th Airlift Wing (439 AW) is an active United States Air Force Reserve unit.

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445th Airlift Wing

The 445th Airlift Wing is an Air Reserve Component of the United States Air Force.

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446th Airlift Wing

The 446th Airlift Wing is an Air Reserve component of the United States Air Force.

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452d Air Mobility Wing

The 452d Air Mobility Wing is an Air Reserve Component of the United States Air Force.

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459th Air Refueling Wing

The 459th Air Refueling Wing is a wing of the Air Force Reserve Command of the United States Air Force. It is assigned to the Fourth Air Force and stationed at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. If mobilized, the wing would be gained by the Air Mobility Command. The wing flies and maintains Boeing KC-135 Stratotankers, providing air refueling. The wing, over the years, is a six-time recipient of the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award. There are about 1,200 traditional Reservists stationed at the wing. A full-time civilian and Air Reserve Technician staff of approximately 230 personnel provide wing day-to-day administration and management.

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473d Fighter Group

The 473d Fighter Group is an inactive United States Air Force (USAF) unit.

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505th Command and Control Wing

The United States Air Force's 505th Command and Control Wing is organized under the United States Air Force Warfare Center.

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507th Air Refueling Wing

The 507th Air Refueling Wing is a reserve component of the United States Air Force.

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512th Airlift Wing

The 512th Airlift Wing, an associate Air Force Reserve Command unit is located at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.

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514th Air Mobility Wing

The 514th Air Mobility Wing is a wing of the United States Air Force based at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.

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552d Air Control Wing

The 552d Air Control Wing is an operational wing of the United States Air Force.

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624th Regional Support Group

The 624th Regional Support Group headquartered at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, is one of two Air Force Reserve groups stationed in the Pacific area of responsibility and reports directly to Headquarters 4th Air Force at March Air Reserve Base, California.

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916th Air Refueling Wing

The 916th Air Refueling Wing is an Air Reserve Component (ARC) of the United States Air Force.

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927th Air Refueling Wing

The 927th Air Refueling Wing is an Air Reserve Component of the United States Air Force.

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931st Air Refueling Wing

The 931st Air Refueling Wing (931 ARW) is an Air Reserve Component (ARC) of the United States Air Force.

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932d Airlift Wing

The 932d Airlift Wing is an Air Reserve Component of the United States Air Force.

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940th Air Refueling Wing

The 940th Air Refueling Wing is part of the Air Reserve Component of the United States Air Force.

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4 AF, 4 Air Force, 4AF, 4th Air Force, Fourth Air Force (Reserve), Southwest Air District.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourth_Air_Force

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