VIII Air Force Service Command

Command
Colonel Neal Creighton, General H.H. Arnold, Major General Henry J.F. Miller, and General Ira C. Eaker. Image stamped on reverse: 'Passed for publication 3 Sept 1943.' [stamp], '34579.' [censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'US ARMY AIR FORCES OFFICIAL PHOTO. From left to right: Colonel Nel Creighton, of Chapel Hill, NC, Post Commander of Camp Griffiss, General H H Arnold, Major General Henry JF Miller, Commanding General of VIII Air Force Service Command, and General Ira C Eaker, commanding General of

Object Number - FRE 9800 - Colonel Neal Creighton, General H.H. Arnold, Major General Henry J.F. Miller, and General Ira C. Eaker. Image stamped on reverse: 'Passed for...

Commanding Officers

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: US Strategic Air Forces VIII Air Force Service Command
  • Service Numbers: O-3188
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Commander

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Encompassing

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Maintenance

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: VIII Air Force Service Command
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: VIII Air Force Service Command
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: VIII Air Force Service Command
  • Service Numbers: 16006386
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Material coordinator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: VIII Air Force Service Command
  • Service Numbers: O-4678
  • Highest Rank: Brigadier General
  • Role/Job: Commanding Officer, VIII Air Support Command
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: VIII Air Force Service Command 27th Air Transport Group
  • Service Numbers: O-503315
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Quiturbitchin
  • Unit: VIII Air Force Service Command 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 324th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Careful Virgin
  • Unit: 2nd Strategic Air Depot VIII Air Force Service Command 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 323rd Bomb Squadron
The nose art of a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "The Shamrock Special" of the 91st Bomb Group.
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Shamrock Special
  • Unit: VIII Air Force Service Command 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron 336th Bomb Squadron 401st Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Avenger
  • Unit: VIII Air Force Service Command 381st Bomb Group 388th Bomb Group 487th Bomb Group 532nd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: VIII Air Force Service Command 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:42:44
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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