New York Fighter Wing
|New York Fighter Wing|
|Branch||United States Air Force|
|Engagements||World War II|
|Brig General Earle E. Partridge|
The wing was a World War II air defense organization, reporting to First Air Force, responsible for the air defense of the New York City metropolitan area. The wing was also a training organization for fighter groups and personnel, with assigned groups subsequently deploying to overseas theaters.
- Constituted as New York Air Defense Wing on 6 August 1942
- Activated on 11 August 1942
- Redesignated New York Fighter Wing in July 1943
- Inactivated on 10 April 1944, personnel reassigned to 164th Army Air Forces Base Unit (Fighter Control).
- Disbanded on 8 October 1948.
- I Fighter Command, 11 August 1942 – 10 April 1944
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- Roslyn Air National Guard Station 164th AAFBU.
- Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.