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History of the 2nd Air Division Association

July 29, 2019
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The Second Air Division Association (also known as the 2ADA) traces its initial meeting to 1948 in Chicago, Illinois. It was organized as a nonprofit corporation in the State of Illinois on January 10, 1950. Members of the original Board of Directors were 2nd Air Division veterans Marilyn Fritz, Howard W. Moore, Jordan It Uttal,…

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A Brief History of the 2nd Air Division

July 29, 2019
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The Second Air Division evolved out of the reorganization of the VIII Bomber Command into the Eighth Air Force. Starting as the Second Bomb Wing, it become the Second Bomb Division. In September 1944 a fighter wing was assigned, and in January 1945 it was redesignated the Second Air Division. The Second Air Division’s first…

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President’s message

February 24, 2019
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December 2018 Dear Members, Bravery comes in all different ways. Sometimes it is silent and not always known. I say this because our beloved President, Michael Simpson, who is the bravest man I know, is stepping down from the Presidency due to health issues. It was a hard decision for him and our thoughts and…

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