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President’s message December 2019

January 16, 2020
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Last November was our time to always remember and be grateful. We started with Veteran’s Day (2nd Monday in November) in the US honoring all of our Veterans present and past, and we also thank them for their service; especially of the approximate 7,000 2nd Air Division troops who did not come home. We are…

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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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