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2 July 1926

Insignia of the United States Army Air Corps

2 July 1926: The Air Service, United States Army, becomes the U.S. Army Air Corps.

Assistant Secretary of War for Air, Frederick Trubee Davison, at Bolling Field, Washington, D.C., 16 July 1926. (Library of Congress)

The first Assistant Secretary of War for Air was Frederick Trubee Davison. Major General Mason Mathews Patrick was appointed Chief of the Army Air Corps.

Major General Mason Mathews Patrick, circa 1923. (Library of Congress)

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