IV Fighter Command


IV Fighter Command
CountryUnited States
BranchUnited States Army Air Forces
TypeCommand and Control

The IV Fighter Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to Fourth Air Force, based at Oakland Airport, California. It was inactivated on 31 March 1944. It was part of Fourth Air Force throughout its existence, from July 1941 to the end of March 1944.

It provided air defense for the U.S. West Coast, and trained fighter organizations and personnel.


  • Constituted as IV Interceptor Command on 26 May 1941
Activated on 8 July 1941
Redesignated as IV Fighter Command in May 1942
Disbanded on 31 March 1944.




  • Maurer, Maurer (1983). Air Force Combat Units Of World War II. Maxwell AFB, Alabama: Office of Air Force History. ISBN 0-89201-092-4.