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Definition of the noun air division
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- a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings
Air Division: In the United States Air Force, a Division was an intermediate level of command, subordinate to a Numbered Air Force, controlling one or more Wings. It also controlled squadrons without associated same-function wings, i.e., 17th Defense Systems Evaluation Squadron had no associated wing, but its function was part of the 24th Air Division. It is now considered obsolete.
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The Military Dictionary (1987)
air division—(DOD) A unit or its headquarters, on a level of command above wing level, composed of two or ...
by Norman Polmar, Thomas B. Allen
Divisions, Air DIVISION TYPE CAMPAIGNS NICKNAME 24th Infantry Central . DIVISION TYPE CAMPAIGNS NICKNAME lst Infantry Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Sicily, Normandy, Northern France, Big Red 1 Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace, ...
by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen
Air Depot; Air Division; Airdrome; Airframe Design (division); Airworthiness Directive; ...
by Margaret R. O'Leary
or a tactical unit of a naval aircraft squadron, consisting of two or more sections; an air division is an air combat organization normally consisting of two or more wings with appropriate service units, or an organizational part of a headquarters ...
by James C. Bradford
Several air services adopted the air division as an administrative formation, but air tactics remained the realm of flights, squadrons, and groups. By 2000, the size of divisions varied among armies: U.S. Army divisions contained 10,000 to ...
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Tucson Police Air Division
Officers from the TPD Air Division join other officers on the ground, in a search for two suspects who fled from a traffic stop. One of the two was armed with a handgun. The vehicle stopped was reported stolen.
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