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Mitchel FieId, N. Y.

Permanent flying field, located on Long Island, near Garden City, Nassau County ; adjacent to Hazelhurst and Roosevelt Fields. Named in honor of Maj. John P. Mitchel, A. S. Sig. C., who was killed in an aviation accident, July 6, 1918. Originally known as Field No. 2, Hazelhurst Field. Established in connection with the aerial defenses of New York. Used for advanced flying under supervision of commanding officer, 1st Provisional Wing. Air Service Depot at Garden City and Hazelhurst Field consolidated with and made part of Mitchel Field, Apr. 5, 1919. Demobilization Camp. Supply Depot. Construction costs of Mitchel, Hazelhurst, and Roosevelt Fields to June 30,1919-About $6,000,000; cost of real estate-$360,310. Area of Mitchel Field-About 442 acres.

Troops

NONDIVISIONAL UNITS

Air Service: lst, 3d (II), 4th (II), 5th (II), 8th, 9th, 10th 12th 16th, 19th, 20th (I), 22d, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 30th, 31st, 32d, 34th, 3'7th, 48th (II), 50th, 51st (II), 52d (II), 72d (II), 85th, 88th (I), 91st, 92d, 94th, 96th, l00th, l0lst, 104th, 105th, 120th, 138th, 152d, 157th, 159th, 161st, 165th, 166th, 170th, 171st, 172d, 174th, 185th, 186th, 199th, 213th, 217th, 222d, 223d, 248th, 257th, 258th, 266th, 269th, 270th, 278th, 281st, 351st, 352d, 353d, 354th, 369th, 370th, 372d, 375th, 376th, 462d, 463d, 468th, 485th 486th, 487th, 494th, 608th, 609th, 628th, 637th, 638th, 639th, 640th, 641st, 642d, 643d, 644th, 645th, 646th, 648th, 649th, 650th, 655th, 656th, 658th, 659th, 660th, 667th, 8OOth, 802d, 805th, 826th, 827th, 830th, 866th, 875th, 1103d, 1105th, 1108th Aer. Sqs.; 3d, 6th Air Parks; 2d, 13th, 14th, 19th, 2Oth, 24th, 25th, 30th, 35th, 36th, 44th, 45th Bln. Cos.; Bln. Gp. III Army Corps; 2d, 16th Cons. Cos.; 2d, 3d, 4th A. S. Met. Regts.

 

Mineola, N. Y., Establishments at

1. AVIATION GENERAL SUPPLY DEPOT AND CONCENTRATION CAMP (AIR SERVICE DEPOT)

2. HAZELHURST FIELD.-See Hazelhurst.

3. MILLS, CAMP ALBERT L.-See Mills.

4. MINEOLA, L. I., N. Y.-Headquarters, First Provisional Wing. See Hazelhurst.

5. MITCHEL FIELD.-See Mitchel.

6. ROOSEVELT FIELD.-See Roosevelt. Troops

NONDIVISIONAL UNITS

Air Service: 9th, 48th, 51st, 52d, 53d, 54th, 55th, 56th, 57th, 96th, 826th. Aer. Sqs.; 2d Avn. Sch. Sq.; 6th, 8th Cons. Co


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