Category: 610th Army Air Forces Base Unit

Categories: United States Army Air Forces


610th Army Air Forces Base Unit, 1 April 1944 – 30 June 1947

The 1st Proving Ground Group is a disbanded United States Army Air Forces unit. It was last active with the Army Air Forces Proving Ground Command, based at Eglin Field, Florida, where it was disbanded on 1 April 1944. The unit's personnel/equipment/mission was taken over by the 610th Army Air Forces Base Unit (AAF Base Unit) and 611th AAF Base Unit.

The group was originally established as the 23d Composite Group and was part of the Air Corps Tactical School with a mission that focused on developing and demonstrating tactics and doctrine. After moving to Eglin it also conducted testing of experimental weapons.


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29 Mar 1914 Newport, Campbell, Kentucky, United States - 05 Feb 2005 photo




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