The 7th Air Force was first constituted as the Hawaiian Air Force on October 19, 1940 It was re-designated 7th AF in February 1942. All of World War II was spent in the Pacific Theater, initially providing air defense for the Hawaiian Islands. Then, the 7th AF served in combat in the central and western Pacific.
Major General Frederick L. Martin, 2 Nov 1940
Major General Clarence L. Tinker, 18 Dec 1941
Brigardier General Howard C. Davidson, 9 Jun 1942
Major General Willis H. Hale, 20 Jun 1942
Major General Robert W. Douglass Jr, 15 Apr 1944
Major General Thomas D. White, 23 Jun 1945
Ft Shafter, Territory Hawaii, 1 Nov 1940
Hickam Field, Territory Hawaii, c. 12 Jul 1941
Saipan, 13 Dec 1944
Okinawa, 14 Jul 1945
Hickam Field, Territory Hawaii, 1 Jan 1941-Jun 1949
Air Offensive, Japan
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