The documents below were submitted by candidate John Cason's son, John.
The following is a copy of the orders transferring 2nd Lieutenant Cason to the First Fighter Command.
The First Fighter Command (aka I Fighter Command) is now inactive but was originally an active
unit of the U.S. Army Signal Corps' Army Air Force, in WWII. Its last assignment was with the First Air Force, based at Mitchel
Army Airfield, New York. At the time it provided air
defense for the northeast coast of the US (until August 1944). It also
trained fighter personnel and those that supported fighter operations. It was inactivated on 21 March 1946.
Documents received 12/11/2013 from Candidate Cason's son John. These
documents were issued to enlisted men who had successfully completed
Army Signal Corps OCS and were about to be commissioned as 2nd