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Air arm

the aviation section of a national military force, including aircraft, base and support facilities, and personnel.
Historical Examples

Footnote 2-22: The Army’s air arm was reorganized several times.
Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965 Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.

Black marines were excluded from the corps’ celebrated combat divisions and its air arm.
Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965 Morris J. MacGregor, Jr.


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