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The 983rd Military Police Company (Aviation) Detachment was with the 8th AF in 1944.
Halesworth was built in 1942–1943 and was intended for use as a bomber station, and was built as such with a 6,000 ft. main runway and two secondary runways of 4,200 ft length. There was an encircling perimeter track with 51 hardstands and two T-2 hangars. Nissen hut accommodations for about 3,000 personnel were also built south of the airfield.
USAAF Station Units assigned to RAF Halesworth were:
- 474th Sub-Depot
- 18th Weather Squadron
- 328th Station Complement Squadron
- Headquarters (95th Combat Bomb Wing)
Regular Army Station Units included:
- 1235th Quartermaster Company
- 1800th Ordnance Supply & Maintenance Company
- 867th Chemical Company
- 983rd Military Police Company
- 2106th Engineer Fire Fighting Platoon
The airfield was assigned USAAF designation Station 365 (HA).
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