By Warren A. Trest
Lines using- and that means given to- the phrases "roles and missions" when it comes to the militia and especially to the USA Air strength, from 1907 to the current.
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Benjamin Foulois to take over the Air Service in November. Pershing put Foulois in command, but he was not pleased by Washington’s interference. A career aviator, Foulois was more reserved than Mitchell. His inadequate support of Pershing’s Mexican border campaign against Pancho Villa did not commend him to the General. Relations between Foulois and Mitchell began badly and worsened daily. Feuding between the two officers so angered Pershing that he nearly fired both. Instead, shortly after Air Service squadrons entered combat on the western front in May 1918, Pershing replaced Foulois with Brig.
After the Armistice, however, public awareness and national policy turned to defense of American shores. This raised the importance of the naval air role to the level of the Army’s. Perhaps influenced by the Army aviators postwar agitation for autonomy, the Navy Department accelerated its naval aviation development. ” He believed that the Navy would be best served by creation of a Bureau of Aeronautics, with money given directly to the Secretary for aviation purposes and handled as a single fund.
Testifying before the House Appropriations and Naval Affairs Committees, he suggested that the Navy had rigged the Indiana test, urged support for an Air Service bombing test, and repeated his arguments for a separate air arm. Mitchell appealed to the War Department for a battleship and other naval vessels for Air Service testing. The request was referred to the Joint Board for consideration, which recommended on February 28 that the Navy conduct additional tests with Army Air Service participation.