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[FEAF Ops Plan 3-50] During the days in which General Stratemeyer was seeking to establish some unity of air action over Korea, FEAF had also been delegating mission responsibilities to its subordinate commands. The Fifth Air Force was charged to maintain air superiority in Korea, to interdict the battle areas and provide close air support to EUSAK, to accept, where possible, emergency requests for air support from the X Corps tactical air commander. It was to rehabilitate Kimp'o and Suwŏn airfields and to be prepared to move tactical air groups to those airfields. It was to be prepared to establish its advance headquarters in the Kimp'o-Sŏul  area.#14