Chief Lankford display

MCGHEE TYSON AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Tenn. – The Prisoner of War Medal, Distinguished Service Medal and Purple Heart Medal earned by U.S. Air National Guard Chief Master Sgt. Paul H. Lankford are displayed in Morrisey Hall at the I.G. Brown Training and Education Center’s enlisted professional military education center dedicated in his name. Displays pay tribute to the EPME Center’s first deputy commandant who survived the infamous Death March of Bataan as a prisoner of war for 42 months. Lankford helped establish and graduate the first Noncommissioned Officer Academy class in 1968. Later, he helped establish Airman Leadership School and the Academy of Military Science here. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Kurt Skoglund/Released)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. Kurt SkoglundReleased
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