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Plaque to Chief Lankford
The I.G. Brown Training and Education Center demolished the old Lankford Hall, the first building named to Chief Master Sgt. Paul H. Lankford, and then named the current student dormitory building to him. This plaque is displayed near the main student entrance. Chief Lankford served as the Deputy Commandant, and then as the first enlisted Commandant, of the Chief Master Sergeant Paul H. Lankford Enlisted Professional Military Education Center, which was renamed shortly after his death in 2008. Chief Lankford survived the infamous Death March of Bataan and 42 months as a prisoner of war. Countless people have testified to his friendship, kindness, leadership, and patriotism. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith)

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Photo by: Master Sgt. Mike R. Smith |  VIRIN: 170515-Z-SM234-002.JPG