NEWS

  • Corregidor Island: 19th AW honors a legacy of heroes

    Airmen from the 41 Airlift Squadron and 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flew to the Philippines to partake in a commemorative event marking the 75th Anniversary of the retaking of Corregidor Island, while also honoring three members from the 19th Bombardment Group, now 19th Airlift Wing, and nine

  • Pioneer of tactical airlift visits MacDill AFB

    He began his visit with a speech at U.S. Special Operations Command.“I was a part of the 492nd Bombardment Group, also known as the ‘Carpetbaggers,’ during World War II,” Cole said. “We started as an anti-submarine squadron, but instead began working with the Office of Special Services to drop

  • Bataan Death March survivor visits McConnell

    A 99 year old, World War II veteran who survived the Bataan Death March visited McConnell Oct. 20.Retired Army Sgt. Eddie Graham, shared his experiences with an audience of McConnell Airmen and after meet with maintenance and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen.“It was a great experience, hearing his