McChord, William Caldwell, Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
M 1063-Fighter-Bomber Unit Commander
Last AFSC Group
USAAF
Primary Unit
1926-1937, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Service Years
1907 - 1937
Colonel

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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1881
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Lebanon, Kentucky
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Aug 18, 1937
 
Location of Interment
Ryder Cemetery - Lebanon, Kentucky
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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In the Line of Duty
  2014, In the Line of Duty


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Last Known Activity
He was killed in a crash near Maldens, VA during a flight from Bolling Field, DC to Randolph Field, TX, apparently while searching for a spot to land his malfunctioning aircraft.
McChord AFB, WA, now part of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, was named for him.
   
   
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 Unit Assignments
US Army (USA)Aviation Section, Signal CorpsAviation Cadet Flight SchoolUnited States Army Air Service
United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
  1907-1917, US Army (USA)
  1917-1918, Aviation Section, Signal Corps
  1917-1918, M 0273, Aviation Cadet Flight School
  1918-1926, United States Army Air Service
  1926-1937, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1903-1907, United States Military Academy
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A-17 Nomad  
  1937-1937, A-17 Nomad
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