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Name in lights, electronic sign welcomes drivers to McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base



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Name in Lights. U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Michael Smith.
 

LOUISVILLE, TN - An electronic sign welcomes drivers to McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base in East Tennessee. The base's and airport's McGhee Tyson name honor Navy Lt. j.g. Charles McGhee Tyson who was assigned in the U.S. Naval Reserve Flying Corps during World War I. McGhee Tyson died while serving as bow gunner on a Oct. 11, 1918, seaplane mission from Naval Air Station Killingholme on England’s east coast.

Published July 12, 2017





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