American Hero is Honored with Plane Naming Ceremony

Retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. J. Kemp McLaughlin (left) laughs with U.S. Army Maj. Gen. James Hoyer as a speech is given at a C-130H naming ceremony held Dec. 7, 2017 at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, Charleston, W.Va. The aircraft was given the name “The General Mac” to honor McLaughlin, who founded the West Virginia Air National Guard in 1947 and was a pilot in World War II with the famous Eight Air Force. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Airman Caleb Vance)

PHOTO BY: Airman Caleb Vance
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