Breaking ground on ATC tower

GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Ind. -- Honored guests pose for a photo during a special groundbreaking ceremony for a new air traffic control tower here March 15. When complete, the nine-story tower will provide Grissom's ATC with increased visibility, training simulator area, increased security, office space and enhanced environmental controls. From left are Meredith Perks, case manager for Congressman Joe Donnelly; John Gilpin, 434th Air Refueling Wing honorary wing commander; Terry Albaugh, 434th Operations Support Squadron air traffic manager; Col. Nicholas Desport, Air Force Reserve Command A7 deputy director of installations; Col. William T. "Tim" Cahoon, 434th ARW commander, Tom Weatherwax, Grissom Community Council vice president; Marques Pflum, staffer for Senator Dan Coats; and Jessica Mullins, contracting company project manager. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Mark R. W. Orders-Woempner)

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