A tribute to service: Auburn Municipal Airport unveils Col. Joe Jackson mural, bench

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  • By Airman 1st Class Megan Geiger
  • 62d Airlift Wing Public Affairs

A dedication ceremony to unveil the new Col. Joe Jackson mural and bench was held at Auburn Municipal Airport, Washington, June 17, 2024. The ceremony honored Jackson, his family who were present at the event and those who have served. Jackson was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Lyndon B. Johnson for his efforts in saving three Airmen in an evacuation during the Vietnam War. Team McChord participates in community events to bridge the gap between our service members, families and the community that supports them, ensuring resilient Airmen and families.