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Former commander helps unveil C-5 model

Retired Brig. Gen. Frederick ?Mike? Walker,? former 439th Airlift Wing commander, stands next to the C-5 model near the front gate. General Walker, who led the wing during the C-5 conversion in 1987, visited the base on the A UTA and delivered his remarks at the unveiling of the model, which is among five installed on the base depicting famous military aircraft assigned to Westover. The other aircraft models are a B-52D, KC-135A, C-130E, and a C-123K. (US Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cirillo)

Retired Brig. Gen. Frederick ?Mike? Walker,? former 439th Airlift Wing commander, stands next to the C-5 model near the front gate. General Walker, who led the wing during the C-5 conversion in 1987, visited the base on the A UTA and delivered his remarks at the unveiling of the model, which is among five installed on the base depicting famous military aircraft assigned to Westover. The other aircraft models are a B-52D, KC-135A, C-130E, and a C-123K. (US Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Robert Cirillo)