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For those who would like a memento of their visit, the Tower Gift Shop is for you.

The Tower Gift Shop stocks shirts, hats, pins and patches also plastic and die-cast airplane models and aviation posters and prints.


All sales and proceeds go towards the fulfillment of the Foundation's mission of preserve, restore, and maintain the history of McChord Field through the McChord Air Museum.

50 Years of C-141 StarLifters at McChord

Commemorative McChord StarLifter 50 Items  ON SALE TODAY

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3 June 1940 - 31 June 2009

For more than 25 years Ed Baker was a very important piece of McChord and its history wearing many hats at the Museum. Born in the Territory of Hawaii, Ed worked for various aircraft related company's, retiring in the mid 80's from the Boeing Company Mockup Group. Over Ed's career, he had a hand in manufacturing many historic aircraft from the Douglas C-124 through the Boeing 767.

From the Tower, to the Gallery to the his beloved C-47, Ed has left his mark around the museum, being a important driving force in many Museum projects. As the Museum's Operation Officer, Ed was a great source of aviation history  for Museum guests, docents, and volunteers.

Often known as "Mr. McChord Air Museum" Ed will certainly be long remembered for his many years of service in support of the Museum. 

Ed is survived by his son William Franco, sister Emma, plus several sisters and brothers

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