May 13, 2005

New digs

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photo by Jerry Jones

Officials from the city of Tullahoma and Vanderbilt University Medical Center broke ground on a new hangar at the Tullahoma Airport that will be built by the city and leased back to Vanderbilt’s LifeFlight program to house the helicopter and the crew. The new hangar is expected to be ready by September. From left, Lee Larson, LifeFlight; Richard Darden, Tullahoma Airport Authority; John Miller, Airport Authority; Jeanne Yeatman, LifeFlight; Mark Tankersley, Lifeflight; Wes Littrell, VUMC; Claude Chellstorp, Airport Authority; Jon Glass, executive director, Tullahoma Regional Airport; Tullahoma Mayor Steve Cope; Roy Smith, Airport Authority; Ralph Kimberlin, M.D., chairman, Airport Authority; and Phillip Patterson, M.D., Airport Authority treasurer.