Newspaper article about the new Chanute commander, Norma E. Brown from an unidentified newpaper.
Chanute Air Force Base hosted many notable people as faculty, staff, and students, including an array of commanding officers from the very inception of the base until its closing (1917-1993). Looking through the Commanding Officers collection, we can see that men mostly held the position of commanding officer, with a few exceptions. One such exception is Norma E. Brown, the first woman to command a United States Air Force Wing and Technical Training Center. Read more about The General is a Lady! Commanding Officer Norma E. Brown