This is the Chicago TRACON (Terminal Radar Approach Control) in Elgin, Illinois.  This facility provides air traffic control services for traffic landing Chicago-O'Hare Int'l Airport as well as smaller airports in the area.  I was the Manager of the Chicago TRACON OSF (Operational Support Facility).  I had a staff of eight people that basically kept the computer systems operating properly.  On January 2nd, 2007, I retired after over 38 years of service.  I can't say I was sorry to leave.  It won't be missed!  My wife and I will be starting a new life back in the South with old friends and family.
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