Airline Dispatchers Federation.
Representing the professional interests of the Aircraft Dispatcher.
This Navaid is located in the United States. 
It's a low altitude VOR, serving (and sharing the same three-letter ID as) a nearby city's regional airport. 
That airport had airline service into the 1980s, but now is best known as a Joint Use airport with an Air National Guard base, flying transport aircraft.
Several movies were filmed at the local prison. 
Car accidents were also filmed there.

July 2024
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Tom Norwood
Adam Schweber
Marvin B. Hood
Dale Gentry - Southwest Airlines
Jerry Penttila - United AIrlines
Robert Den Besten - United Airlines

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the answer is Mansfield, Ohio (MFD).  Thanks for participating!