ELLSWORTH AFB

 

TITAN I MISSILE BASE LOCATIONS

850th STRATEGIC MISSILE SQUADRON

ELLSWORTH  AFB

RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA 

 

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ACTIVATED 1 DECEMBER 1960

TURNED OVER TO SAC 22 JUNE 1962

OPERATIONAL 28 SEPTEMBER 1962

1st MISSILE TAKEN OFF ALERT 4 JANUARY 1965

LAST MISSILE TAKEN OFF ALERT 1 FEBRUARY 1965

LAST MISSILE SHIPPED OUT 12 FEBRUARY 1965

INACTIVATED 25 MAY 1965

 

THE 850TH SMS UNIT HISTORY WILL FOLLOW LATER.

 

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