MUSEUM

 

FAIRCHILD AFB

567th   STRATEGIC MISSILE SQUADRON

ATLAS E

 

MANY THANKS TO DICK MELLOR FOR SHARING THESE GREAT PHOTOS

 

Arrival of Atlas-E ICBM Serial #60-5489 (31E) on transport trailer at Launch Complex (LC) 567-3, Worley, Idaho, 17 April, 1961. Local  populace lines road to witness event.  (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

Atlas-E ICBM Serial #60-5489 (31E) on transport trailer passing public observers, prior to arrival ceremony at LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, 17 April, 1961. (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

Atlas-E ICBM Serial #60-5489 (31E) on transport trailer passing public observers, prior to arrival ceremony at LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, 17 April, 1961. (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

                Chief Joseph Gary (last reigning Tribal Chief and future State Representative for Idaho ) Coeur d’Alene Native American Tribe gathers with tribal dignitaries, along with 567th Strategic Missile Squadron Commander, Maj. Fred D. Grinham USAF for arrival ceremony at LC 567-3 (Worley, Idaho, 17 April, 1961. (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

                Chief Joseph Gary (last reigning Tribal Chief and future State Representative for Idaho ) Coeur d’Alene Native American Tribe gathers with tribal dignitaries, along with 567th Strategic Missile Squadron Commander, Maj. Fred D. Grinham USAF for arrival ceremony at LC 567-3 (Worley, Idaho, 17 April, 1961. (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

                Chief Joseph Gary (last reigning Tribal Chief and future State Representative for Idaho ) Coeur d’Alene Native American Tribe gathers with tribal dignitaries, along with 567th Strategic Missile Squadron Commander, Maj. Fred D. Grinham USAF for arrival ceremony at LC 567-3 (Worley, Idaho, 17 April, 1961. (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

                Chief Joseph Gary (last reigning Tribal Chief and future State Representative for Idaho ) Coeur d’Alene Native American Tribe gathers with tribal dignitaries, along with 567th Strategic Missile Squadron Commander, Maj. Fred D. Grinham USAF for arrival ceremony at LC 567-3 (Worley, Idaho, 17 April, 1961. (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

                Chief Joseph Gary (last reigning Tribal Chief and future State Representative for Idaho ) Coeur d’Alene Native American Tribe gathers with tribal dignitaries, along with 567th Strategic Missile Squadron Commander, Maj. Fred D. Grinham USAF for arrival ceremony at LC 567-3 (Worley, Idaho, 17 April, 1961. (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

                Chief Joseph Gary (last reigning Tribal Chief and future State Representative for Idaho ) Coeur d’Alene Native American Tribe gathers with tribal dignitaries, along with 567th Strategic Missile Squadron Commander, Maj. Fred D. Grinham USAF for arrival ceremony at LC 567-3 (Worley, Idaho, 17 April, 1961. (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

                Chief Joseph Gary (last reigning Tribal Chief and future State Representative for Idaho ) Coeur d’Alene Native American Tribe gathers with tribal dignitaries, along with 567th Strategic Missile Squadron Commander, Maj. Fred D. Grinham USAF for arrival ceremony at LC 567-3 (Worley, Idaho, 17 April, 1961. (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

View at rear of Atlas-E ICBM Serial #60-5489 (31E) on transport trailer, prior to entry into LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, 17 April, 1961. (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

Rear-axle left-side driver climbs into cab of transport trailer prior to entering LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho with Atlas-E ICBM Serial #60-5489 (31E), 17 April, 1961. (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

Rear-axle right-side driver guides transport trailer with Atlas-E ICBM Serial #60-5489 (31E) through main gate LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, 17 April, 1961. (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

Atlas-E ICBM Serial #60-5489 (31E) on transport trailer, inside main gate LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho. (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

Atlas-E ICBM Serial #60-5489 (31E) on transport trailer, inside main gate LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, awaiting installation into missile bay at Launch Service Building (LSB), 17 April, 1961. (Image courtesy of Bill Hickman)

 

 

View of Launch Complex (LC)/Alternate Command Post (ACP) (Code-named “Amaze”) LC 567-7, near Wilbur, WA., March 1965. (Image courtesy of Eldon Wilford)

 

 

View down from LSB vestibule of 120-foot length/8-foot diameter utility tunnel at entrance vestibule to Launch Operations Building (LOB), LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, March 1965. (Image courtesy of Eldon Wilford)

 

 

View at Strategic Air Command (SAC) shield emblem at entrance vestibule to LOB, LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, March 1965. (Image courtesy of Eldon Wilford)

 

 

View inside Launch Operations Room (LOR) of LOB, LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, March 1965. Facility Remote Control Panel (FRCP) is seen, directly ahead, affixed to wall, and Launch Control Console (LCC) at fore-ground left, and compromised LF 465L high-speed cryptographic receiver/printer at left. (Image courtesy of Eldon Wilford)

 

 

Inside LOR, LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, March 1965. View of LCC with TV monitors in background. Lowest TV monitor view screen fixed on access point to AVCO Mark 4 Mod 3 re-entry vehicle mounted on Atlas-E ICBM Serial #60-5500 (42E) in missile bay of LSB. Left high TV monitor view usually fixed on Combat Defense Force (CDF) sentry security station located at main gate. Right high TV monitor view fixed on personnel access blast door inside entrapment area. (Image courtesy of Eldon Wilford)

 

 

View of Senior Standardization Combat Crew S-16 inside Launch Operations Room (LOR), LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, March 1965.  As follows; From left-to-right, back row, standing;  Capt. Richard Barry, Missile Combat Crew Commander (MCCC) SSgt. Bill Mooney, Ballistic Missile Analyst Technician (BMAT) A2C. Arthur Huber, Electrical Power Production Technician (EPPT) From left-to-right, front row, kneeling; A2c. James McLaurian, Missile Maintenance Technician (MMT) lst Lt. Eldon Wilford, Deputy Missile Combat Crew Commander (DMCC) (Image courtesy of Eldon Wilford)

 

 

Inside LOR, LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, March 1965. From left-to-right, view of technical order (T.O.) cabinets in background. File cabinet with red drawers contained dual secure safes within each drawer for MCCC and DMCCC access to Emergency War Order (EWO) code and launch documents. Tall cabinet is EWO message receiver high-speed printer 465L which was installed and tested during  “Red Heat” updating  (1963/1964), yet was not used, due to security compromise of communication system by the designer/technician. LCC is in foreground. (Image courtesy of Eldon Wilford)

 

 

Close up view of LCC in LOR, LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, March 1965. Console lights, knob, and gauges indicate “Tactical” Ready Operational /Alert Condition. AVCO Mark 4 Mod 3 reentry vehicle mounted on Atlas-E ICBM Serial #60-5500 (42E) in the missile bay (LSB) contains OW-38 warhead. (Image courtesy of Eldon Wilford)

 

 

Close up view of Launch Control Console in LOR, LC 567-3. Worley, Idaho, March 1965.  Console lights lit in test mode. (Image courtesy of Eldon Wilford)

 

 

View of Deputy Missile Combat Crew Commander (DMCCC) lst Lt. Eldon Wilford, S-16, at Launch Control Console in LOR, LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, March 1965. (Image courtesy of Eldon Wilford)

 

 

View inside Launch Operations Building (LOB), LC 567-3, Worley, Idaho, March 1965.  Looking  down hallway towards Ready Room double-doors. Kitchen area is to left and Latrine area midway down hall at open door on the left. (Image courtesy of Eldon Wilford)

 

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