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Army Golden Knight parachutist SFC Bernie Polischuk nears the ground during the Armed Forces Day open house demonstration

Army Golden Knight parachutist SFC Bernie Polischuk nears the ground d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Relea... more

STAFF Sergeant Kevin Goatley of the 321st Security Police Squadron inspects the security badge of AIRMAN 1ST Class Mark Van Bergh at the gate to the B-52 Stratofortress aircraft flight line. Bergh is an environmental systems specialist from the 319th Field Maintenance Squadron

STAFF Sergeant Kevin Goatley of the 321st Security Police Squadron ins...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

SRA Jeffrey S. Ryan performs a preflight inspection of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft instruments panel

SRA Jeffrey S. Ryan performs a preflight inspection of a B-52 Stratofo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

A right front view of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft being readied for an alert mission as a ground crew inspects the aircraft

A right front view of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft being readied for...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

A left front view of B-52 Stratofortress aircraft being readied for an alert mission as another B-52 (in the background) takes off

A left front view of B-52 Stratofortress aircraft being readied for an...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

A view of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft undergoing last-minute maintenance for an alert mission. A KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, in the background, is landing

A view of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft undergoing last-minute mainte...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

Assistant crew chief AIRMAN 1ST Class Dick LaFuze and crew chief SENIOR AIRMAN Jeffrey S. Ryan, left to right, pose in front of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft

Assistant crew chief AIRMAN 1ST Class Dick LaFuze and crew chief SENIO...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

A flight crew runs to a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft to begin their alert mission

A flight crew runs to a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft to begin their al...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

Crew chief SENIOR AIRMAN Jeffrey S. Ryan and bomber branch supervisor SENIOR MASTER Sergeant Dale Van Camp, left to right, talk over B-52 Stratofortress aircraft maintenance problems

Crew chief SENIOR AIRMAN Jeffrey S. Ryan and bomber branch supervisor ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

Assistant crew chief AIRMAN 1ST Class Dick LaFuze performs last-minute maintenance on a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft before a mission

Assistant crew chief AIRMAN 1ST Class Dick LaFuze performs last-minute...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

Front view of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft, being readied for an alert mission, as assistant crew chief A1C Dick LaFuze inspects the top of the aircraft

Front view of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft, being readied for an ale...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

Assistant crew chief A1C Dick LaFuze and crew SRA Jeffrey S. Ryan, left to right, perform a preflight inspection of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft instruments panel

Assistant crew chief A1C Dick LaFuze and crew SRA Jeffrey S. Ryan, lef...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

Members of the 321st Security Police Squadron arrest "trespassing criminals" in a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft alert area during training

Members of the 321st Security Police Squadron arrest "trespassing crim...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

A B-52 Stratofortress aircraft are being readied for an alert mission

A B-52 Stratofortress aircraft are being readied for an alert mission

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

AN aircraft crew runs toward a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during a flight alert

AN aircraft crew runs toward a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft during a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

A B-52 Stratofortress aircraft pilots hold a preflight briefing for an alert mission

A B-52 Stratofortress aircraft pilots hold a preflight briefing for an...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

SENIOR AIRMAN Jeffrey S. Ryan radios to a pilot, aboard a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft. The aircraft is undergoing last minute maintenance for an alert mission

SENIOR AIRMAN Jeffrey S. Ryan radios to a pilot, aboard a B-52 Stratof...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

A front view of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft undergoing last-minute maintenance for an alert mission

A front view of a B-52 Stratofortress aircraft undergoing last-minute ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Bob Wickley Release Stat... more

A left front view of a U.S. Air Force Peacekeeper Security Police Armored Response/Convoy Truck. The vehicle is used to patrol the base

A left front view of a U.S. Air Force Peacekeeper Security Police Armo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Louis Comeger Release St... more

A right front view of two U.S. Air Force Peacekeeper Security Police Armored Response/Convoy Trucks. The vehicles are used to patrol the base

A right front view of two U.S. Air Force Peacekeeper Security Police A...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Louis Comeger Release St... more

An interior view of a Minuteman II intercontinental ballistic missile silo showing the living quarters and control panels. This silo is manned by personnel of the 321st Strategic Missile Wing

An interior view of a Minuteman II intercontinental ballistic missile ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Louis Comeger Release St... more

A member of the 321st Strategic Missile Wing works at a control panel inside a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile silo

A member of the 321st Strategic Missile Wing works at a control panel ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Louis Comeger Release S... more

A left front view of two U.S. Air Force Peacekeeper Security Police Armored Response/Convoy Trucks. The vehicles are used to patrol the base

A left front view of two U.S. Air Force Peacekeeper Security Police Ar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Louis Comeger Release St... more

A member of the 321st Strategic Missile Wing works at a control panel inside a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile silo

A member of the 321st Strategic Missile Wing works at a control panel ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Louis Comeger Release S... more

Mr. Leonard Salva, father of AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Anthony M. Salva, pays tribute to the memory of his son in a memorial garden in front of the 319th Bombardment Wing. The memorial garden was established in memory of those airmen whose lives were lost in the explosion of a B-52 aircraft on January 27, 1983

Mr. Leonard Salva, father of AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Anthony M. Salva...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Andrew Mccabe Release Sta... more

Congressman James A. Courter (Republican-New Jersey) (left) holds a question and answer period with the alert crews at the 319th Bombardment Wing alert pad

Congressman James A. Courter (Republican-New Jersey) (left) holds a qu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Karen Cagle Release Statu... more

Congressman James A. Courter (Republican-New Jersey) (center) is briefed by Technical Sergeant Barry Shutts, (right) jet engine intermediate maintenance shop chief, on the maintenance procedures of the B-52 aircraft engine

Congressman James A. Courter (Republican-New Jersey) (center) is brief...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Anthony Migliaro Release ... more

SGT. Mary Young, a missile radio technician, works with communications equipment at the 2152nd Communications Squadron

SGT. Mary Young, a missile radio technician, works with communications...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Bob Simons Release Stat... more

A view of the B-1B aircraft hangar under construction

A view of the B-1B aircraft hangar under construction

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Rockwell Jackson Release ... more

A view of construction of the centralized aircraft support system which will serve B-1B bomber aircraft upon their arrival to the base. Several B-52 Stratofortress aircraft are standing by on the flight line

A view of construction of the centralized aircraft support system whic...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Rockwell Jackson Release ... more

A view of the B-1B aircraft hangar under construction

A view of the B-1B aircraft hangar under construction

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Rockwell Jackson Release ... more

General John T. Chain Jr., Commander in CHIEF, Strategic Air Command, center, and Colonel Robert W. Parker, 321st Strategic Missile Wing Commander, welcome Lord Peter Carrington, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, left, to the base

General John T. Chain Jr., Commander in CHIEF, Strategic Air Command, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Karen S. Cagle Release S... more

Sergeant Stephen M. Kravitsky checks a reference binder inside a Minuteman III missile silo about 60 miles from Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. Kravitsky, a missile systems analyst with the 321st Organizational Missile Maintenance Squadron, has been named as one of the Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 1989

Sergeant Stephen M. Kravitsky checks a reference binder inside a Minut...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Alan R. Wycheck Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

Sergeant Stephen M. Kravitsky inspects an electrical panel inside a Minuteman III missile silo about 60 miles from Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. Kravitsky, a missile systems analyst with the 321st Organizational Missile Maintenance Squadron, has been named as one of the Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 1989

Sergeant Stephen M. Kravitsky inspects an electrical panel inside a Mi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Alan R. Wycheck Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

A sentry checks the identification card of Sergeant Stephen M. Kravitsky before allowing him to enter the site of a Minuteman III missile silo about 60 miles from Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. Kravitsky, a missile systems analyst with the 321st Organizational Missile Maintenance Squadron, has been named as one of the Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 1989

A sentry checks the identification card of Sergeant Stephen M. Kravits...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Alan R. Wycheck Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

SGT. Stephen M. Kravitsky inspects an LGM-30G Minuteman III missile inside a silo about 60 miles from Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. Kravitsky, a missile systems analyst with the 321st Organizational Missile Maintenance Squadron, has been named as one of the Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 1989

SGT. Stephen M. Kravitsky inspects an LGM-30G Minuteman III missile in...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Alan R. Wycheck Release Status: Released to Public C... more

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 319th Bombardment Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota (ND), takes off from Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar, California (CA)

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombard...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Release... more

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 319th Bombardment Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota (ND), takes off from Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar, California (CA)

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombard...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Release... more

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 319th Bombardment Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota (ND), on take off roll from Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar, California (CA). An F-14 Tomcat waits, in the background, to take the runway as soon as the bomber clears it

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombard...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Trenton L. James, Usn Relea... more

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 319th Bombardment Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota (ND), takes off from Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar, California (CA)

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombard...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Release... more

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 319th Bombardment Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota (ND), parked at Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar, California (CA)

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombard...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Release... more

A US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 319th Bombardment Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota (ND), pulls its landing gear in shortly after take off

A US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bomba...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Release... more

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 319th Bombardment Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota (ND), takes off from Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar, California (CA)

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombard...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Release... more

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 319th Bombardment Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota (ND), takes off from Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar, California (CA)

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombard...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Release... more

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 319th Bombardment Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota (ND), parked at Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar, California (CA)

US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancer bomber, Sunrise Surprise, 46th Bombard...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Release... more

SENIOR AIRMAN Scott Fowler (top) and SENIOR AIRMAN Paul Gallegos, maintenance personnel with the 321st Strategic Missile Wing, guide the re-entry system for LGM-30 Minuteman III missiles onto a missile guidance set

SENIOR AIRMAN Scott Fowler (top) and SENIOR AIRMAN Paul Gallegos, main...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT. Fernando Serna Release ... more

Competitors from the 321st Strategic Missile Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, rally at the posting of the first night's scores during the 1991 Strategic Air Command Missile Combat Competition, Olympic Arena '91.

Competitors from the 321st Strategic Missile Wing, Grand Forks Air For...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California(CA) Country: United States Of America(USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Scott P. Stewart Release Stat... more

2LT Carl Struck and 1LT Mike Ferris of the 321st Strategic Missile Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, work together at a Minuteman status console during the 1991 Strategic Air Command Missile Combat Competition, Olympic Arena '91.

2LT Carl Struck and 1LT Mike Ferris of the 321st Strategic Missile Win...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California(CA) Country: United States Of America(USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Scott P. Stewart Release Stat... more

1LT Cliff Stansell and 2LT John Hagen, missile operations team competitors from the 321st Strategic Missile Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, work together at a Minuteman commanders console during the 1991 Strategic Air Command Missile Combat Competition, Olympic Arena '91.

1LT Cliff Stansell and 2LT John Hagen, missile operations team competi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California(CA) Country: United States Of America(USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Scott P. Stewart Release Stat... more

SSGT Greg Smith, left, and A1C Stephen Hows of the 321st Strategic Missile Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, compete in the civil engineering competition during the 1991 Strategic Air Command Missile Combat Competition, Olympic Arena '91.

SSGT Greg Smith, left, and A1C Stephen Hows of the 321st Strategic Mis...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California(CA) Country: United States Of America(USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Scott P. Stewart Release Stat... more

The facility maintenance team of the 321st Strategic Missile Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, readies equipment prior to departing for a base missile site to compete in the 1991 Strategic Air Command Missile Combat Competition, Olympic Arena '91.

The facility maintenance team of the 321st Strategic Missile Wing, Gra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Vandenberg Air Force Base State: California(CA) Country: United States Of America(USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Scott P. Stewart Release Stat... more

AIRMAN 1ST Class Michael Badeaux flees the scene on foot as a UM1 descends over several camouflaged airman. Badeaux was the first on the scene to radio back to base that he was receiving ground fire and was caught in a cross fire

AIRMAN 1ST Class Michael Badeaux flees the scene on foot as a UM1 desc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Gary R. Coppage Release... more

LT. COL. Alexander Carlisle gets down on his knees to inspect the seals of the electronic equipment racks down in the Missile Alert Facility capsule at MAF K-O. A joint Nuclear Surety Inspection was held. Inspectors from the Defense Nuclear Agency, Air Force Space Command, and the Military Airlift Command joined forces to see how well Team Grand Forks ensured the safety. security and reliability of the nuiclear resources under their command

LT. COL. Alexander Carlisle gets down on his knees to inspect the seal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Gary R. Coppage Release... more

SENIOR MASTER SGT. Charlie Powell inspects gas masks after the NSI (Nuclear Surety Inspection) exercise to capture and recapture a launch facility

SENIOR MASTER SGT. Charlie Powell inspects gas masks after the NSI (Nu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Gary R. Coppage Release... more

MASTER SGT. Ellis C. Hire, Space Command I.G. Inspector, observes STAFF SGT. Dennis Burdozski (right) and AIRMAN 1ST Class Edward Castel as they load a Minuteman Payload onto a PT Van transport to a launch facility. A joint Nuclear Agency, Air Force Space Command, and the Military Airlift Command joined forces to see how well Team Grand Forks ensured the safety, security and reliability of the nuclear resources under their command. The base passed with a satisfactory rating

MASTER SGT. Ellis C. Hire, Space Command I.G. Inspector, observes STAF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Gary R. Coppage Re... more

An upward angle of Helicopter Operations. Major Paul Bekebrede is watching CAPT Cowell pilot his UH1 To Kelo Zero. A joint Nuclear Surety Inspection was held. Inspectors from the Defense Nuclear Agency, Air Force Space Command and the Military Airlift Command joined forces to see how well Team Grand Forks ensured the safety, security and reliability of the nuclear resources under their command

An upward angle of Helicopter Operations. Major Paul Bekebrede is watc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Gary R. Coppage Release... more

COL. Franklin J. Blaisdell observes missile crews from the control booth where someone is typing on the computer. Blaisdell watches as crews are put through their paces in the trainers. Eighteen missile crews were tested in the missile trainers and all eighteen crews passed the tests during the joint Nuclear Surety Inspection. Inspectors from the Defense Nuclear Agency, Air Force Space Command, and the Military Airlift Command joined forces to see how well Team Grand Forks ensured the safety, security and reliability of the nuclear resources under their command

COL. Franklin J. Blaisdell observes missile crews from the control boo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Gary R. Coppage Re... more

A long view of the main gate

A long view of the main gate

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: AIRMAN Cohen A. Young Release... more

A medium view of the main gate

A medium view of the main gate

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: AIRMAN Cohen A. Young Release... more

C-17 Globemaster III Aircraft Commander, CPT Cook, in his cockpit seat, briefs the Hurricane Response Force commander, COL Goodrich, 319th Operations Group, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota during the flight from McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey to Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina. The normal one hour flight was extended to over two and one-half hours due to the action of Hurricane Bertha. SCREEN RESOLUTION ONLY

C-17 Globemaster III Aircraft Commander, CPT Cook, in his cockpit seat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Members of the 319th Air Generation Squadron and the 912th Aerial Refueling Squadron both from Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, form a human chain to off-load their baggage from the first operational aircraft to arrive at Prince Sultan Air Base: the KC-135 Stratotanker. This aircraft will continue to provide air refueling capability in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH (monitoring the no-fly zone over Iraq)

Members of the 319th Air Generation Squadron and the 912th Aerial Refu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH Base: Prince Sultan Air Base Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards, USAF ... more

Captain Michael D. Babmak, a KC-135 Stratotanker Commander from the 912th Aerial Refueling Squadron, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, is greeted by Prince Sultan AB Commander Brigadier General Muezzin Talat and American Officials. As the first operational aircraft to arrive at Prince Sultan Air Base, they will continue to provide air refueling capability in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH (monitoring the no-fly zone over Iraq)

Captain Michael D. Babmak, a KC-135 Stratotanker Commander from the 91...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH Base: Prince Sultan Air Base Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards, USAF ... more

The first operational aircraft to arrive at Prince Sultan Air Base are KC-135 Stratotankers from the 912th Aerial Refueling Squadron, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. Originally assigned at Riyadh, they are here so they can continue to provide air refueling capability in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH (monitoring the no-fly zone over Iraq)

The first operational aircraft to arrive at Prince Sultan Air Base are...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH Base: Prince Sultan Air Base Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards, USAF ... more

STAFF Sergeant Steve B. Sirois from the 319th Air Generation Squadron, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, marshals the first operational aircraft to arrive at Prince Sultan Air Base: the KC-135 Stratotanker. This aircraft will continue to provide air refueling capability in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH (monitoring the no-fly zone over Iraq)

STAFF Sergeant Steve B. Sirois from the 319th Air Generation Squadron,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH Base: Prince Sultan Air Base Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards, USAF ... more

Members of the 319th Air Generation Squadron and the 912th Aerial Refueling Squadron both from Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, off-load their baggage from the first operational aircraft to arrive at Prince Sultan Air Base: the KC-135 Stratotanker. This aircraft will continue to provide air refueling capability in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH (monitoring the no-fly zone over Iraq)

Members of the 319th Air Generation Squadron and the 912th Aerial Refu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH Base: Prince Sultan Air Base Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT David W. Richards, USAF ... more

The first operational aircraft to arrive at Prince Sultan Air Base are KC-135s from the 912th Aerial Refueling Squadron, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. Originally assigned at Riyadh, they are here so they can continue to provide air refueling capability in support of Operation Southern Watch/Operation Desert Focus

The first operational aircraft to arrive at Prince Sultan Air Base are...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT FOCUS Base: Prince Sultan Air Base Country: Saudi Arabia (SAU) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. David W. Richards Re... more

The FP77 weather radar, which was installed in 1968, is being removed by crane. In its place will be the WSR88D, a new meteorological radar system which has made the fifties technology of the FP77 obsolete. This is a mandatory change for all stateside Air Force bases

The FP77 weather radar, which was installed in 1968, is being removed ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: AIRMAN Raheem J. Moore Releas... more

Civilian employee, Ralpial Esponoza, gives taxiing signals to a KC-135 from Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota. The KC-135 stopped for crew rest after refueling aircraft on their way to the Persian Gulf

Civilian employee, Ralpial Esponoza, gives taxiing signals to a KC-135...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Moron Air Base State: Sevilla Country: Spain (ESP) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Louis Briscese Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

Brig. GEN. Hess, 319th Wing Commander, is presented with a flag from the 402nd Canadian Pipe and Drum Corps. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Brig. GEN. Hess, 319th Wing Commander, is presented with a flag from t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: 1997 Grand Forks Warrior Winter Gala Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of Amer... more

A snow removal truck clears snow from the runway

A snow removal truck clears snow from the runway

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Charles A. Morris ... more

A view of the Base Operations Center prior to a VIP visit shows the air control tower with base sign and a welcome for GEN. and Mrs. Walter Kross

A view of the Base Operations Center prior to a VIP visit shows the ai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Charles A. Morris ... more

Brig. GEN. Hess, 319th Wing Commander, greets GEN. Walter Kross, Air Mobility Commander, during a VIP visit

Brig. GEN. Hess, 319th Wing Commander, greets GEN. Walter Kross, Air M...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Charles A. Morris ... more

General Walter Kross, Commander of Air Mobility Command (AMC), Colonel James Van Hess, 319th Air Refueling Wing Director of STAFF, and Colonel Michael Collins, 319th Support Group Commander, view the flooding Red River during a visit to Grand Forks, North Dakota, 15 April 1997

General Walter Kross, Commander of Air Mobility Command (AMC), Colonel...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Cohen Young, USAF Release... more

Colonel Michael Collins, 319th Support Group Commander, and Colonel James Van Ness, 319th Air Refueling Wing Director of STAFF, brief General Walter Kross, Commander of the Air Mobility Command, on the operations at "Sandbag Central", Grand Forks, North Dakota, during the flooding of the Red River

Colonel Michael Collins, 319th Support Group Commander, and Colonel Ja...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Cohen Young, USAF Release... more

Flood water rises above the Sorlie bridge in downtown Grand Forks, North Dakota, 16 April 1997

Flood water rises above the Sorlie bridge in downtown Grand Forks, Nor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: AMN Jason Burling, USAF Relea... more

Members of the 911th Air Refueling Squadron, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, battle against the flooding Red River in Grand Forks, North Dakota, 17 April 1997

Members of the 911th Air Refueling Squadron, Grand Forks Air Force Bas...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Charles Morris, USAF Release Status: Re... more

Members of the 319th Air Refueling Wing, from Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, fight a losIng battle against the mighty Red River in Grand Forks, 17 April 97

Members of the 319th Air Refueling Wing, from Grand Forks Air Force Ba...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Charles Morris, USAF Release Status: Re... more

Personnel from Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, battle the rising flood waters of the Red River in Grand Forks, 17 April 1997

Personnel from Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, battle the ri...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Charles Morris, USAF Release Status: Re... more

A 319th Air Refueling Wing Security Policeman gives directions to one of the flood victims of Grand Forks, North Dakota, at one of the temporary shelters at Grand Forks Air Force Base. A 3-Bay hangar is being used to house over 2,500 flood victims of the nearby city of Grand Forks until the flood waters recede

A 319th Air Refueling Wing Security Policeman gives directions to one ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Charles A. Morris, USAF Release Status:... more

Members from the Minnesota Air National Guard offload a K-loader from a C-130 Hercules at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, in support of the flooding in Grand Forks

Members from the Minnesota Air National Guard offload a K-loader from ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Charles A. Morris, USAF ... more

A KC-135 Stratotanker from the 319th Air Refueling Wing, Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, refuels an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 542nd Fighter Squadron, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico. A second F-16 ( in background) waits as the KC-135 tops off the fuel tanks of the F-16 before beginning a bombing mission. The F-16's bombing missions are part of the world's largest joint service, multi-national tactical air operations exercise being held in the southwestern United States

A KC-135 Stratotanker from the 319th Air Refueling Wing, Grand Forks A...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '97 State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Jeffrey Allen Rel... more

SENIOR AIRMAN Lynn Cruise of the 319th Communications Sqadron, Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota, helps a flood victim make a telephone call at a 3-Bay hangar at Grand Forks AFB. The hangars are used as temporarily housing for thousands of Grand Forks residents

SENIOR AIRMAN Lynn Cruise of the 319th Communications Sqadron, Grand F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Raheem Moore, USAF Releas... more

SENIOR AIRMAN Bryan Jacobs of the 319th Aircraft Generation Squadron, Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota, assists an elderly flood victim at the 3-Bay Hangar shelter area at Grand Forks AFB. The hangars have been used as temporary housing to shelter thousands of Grand Forks residents during the recent flooding

SENIOR AIRMAN Bryan Jacobs of the 319th Aircraft Generation Squadron, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Raheem Moore, USAF Releas... more

President William Jefferson Clinton arrives at Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota, and is met by the local area officals. He is scheduled to fly with the Marines in a helicopter to view the flooded city of Grand Forks

President William Jefferson Clinton arrives at Grand Forks AFB, North ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Al Rubenstein, USAF Rele... more

Technical Sergeant Tim Thash receives a sandbag from SENIOR AIRMAN Shawn Burson right off of the assembly line for the recent flood damage in the city of Grand Forks, 22 April 1997. They're both from the wing staff at Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota

Technical Sergeant Tim Thash receives a sandbag from SENIOR AIRMAN Sha...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Cohen A. Young, USAF Rele... more

President William Jefferson Clinton addresses members of the Grand Forks Community in a hangar during his visit to Grand Forks Air Force Base and the flood ravaged city of Grand Forks, North Dakota, 22 April 1997. This 3-bay hangar is temporarily housing over 2,500 evacuees during the disastrous flooding

President William Jefferson Clinton addresses members of the Grand For...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Heather Cabral, USAF Rele... more

Members of the Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, work feverishly to fill sandbags in hopes of minimizing the damage being caused by the flooding in Grand Forks. During peak action, the sandbagging machine makes 15,000 bags an hour

Members of the Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, work feverish...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Cohen A. Young, USAF Rele... more

President William Jefferson Clinton arrives at Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota, and is met by the local area officals. He is scheduled to fly with the Marines in a helicopter to view the flooded city of Grand Forks

President William Jefferson Clinton arrives at Grand Forks AFB, North ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Al Rubenstein, USAF Rele... more

Marines from Marine Helicopter Experimental Squadron (HMX-1) stand by to transport President William Jefferson Clinton on Marine One, a Sikorsky VH-60N White Hawk helicopter, for a tour of the flood stricken area of Grand Forks, North Dakota, 22 April 1997

Marines from Marine Helicopter Experimental Squadron (HMX-1) stand by ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Al Rubenstein, USAF Rele... more

The audience at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, applauds President William Jefferson Clinton on his plans to rebuild the flooded region of Grand Forks during a speech in a hangar to thousands of flood victims. A 3-bay hangar is temporarily housing over 2,500 Grand Forks evacuees during the disastrous flooding. The President visited Grand Forks to view the devastation first hand, 22 April 1997

The audience at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, applauds Pre...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Heather Cabral, USAF Rele... more

Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, welcomes President William Jefferson Clinton during his tour of the flood stricken area of Grand Forks, 22 April 1997

Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, welcomes President William J...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Al Rubenstein, USAF Rele... more

Local officals greet President William Jefferson Clinton upon his arrival to Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota. He is scheduled to fly with the Marines in a helicopter to view the flooded city of Grand Forks

Local officals greet President William Jefferson Clinton upon his arri...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Al Rubenstein, USAF Rele... more

President William Jefferson Clinton enjoys a hearty ovation from those in attendance at a hangar at Grand Forks AFB, North Dokata. The 3-bay hangar is temporarily housing over 2,500 Grand Forks evacuees during the disastrous flooding. President Clinton visited Grand Forks to view the devastation first hand, 22 April 1997

President William Jefferson Clinton enjoys a hearty ovation from those...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Al Rubenstein, USAF Rele... more

President Clinton bids a fond farewell to Brigadier General Kenneth Hess, Commander, 319 Air Refueling Wing, and his wife, Deb, before departing Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota. The President visited Grand Forks to see the flood devastation first hand and talk to the evacuees at a temporary shelter at Grand Forks AFB

President Clinton bids a fond farewell to Brigadier General Kenneth He...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Al Rubenstein, USAF Rele... more

SENIOR AIRMAN Jesse Moreno and AIRMAN First Class Daniel Woldridge work intensely at filling bags at the foot of the giant sandbagging machine at Grand Forks AFB, for the recent flood damage in the city of Grand Forks, North Dakota, 22 April 1997. The machine is capable of producing 15,000 sandbags an hour

SENIOR AIRMAN Jesse Moreno and AIRMAN First Class Daniel Woldridge wor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Cohen A. Young, USAF Rele... more

Captain Robyn McCauley of the 319th Air Refueling Wing, Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota, greets President William Jefferson Clinton upon his arrival to Grand Forks AFB. The President is visiting the city of Grand Forks to view the devasting flood

Captain Robyn McCauley of the 319th Air Refueling Wing, Grand Forks AF...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Al Rubenstein, USAF Rele... more

President William Jefferson Clinton arrives at Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota, and is met by the local area officals. He is scheduled to fly with the Marines in a helicopter to view the flooded city of Grand Forks

President William Jefferson Clinton arrives at Grand Forks AFB, North ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Al Rubenstein, USAF Rele... more

Air Force One, a Boeing 747-200B, arrives with President William Jefferson Clinton on board for his tour of the flood stricken area of Grand Forks, North Dakota, 22 April 1997

Air Force One, a Boeing 747-200B, arrives with President William Jeffe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Al Rubenstein, USAF Rele... more

President William Jefferson Clinton receives a pin from a local area offical upon his arrival to Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, where he is touring the flood damage in Grand Forks, 22 April 1997

President William Jefferson Clinton receives a pin from a local area o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Al Rubenstein, USAF Rele... more

Exiting from Marine One, a Sikorsky VH-60N White Hawk, President William Jefferson Clinton returns from his aerial tour of the flood stricken city of Grand Forks, North Dakota, 22 April 1997

Exiting from Marine One, a Sikorsky VH-60N White Hawk, President Willi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Al Rubenstein, USAF Rele... more