U.S. Air Force

re-up
First re-up of Jim Pippins
U.S. Air Force Missile Launch Officer.

374th Strategic Missile Squadron

308 Strategic Missile Wing, Little Rock Air Force Base.

Instruct missile combat crews on and insure compliance with Air Force, Strategic Air Command and local unit directives. Assigned to Alternate Command Post to direct and monitor wing activities of Titan II nuclear weapons systems. Captain.

Photos: 
Titan II nuclear weapons system(above left)  
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Strategic Air Command
(above right)
Captain (right)

For a great novel based on an actual event (I know because I was there), read The Whiteman Scenario. It is suppose to be a work of fiction. Here is a hint about that night…
Whiteman Scenario brief video