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Monday, April 14, 2014

Minot Air Force BAse

B52’s Coming to Minot – The headlines in the Minot Daily News on October 31, 1958 . Fifteen B52’s to be based in Minot. The article goes on to state that 15 giant B52 bombers and 10 KC135 aerial tankers will be stationed at the Minot Air force Base. The total number of planes was expected to be about 60 including interceptors, bombers, tankers and auxiliary planes. The base was expected to combine both SAC, Strategic Air Command and ADC, Air Defense Command.

 MAFB Tower construction 1957
 MAFB Hanger Construction 1957
MAFB North Gate Entrance 1970