US Army Nike AA Missile Base
PR-79 Foster, RI

Early 1956 Photo from Vincent Disborough

This photo was taken in early 1956 at Ft. Bliss TX. It shows the Nike Fire Control crew that trained there, as well as Red Canyon Range Camp in New Mexico. This group then went to Foster Center, R.I. to Site 79. This site was new at the time.

Photo shows:

Back row:  L to R  - Lt Newcomb, Capt. Robert Boggs (Battery Commander), Don Billeau, Cyril Aloysius Jansen, Frank Rohling, Jim Eicher, Jim Schwahn, Jim Tripp and Bill Thomson.

Front row:  Sgt LaHay, WO Tabor, John Mizenko, (?) Davidson, Charles May, Charles Smith and Vince Disborough

Foster to be continued ...



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