US Army Nike AA Missile Base

Bristol, Rhode Island

Index Page for Quick Click Access

Early site pictures including our first Battery Commander  L. Nelson Leggette, COL, USA, (ret)

Historical Essay written by  L. Nelson Leggette, COL, USA, (ret)

Unit Designations and Names of Battery Commanders from 1956 to 1974

Short Story and Picture of our Improved Hercules System and FUIF description

Comparisons between the Nike Ajax and Nike Hercules Missiles

 Various Pictures submitted by Bristol Missileers

  Ancient and Honorable Order of the Oozlefinch

 Stories and Anecdotes from the crew

Pictures and Story about our Annual Service Practice at Red Canyon Range Camp and McGregor Ranges

Large Picture of all the men at the Bristol Nike Site in 1960

Contact Page:   Names of Bristol Nike Missileers for contacting

Recent Pictures from our Bristol Nike folks including some older pictures

Names of "Most Wanted" Nike Missileers ... information needed

First Thanksgiving and Christmas menu at Bristol with pictures of mess crew

Early Bristol Phoenix Newspaper articles written about our Nike Site

Bristol Missilemen Newspaper columns by  LT John Lorenz and SP3 John O'Brien

Pictures taken of the IFC area after removal of radar equipment and buildings

Picture of Battery Commander Glenn Meigel, LTC, USA, Ret. also stories and recent pictures of the Nike Site at Bristol taken by him

Locations of the seven Nike Missile Sites and their designations around Providence, Rhode Island from 1956 to 1974

Map of the seven Nike Missile Sites and their "Protective Area Coverage"

1st Region 1974 Inactivation Ceremonies. Photos from George Evans, COL, USA, (ret)

More great 1959, 1969 and 1972 aerial photos of the Bristol Nike base

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Click here for a few picture pages from the other 6 Nike sites around Providence, RI

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Links to other Cold War Websites

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