Dow AFB, ME, Armed Forces Day 1965

 

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Full Flight Line
Full Flight Line

A long row of KC-135s populate the Dow ramp. Nearest the camera is KC-135A, serial 63-8879.

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Dow Flight Line
Dow Flight Line

A long row of KC-135s populate the Dow ramp. Nearest the camera is KC-135A, serial 63-8879.

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Cocked and Ready
Cocked and Ready

The alert ramp with B-52s ready to fly.

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Base Ops
Base Ops

Dow AFB Base Operations building as viewed from the flight line.

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City of Brewer
City of Brewer

KC-135A, serial 63-8043, "City of Brewer". A few years later, as Dow closed, she would be the last KC-135 to takeoff from that base.

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Stratotanker on Static Display
Stratotanker on Static Display

KC-135A, serial 63-8043, "City of Brewer". A few years later, as Dow closed, she would be the last KC-135 to takeoff from that base.

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Quail and Hound Dog
Quail and Hound Dog

Displayed in a hangar, and under the watchful eye of an Airman, are AGM-28 Hound Dog, serial 60-2229, as well as ADM-20 Quail.

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G-Model BUFF
G-Model BUFF

B-52G, serial 59-2579, "City of Bangor". A few years later, as Dow closed, she would be the last B-52 to takeoff from that base. Note the Hound Dogg missiles mounted beneath the wings.

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Buff and Hound Dog
Buff and Hound Dog

B-52G, serial 59-2579, with an AGM-28 Hound Dog tucked beneath the left wing.

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