We Need Your Stories!
We are working on an a written history of Lincoln Air Force Base.
Please take some time out to fill out a questionnaire if you served at Lincoln
Thanks all! Rob
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Chronology of Lincoln AFB History
Present Day Virtual Tour
The Story of Bowling Lake: The 1956 Lakenheath Accident
Lincoln's Closure: Why the base deactivated in 1966
Lincoln's Hangars: A talk on the structures at the base
Lincoln's Civilian Airfields 1929-Present
A few Flightline Photographs
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(6th Missile Battalion/
Thank you, and enjoy the site!
Lincoln was regarded as one of America's most important bomber bases of the 1950s with
and 6,200 Servicemen
With Nike anti-aircraft missiles standing guard nearby, the airmen and officers of Lincoln AFB stood long guard awaiting the call they hoped would never come, to fight World War III.
In 1966 the base closed becoming Lincoln Air Park and Arnold Heights. Explore the Force for Freedom you never knew existed.
-Photo from siloworld.net
(Photo by Jim Dunlap)
"Lincoln Needs an Aerospace Heritage Association" Group has been established on Facebook, we are investigating ways to form a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting Lincoln aviation history.
Bowling Lake and the 1956 Lakenheath accident page established
YouTube Channel established
New Base Building Directory on Flickr Now Open! We should have a good number of existing (and some no longer existing) building pictures posted!
We are on the lookout for the serial number of a C-47 that used to be on display at the base, located once behind the chapel near the main gate. If you have any photograph please let us know! Marion Brown has a great page of Lincoln AFB "museum" aircraft that once were at the base but have been long since removed. Visit here.
Also wanted to update a link to a great Lincoln AFB site at
This guy is doing a great job and has much more on Lincoln AAF than I do, check it out!
In addition, to preserve the history of the former Lincoln Army Air Field, the 6th Missile Battalion/43rd Artillery U.S. Army and the overall Cold War history of the Lincoln, Nebraska area.
An Atlas-F Missile passing the Nebraska State Capitol on its way to a silo in Eastern Nebraska
Stay Tuned for new updates and construction!
(What the museum has and what we would like to preserve)
Note: Due to time constraints I might not be able to reply immediately!