551st Strategic Missile Squadron (Atlas-F)

Activated: April 1 1961
Re-assigned: March 25 1965 (to 98th Strategic Aerospace Wing, 810th Air Division)
De-activated: June 25 1965
Webmaster's Note: The missile site pages are dedicated mainly to the story of the 551st SMS since many other websites have detailed, high-resolution photographs (inside and out) of the 12 silos and those links have been posted on each site page. While it is tempting to explore these silos, its best to explore via these online photographs since many of the silos are very dangerous to enter as they contain areas of dead-air, flooding and all sorts of contamination.