Snark   SM-62          Atlas F   SM-65

       Presque Isle, Maine               Plattsburgh, NY
                1959 - 1961                          1962 - 1965




03/08/12 - Updates

Improvements have been made to the site in response to user requests that we have received.  The text has been made larger and easier to read.  Various bugs have been fixed and the overall appearence of the web pages has been improved.



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556th Strategic Missile Squadron

Welcome to the home web site for the 556th Strategic Missile Squadron. The 556th SMS was activated at two different times during its history using two different missile systems. The SM-62 or Snark weapon system was based at Presque Isle Air Force Base in Presque Isle, Maine from 1959 thru 1961.  The SM-65 or Atlas F weapon system was based at Plattsburgh Air Force Base in Plattsburgh, New York from 1962 thru 1965.


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