'1969 SAC Missile Combat Competition' of USAF Strategic Air Command units in the United States. Seal of '1969 SAC Missile Combat Competition'. An SAC officer speaks on the dais. SAC units disembark an aircraft. A sign reads : 'Welcome, 1969 SAC Missile Combat Competition'. The SAC units enters a building. The personnel receive well wishes. The SAC personnel work on various equipment during the competition. An announcer makes an announcement during the award ceremony. General Bruce K. Holloway, Commander-in-Chief of the SAC speaks. General Holloway congratulates each SAC personnel. The SAC personnel applaud. The award is given for the best maintenance wing and the best minute man wing
Exterior aerial and ground views of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) located at Casteau, in Belgium, north of the city of Mons. Various participating national flags and official cars parked in the premises of the headquarters. SHAPE emblem above the doorway of the building, including the words, "Vigilia Pretium Libertatis". Dress Military hats from various countries and military branches on a hat and coat rack. Near Wiesbaden Germany, at Lindsey Air Station, a large NATO symbol outside on a large sign, with a smaller insignia and sign in the center that reads, "US Air Forces in Europe." A sign on a building stating 'US Air Force Headquarters Europe'.
Larry McKibben, Iowa representative for the Selective Service Youth Advisory Committee, interrupts the December 1969 draft lottery to read a statement. He claims his statement is written by 14 youth members protesting the removal of the Michigan and Alaska youth delegates after their refusal to draw birth dates for the lottery. The draft lottery continues after the statement is read.
Film begins as Texas takes the field, wearing red warm-up jackets. Stadium appears filled to capacity. Numerous plays in the game are seen throughout the film. A banner draped over a front row railing, in the grandstand, cites 100th anniversary of the NCAA and reads:"Welcome President Nixon." Several police officers are seen in that vicinity. Scoreboard shows Arkansas ahead 14 to nothing (after third quarter). Numerous shots of the crowd in the stands, but none showing the President or his party. As the game nears the end, some spectators appear to be covering up because of a light rain. (Note: In the 4th quarter, Texas rallied to win the game 15 to 14.)
A CH-54 helicopter of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne is seen in flight on a combat assault mission. Interior and pilot are shown. Control panel is seen. The helicopter moves over a water body.
Cold War Reconnaissance flight of a U.S. Air Force RF-4 Phantom II in Europe. RF-4 takes off from a U.S. Air Force base in Europe. Views of land, mountains, and water below. A Soviet Z-class or Zulu class submarine surfaced and cruising at sea. The RF-4 flies over. The RF-4 landing at base again. Crew on the ground rush to unload film canisters from beneath nose area of plane. Personnel rush with film canisters into a lab. Photo interpreters viewing developed film roll and scrutinizing film images along with maps.