Sign Homestead Arforce Base. President John F Kennedy arrives at Homestead Airforce Base in Florida. President Kennedy inspects air crafts and men and adds battle streamer to flag. RF-101 recon air crafts. President Kennedy speaks. Air force burial ceremony and formation of jets in flight.October 1962.
U.S. military officers prepare to receive General Walter C Sweeney. View of Hangar No 5 at Homestead Air Force Base in background. General Walter C Sweeney arrives at Homestead AFB in Florida. He is greeted by other officers.1962.
United States President John F. Kennedy arrives at the Homestead Air Force Base in Florida, United States, during Cuban Missile Crisis. VC-137C No 26000 plane lands at the runway strip. President Kennedy followed by General Farris Bryant and U.S. Army General Maxwell D. Taylor alight from the plane. The dignitaries greeted welcome by General Thomas Power, General Walter C. Sweeney and civilian dignitaries. President then shakes hands with officers in receiving line. President gets into a convertible and talks to other officers.
United States President John F. Kennedy arrives at the Homestead Air Force Base in Florida, United States, during Cuban crises. Motorcade of President inspects flight line of various aircrafts and crews. President, General Sweeney and others in car look as Lieutenant Robert M. Strickland speaks on microphone. Formation of 24 F-105s and 24 F-84Fs flies in sky and President looks at them.
United States President John F. Kennedy arrives at the Homestead Air Force Base in Florida, United States, during Cuban crises. Motorcade of President inspects flight line of various aircrafts and crews. President's car stops in front of C-119G and then F-104C, The President talks with pilot and crew and returns to the car and inspects line of RF-101s. He then pins streamer on guidon and congratulates Colonel Arthur A. McCardan. He addresses the airmen and crowd over a microphone.
U.S. troops moving into position along the southern Atlantic coast. A girl is pulled through window of transport train, saying goodbye to troops. Rail crossing at night, man with signal light. Train past carrying military equipment and United States troops toward Southern Atlantic coast. Formation of United States fighter planes in the sky. Views at Naval Air Station Florida, with fighter jets landing and missiles loaded on planes. Aerial views of airfields showing massed aircraft and hospital equipment and ambulances on airfields by October 20th, particularly in Florida bases.