Titan II Intercontinental Ballistic Missile goes through extensive modernization program. Shows Titan II on trailer truck. U.S. map highlights McConnell, Little Rock, and Davis Monthan Air Force Bases where 54 missile facilities are to be updated. Process is broken down into four projects. Project Top Banana for booster modification. Project RV Update for reentry vehicle improvement. Project Guidance for system modification. Project Yard Fence for launch facility modernization. View of missile facility at McConnell AFB. Updating of missile for space boosters, and modification and updating of launch facilities. Men going into silo. Officer at chart. Engineers working at missile components and circuit boards.
U.S. President Lyndon Johnson tours military bases. U.S. officers and soldiers welcome President Johnson at McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas. A board reads 'Welcome Mr President'. The President shakes hands with children. He reviews troops. A fleet of Thunderchief jets flies overhead. President Johnson inspects the Air Intercept Control Area. United States aircraft land on a ship deck.
U.S. Air Force General John P. McConnell at Takhli Royal Thai Air Base in Thailand during the Vietnam War. A sign reads ' Briefing for General McConnell '. A Silver Star, two Distinguished Flying Crosses, Airmen's Medal and Air Force Commendation Medal on a pillow. General John P. McConnell pins the medals on four officers. (The second officer is Captain Mike Gilroy. The third in line is Lieutenant Ed McCaffery.) A Chief Master Sergeant in the 355th TFR Wing headquarters briefing room. Commander of 7th Air Force, Lieutenant General William W. Momyer; Commander of 13th Air Force, Lieutenant General James W. Wilson; and Commander of 13th Air Force, Major General Charles R. Bond, Jr. are present. (The officer handing the medals to General McConnell is Colonel Robert Scott, who assumed command of the 355th Tactical Fighter Wing , on August 4, 1966.)
Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, General Paul McConnell visits Cam Ranh Air Base in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. T-39A Sabreliner taxis into revetment area. General McConnell disembarks from the aircraft. Board At the entrance reads 'Cam Ranh Bay Air Base'. The Security guard salutes as car enters the gate.
Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, General Paul McConnell visits Cam Ranh Air Base in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. General Paul McConnell and party n staff cars drive past the security gates. General boards HU-1B helicopter. HU-1B helicopter lands at air base. General McConell disembarks from the helicopter and gets into staff cars.
Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, General Paul McConnell visits Cam Ranh Air Base in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. General McConell, Commander of the 1st Strategic Aerospace Division Major General Garland and Vice Commander of Aerospace Defense Command Lieutenant General Royal N Baker in staff cars arrive at the Robert F Worley Dinning Hall. General Paul McConnell shakes hands with officers. Sergeant Anthony J Bartolotti of the 555th Red Horse Construction Squadron seated at table drinking juice. Sign board at the entrance reads 'Robert F Worley Dinning Hall'. Painting of Major General Robert F Worley on the wall. Mr Turner, Major General Garland and General McConell receive plaques from Commander of 12th Tactical Fighter Wing, Colonel F White. General and party leave in staff cars.