United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Puerto Rico. President Eisenhower takes a four days vacation in Puerto Rico on returning to Washington DC from South America. Two men walk on a beach. President Eisenhower plays golf and relaxes in Puerto Rico.
United States SC-54D aircraft at Ramey air force base in Puerto Rico. United States SC-54 D aircraft takes off from Ramey Air Force base in Puerto Rico. United States B-52 aircraft in flight with landing gear down. SC-54 D aircraft lands at Ramey air base.
Officials dressed in white business suits, march, flanked by American flags,in a parade for the National Youth Administration, past the Captiol Building in San Juan, Puerto Rico. They are followed by youth in black overalls, shouldering spades. Behind them march girls, carrying a banner reading: "NYA, Caguas Proyecto." A truck comes next, displaying a large poster in its rear reading: "NYA for Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Leads the way," amd listing various NYA youth projects in Puerto Rico. Youth carrying N.Y.A. banners and American flags come next, followed by more young men carrying spades. Youthful firemen stand beside reels of hoses and a sign reading: "Bomberos de Guayama." An official pins a badge on the lapel of a man being honored. Next, a fireman, and two youth demonstrate by spraying water from their hose along the street. Remainder of the film is a montage of views. Scene shifts to the harbor, where two U.S. Clemson class destroyers are seen. Then boys are seen playing on a beach. A closeup of a young woman. Closeups of several of the youthful firemen previously seen. Several youth with spades, seen from the rear. An American flag wafting in a breeze.
Aviator Charles Lindbergh visits San Juan, Puerto Rico. A huge crowd awaits his arrival at an air field. Lindbergh's plane 'Spirit of Saint Louis' lands and taxis. Men move towards the plane as it comes to a halt. Closeup of the 'Spirit of Saint Louis'. Several officials stand near the airplane as Lindbergh prepares to leave the cockpit. Among them is George H. Estes, Jr., Commander of U.S. Troops in Puerto Rico. ( He held rank of Brigadier General, in 1918, but now wears peacetime rank insignia of Colonel.) Others greeting Lindbergh include Puerto Rican government officials and civilians, who watch as Lindbergh climbs out of the cockpit. Lindbergh poses with Governor of Puerto Rico, Horace M Towner, and other officials.
U.S. Air Force Project HASP (High Altitude Sampling Project) with United States Air Force U-2 aircraft deployed at Ramey air force base in Puerto Rico, under operation Crowflight. A U-2 makes steep takeoff over camera. U-2 number 66715 lands at the air base and deploys a drag chute to help braking. Ground crewman raises flexible wing of U-2 aircraft as another places an auxiliary wheel (pogo) under the wing. After these are in place, under both wings, the U-2 aircraft taxis towards a hangar. Scenery of Ramey AFB as a U-2 aircraft flies over head.
United States SC-54D aircraft of the U.S. Military Air Transport Service, at Ramey air force base in Puerto Rico. Left Inboard and outboard aircraft engines start as a ground crewman with a fire extinguisher stands fireguard in the foreground. A number of C-124C aircraft are seen on the airfield, in the background. SC-54 D taxis away for takeoff. SC-54D aircraft in flight over water with clouds in the background.