Ribbon cutting ceremonies which officially activate the IBM 7090 Electronic Data Processing System, SAC (Strategic Air Command) Headquarters, Offutt AFB, Nebraska. Department Director of Operations SAC Major General Keith K. Compton, Commander AWS (Air Weather Service), MATS (Military Air Transport Service) Brigadier General Norman L. Peterson, and Chief of Swedish Military Weather Service Colonel Oscar Herrlin being briefed by Chief of Computer Programming at the center Lieutenant Colonel Roland Rodgers. Brigadier General Peterson cuts the ribbon and presses the start button on IBM 7090 computer console. Major General Compton and Lieutenant Colonel Rodgers look at the computer components. A WAF (Women in the Air Force) woman in the teletypewriter room. Forecasters plot and examine weather maps.
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