U.S. President Nixon arrives in Air Force I with other officials in Midway Island during Vietnam War.
Midway Island Date:1969, June 8 Duration:5 min 43 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. President Richard Nixon and other officials in Midway Island during Vietnam War. An aircraft parked on an airfield and a truck beside the aircraft. Three howitzers in saluting battery firing in the background. The truck moves away from the aircraft. Two officers stand and salute. The United States Marines Corps band in the background. The U.S. Honor Guards at present arms. The United States Joint Services Color Guard in view. The Commanding Officers of various Honor Guards standing at attention. The U.S. Marine Corps Honor Guard at present arms in the background. A Gooney bird sitting on the runway, trying to fly. An Air Force I back up aircraft coming in for landing. Men on tractors in view. The aircraft taxiing behind the fuel tanker. The Presidential aircraft Air Force I taxiing towards the parking area. The crowd gathered in view. The Honor Guards at attention in the background. The Air Force I taxiing. Officers standing near the parking area. A Marine officer standing before the Army and the Marine officers. The Marine Guards come to attention. The ramp is brought to the door of the aircraft. The Presidential seal on the aircraft. Officers standing at the base of the steps of the ramp. U.S. President Richard Nixon, Secretary of State William P Rogers, Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Command Admiral John S McCain, Jr., Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird debark from the aircraft. The Commanding Officer greeting the officials. President Nixon and the Commanding Officer followed by the other officials walking away from the aircraft. President Nixon mounting the speaker's stand facing the Honor Guards. The Honor Guard comes to present arms. The United States Marine Corps band playing. President Nixon standing at attention on the stand.
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