Strategic Air Command


566th Strategic Missile Squadron - Rooster
Submitted by Leon Hojegian

The 566th SMS was in charge of the only American ICBM missiles every deployed east of the Mississippi River.  Construction on the silos began in 1961.  The 566th became fully operational on September 15, 1964, but was deactivated less than a year later on June 25, 1965  Leon Hojegian was a deputy silo commander.  He has provided a roster of all men who served in the 566th along with their last known address.  The files consists of three scan (.jpg format).  All have been placed in a zip file.  To download, CLICK HERE.