Underground Launch Control Center Tours: Suspended
There will be no underground Delta-01 Launch Control Center tours until further notice due to emergency elevator maintenance. Above ground tours will be offered along with an 11 minute video of the Launch Center in place of going underground.
The following Minuteman Missile Oral Histories include valuable interviews with former missile field personnel and local citizens who were part of the Minuteman's history for over three decades. To read short biographies of the interviewees click here.
David Blackhurst - Missileer & Facility Manager (1974 - early 80s)
Dennis Cabrera - Missileer (1974-78)
Kerry Davis - Missileer (80s- early 90s)
Andy Knight - Missileer (1968-72)
Craig Manson - Missileer (1976-78)
Wendy McNiel - Missileer (1991-92)
David Burris - Facility Manager & Missile Operations (1977-83)
Ken Bush - Security Police (1979-90)
Michael Ewart - Missile Maintenance (1969-90)
Alonzo Hall - Site Security Maintenance (1975-early 90s)
Steven Hall - Missile Operations Officer (late 80s -early 90s)
Tim Pavek - Deactivation Program Manager (1984 - present)
Martin Pietz - Missile Maintenance (1978-94)
Leo Rowen - Missile Maintenance
John Wallace - Electronics
Robert Wilson - Codes Division & Missile Operations (1970s)
Gary Overby - Federal Marshal
William Bielmaier - Local Landowner & Rancher
Ted Hustead - Wall Drug Owner
Don Paulsen - Local Landowner & Phone Company Manager
Gene Williams - Local Landowner & Rancher
John Laforge - Co-Director Nukewatch
Did You Know?
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site is one of the United States' newest National Park Service units. It was designated in 1999 and became the 379th NPS unit (there are currently 395).