Photo courtesy of Ron Hibbs, via Ron Smith

Battery A, 217th Field Artillery Missile Battalion, 40th Artillery Group (Redstone)

White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, March 1960

Annual Service Firing

Battery A Servicing Section personnel are disconnecting the lightweight A-frame and H-frame erector equipment from the missile thrust stand, after completing the raising of the Redstone Missile to the firing position.