55th Anniversary of the B-58 arriving at Bunker Hill AFB

2016 celebrates the 55th anniversary of the B-58 Hustler arriving at Bunker Hill AFB (which was later renamed Grissom Air Force Base in memory and honor of Gus Grissom, an Apollo 1 astronaut who died in a fire on the launch pad). The B-58’s left in late 1969 and the last one January 12, 1970.  BHAFB/GAFB was part of SAC (Stragetic Air Command) of the US Air Force.