Oscar Zero 10th Anniversary Celebration


Friday, July 19

Site Tours 10:00AM – 6:00PM

November-33 Roving Interpreter 11:00AM – 2:00PM

Join us at the November-33 Launch Facility as we discuss the details of the uniquely tough missile silos built in the Grand Forks AFB region.

Premiere “Beneath the Plains: The Minuteman Missile on Alert” 7:00PM

Come to the Cooper Theatre for a free showing of the new National Park Service film “Beneath the Plains”, a new history of the Cold War. The 30 minute film will be followed by a Q/A session with Oscar Zero Site Supervisor Rob Branting

Saturday, July 20

Site Tours 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Leave Your Mark: Oscar-Zero Anniversary poster giveaway All Day

Missileers, maintainers and those connected with the Minuteman missile pro-gram are encouraged to autograph special edition posters to be given away over the weekend at Oscar Zero A tent and tables will be available for those participating.

Minot Air Force Base UH-1N Huey Static Display Pending

Weather/Events permitting, a UH-1N Huey helicopter will travel to Oscar Zero. Crews will be available to answer questions regarding their work and the mission of missile site support helicopters.

Yard Games All Day

Outdoor games were played by above-ground support crewmembers to pass the time at Oscar-Zero. Come play games in Oscar-Zero’s big backyard! Bean bag toss, Horseshoes, Ladder-ball and other games will be available.

Cold War Comms: A walking tour 2:00PM and 4:00PM

Site Supervisor Robert Branting will conduct 15 minute walking tours of the antennas surrounding Oscar-Zero and discuss the importance of the evolution of communications redundancy at missile sites.

Friends of Oscar-Zero Re-organization Meeting 7:00PM

Griggs County Historical Museum

Supporters of the Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site are encouraged to join in a reorganization meeting of our friends group. Cake and coffee will be available for guests.

Sunday, July 21

Site Tours 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Leave Your Mark: Oscar-Zero Anniversary poster giveaway All Day

Yard Games All Day

Paper Rocket Countdown Early Afternoon

Oscar Zero’s “Launch Pads” will be available for kids to build, design and launch their own paper rockets. Two compressed-air launchers will fire these paper rockets at altitudes of up to 200 feet!

Speaker: Warren Tobin 2:00PM

Former missileer Warren Tobin relates his experiences in the Air Force along with his role in the preservation of the Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site.

More Info: http://www.history.nd.gov/10anniversary/

Event Start Date: 07/19/2019 Event End Date: 07/21/2019

Time: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Contact Info

Rob Branting
701-797-3691
rbranting@nd.gov

Location Details

Location Name:
Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site

Location Address:
555 113 1/2 Ave NE, Hwy 45
Cooperstown, ND58424



Event posting from www.JamestownCalendar.com

2021-01-18