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An Historic Journey from past to present

 

A flight engineer completes a pre-flight check on a helicopter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Sarah Post)

F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE --F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo – Like most things in the military, the 37th Helicopter Squadron has a long history stretching back to their arrival on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming.

During the construction of the Minuteman III ICBM system, civilian helicopters were contracted to shuttle working crews throughout the missile fields. The helicopters were so useful, it was decided that an active-duty helicopter presence would also be useful. At the tail end of the 1960s, the 37th Air and Space Rescue and Recovery Service, Detachment 10, arrived on base.

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