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PERSONNEL OF THE 551ST AIRBORNE EARLY WARNING AND CONTROL WING AND THE 551ST AIR BASE GROUP AT OTIS AIR FORCE BASE, MASSACHUSETTS, WHO WERE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE MISSION SUPPORT TO THE  “SUPER CONSTELLATIONS” AND THEIR FLIGHT CREWS WHO PERFORMED RADAR PATROL MISSIONS OVER THE NORTH ATLANTIC. THOSE  MISSIONS COULD NOT HAVE BEEN ACCOMPLISHED WITHOUT SUPPORT FROM NUMEROUS SPECIALTIES SUCH AS SECURITY POLICE, MEDICAL, SUPPLY, PERSONNEL, FOOD SERVICE, MAINTENANCE, FUELING, FIRE RESCUE, TRANSPORTATION, ETC. [USAF photograph provided courtesy of Jesse E. Pruden]

  A.J. Northrup