Old Flat lighter HQ BALLISTIC SYSTEM DIV NORTON AFB,CA

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  • Item Category: Fraternal, Political, Organizations
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 02, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

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MORE PICTURES BELOW MORE SPACE & AVIATION to come in the next 2 weeks .This auction is for an used Japanese Flat advertising lighter from around the mid 1960 s.It has a rocket or missile leaving the earth with an atomic or nuclear symbol in the enamel.Back has HEADQUARTERS BALLISTIC SYSTEMS DIVISION NORTON AFB,CALIFORNIA.A lot was going on at this Air Force Base during that time (SEE BELOW) . More Space and Aviation to come. SOME HISTORY: In 1966, Norton AFB became the home for the 63rd Military Airlift Wing, providing airlift and food services to worldwide air and ground combat units. Headquarters for the Aerospace Audiovisual Services (AAVS) was also established at Norton AFB in 1966 to provide audiovisual services to the Air Force and all Department of Defense agencies. Norton AFB also has housed numerous tenant organizations, including Air Force Inspection and Safety Center Headquarters; Air Force Audit Agency Headquarters; Military Airlift Command Non-Commissioned Officer Academy-West; and Headquarters and Ballistic Missile Organization (ESI, 1982). The base was selected for closure by the Base Realignment and Closure Commission in 1988 and closed on March 31, 19941994, however Detachment 10, Ballistic Missile Organization,

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