Accession Number: C.2017.170.1
Dimensions: 6 ½ in X 9 ½ in X 1 in
Dimensions (Metric): 15.24 cm X 22.86 cm X 2.54 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Lt. Col. Brande H. Walton
MISSILE ALERT LOGBOOK belonging to United States Air Force Captain and Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Nuclear Launch Officer, Brande Walton. The front of the logbook is light blue with black printed text: "MISSILE | ALERT | LOGBOOK " and two images of launching missiles. The book has a spiral binding at the top.
Brande Walton's logbook records precision nuclear control alerts beginning May 30, 2001. Notable is the page for alert No. 12 dated September 11, 2001. Written description: "American Terrorist Attack againt [sic] Twin Towers and Pentagon. Malmstrom AFB under Force Protection Delta. Rest Status not authorized. 24 hr shifts with previous crew for 4 1/2 days. Rest status is authorized in middle of day one. New schedule until Sep 23. 4 days on, 3 off. (24 hr alert in capsule, 24 rest status upstairs at MAF, 24 alert, 24 in MAF). Relief crew upstairs. Exercise cancelled. Weekly checks changed to monthly."