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Armed Forces Day Photos

 

1960's Photo Archive

 

The Second Decade of Celebration

 

This photo archive features pictures and documents relating to the establishment of Armed Forces Day, as well as pictures of AFD events in the 1960's. Click on the image to view a high resolution version of this photograph.


Where's Everybody Going

WHERE'S EVERYBODY GOING? - To see the "Power for Peace" show, as this poster advertises. (AFD-1960)

Drawing a Crowd

DRAWING A CROWD - A 2nd Infantry Brigade tank attracts a large audience at the Fort Devens, Mass., open house. (AFD-1961)

Drawing a Crowd

DRAWING A CROWD - A 2nd Infantry transportation helicopter attracts a large audience at the Fort Devens, Mass., open house. (AFD-1961)

Equipment Check

EQUIPMENT CHECK - Military families and guests visit a geophysics lab and learn about other military equipment at U.S. Naval Air Station Point Magu, Calif. (AFD-1968)

Equipment Check

EQUIPMENT CHECK - Military families and guests visit a geophysics lab and learn about other military equipment at U.S. Naval Air Station Point Magu, Calif. (AFD-1968)

Showing the Ship

SHOWING THE SHIP - U.S. sailor D.R. Gordon shows his Japanese counterparts how the tank landing ship USS Park County works during the Navy's Fleet open house activities in Yokosuka, Japan. (AFD-1965)

Lining Up

LINING UP - Japanese citizens wait for a tour bus to tour U.S. Naval Fleet activities in Yokosuka, Japan. (AFD- 1969)

Past and Present

PAST AND PRESENT - At Fort Devens,Mass., the public compares the Army cavalry's "old" transportation with the "new". (AFD-1960)

Past and Present

PAST AND PRESENT - At Fort Devens, Mass., the public learns how to cross a rope bridge. (AFD-1960)

Hit the Deck

HIT THE DECK! - A curious crowd explores the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal in Hampton Roads, Va. (AFD-1967)

Picture Pickups

PICTURE PICKUPS - Navy underwater demolition experts make one of 22 high-speed pickups near Roosevelt Roads, P.R., for actor Mike Douglas' television show. (AFD-1968)

 

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