When the Air Force Came to Town: The 787th Radar Squadron at Chandler, MN, 1951-1969


Rural and Regional Studies Fellow, William Palmer, will present on Thursday, December 8, Noon to 1:00 p.m. in SS 230. His presentation will explore how and why the Cold War came to Southwest Minnesota in the form of the 787th Radar Squadron. It will discuss the mission, operations, and impacts of the former Chandler Air Force States and its relationships with the surround rural communities.

Science and Technology 203
Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State Street Marshall, MN 56258
Phone: (507) 537-6226
Fax: (507) 537-6147

Last updated: March 21, 2006