Walker Air Force Base -- home base of the Enola Gay, following WWII; largest Strategic Air Command Base; home of Atlas Missile site.

Address:
1 Jerry Smith Circle
PO Box 4080
Roswell, NM 88201
Region:
SouthEast
Phone:
(575) 347-2464
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Gen. Kenneth Newton Walker Day

The Walker Aviation Museum Foundation is honoring Brig. Gen. Kenneth Newton Walker on this day. Gen. Walker was born in Cerillos, New Mexico. He was the namesake for the famous Walker Air Force Base in Roswell, New Mexico. The historical atomic 509th Bomb Wing was stationed at Walker. Walker was also home to the largest Strategic Air Command units during the Cold War. The New Mexico Historic Preservation Division and the New Mexico Department of Transportation will also be unveiling a new Historic Marker for Walker Air Force Base.

2:00 PM – 10:00 PM
City:
Roswell