1992 SAC Museum Cuban Missile Crisis Seminar Distinguished Attendees
Front Row (left to right):
Colonel Charles W. Kern (USAF, Retired), U-2 Pilot; Lieutenant Colonel Clyde B. East (USAF, Retired - deceased), RF-101 Pilot; Major General Patrick J. Halloran (USAF, Retired), U-2 / SR-71 Pilot.
Back Row (left to right):
Captain William B. Ecker (USN, Retired - deceased), F8U-1P Pilot; Mr. Michael Davis, SAC Photo Interpreter
Note: Airman First Class Davis sighted the Medium Range Ballistic Missiles (MRBMs) on trailers in the tracker film and thus, shortly after 3:00 pm on Sunday October 14th, 1962, he and Major Calvin B. Olsen were the first Americans to see the photographic evidence of Soviet Strategic missiles is Cuba.
THE MISSILES IN CUBA, 1962: THE ROLE OF SAC INTELLIGENCE (U) by Captain Sanders A. Laubenthal, 544 Strategic Intelligence Wing, Strategic Air Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska; May 1984