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In Memory Of Col. Frederick Meiwald

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 18:13:03 -0400
Archived: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 18:13:03 -0400
Subject: In Memory Of Col. Frederick Meiwald

Source: Frank Warren's UFO Chronicles



Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Former Nuke Missile Commander, Colonel Frederick Meiwald (Ret)
Passes Away at 70

Editor's Note =96 Colonel Frederick Meiwald (Ret) succumbed to
cancer on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. Amongst his many accolades
was a 28-year career in the Air Force, in part as a Missile
Combat Crew Commander (MCCC), serving with Bob Salas. We salute
his service to our country as well as his courage in
corroborating the incident where 10 nuclear missiles under his
charge (Oscar Flight, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana) became
inoperative during reported UFO activity over the launch control
center (LCC) in March of 1967. -=96FW

In Memory Of Col. Frederick Meiwald
By Bob Salas

Col. Fred Meiwald passed away in early August, 2012 after a
battle with cancer. I knew Fred only during brief periods of his
life but he is someone I won=92t soon forget. This remembrance is
to honor a good friend and a man of character.

I first met Fred in 1966. We became linked up as a Minuteman I
missile crew in October of that year, passing our evaluation
with high scores. In fact, Fred and I were one of the top rated
crews in the 341st Strategic Missile Wing, Malmstrom AFB,

=46rom our first meeting, it was clear to me that he was a highly
intelligent and dedicated officer. He had already served on
missile crew duty with the Atlas I missile; working closely with
him for nearly a year, I can attest to the fact that he was a
consummate professional when it came to our duties as a missile

Fred was with me at Oscar flight during our 1967 encounter with
a UFO that disabled all ten of our missiles. I have documented
that event in Faded Giant. Later that year, I became a crew
commander and Fred was bumped =91upstairs=92 to the Wing Command
Post and we sort of lost track of each other.

[More at site... thanks to Robert Hastings for the lead]

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