Whiteman Minuteman Missile Site in Knob Noster, Missouri

At the Whiteman Air Force Base in Western Missouri, you can tour the only Minuteman II Missile control facility in the state that was not shuttered after the Cold War

From 1964 until 1997, Missouri was home to 165 Minuteman II missile sites. The Whiteman Air Force Base was one of the command centers, controlling 10 Intercontinental Ballistic missiles. In the 1990s, an international arms reduction treaty led to the missile sites being phased out, sealed, or destroyed. Most of the silos...

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