White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy (holding hat) walks to a podium, following his arrival at Redstone Army Airfield, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama. Commanding General of the U.S. Army Missile Command, Major General Francis J. McMorrow, walks right of President Kennedy; Director of the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), Dr. Wernher von Braun (center), and Military Aide to the President, General Chester V. Clifton (partially hidden), walk behind the President. Also pictured: White House Secret Service agents, Gerald A. “Jerry” Behn, Rufus Youngblood, Frank Yeager, and Dave Grant. President Kennedy visited Redstone Arsenal as part of a two-day inspection tour of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) field installations.