Don't Finish Third - A Cold War Story

Don't Finish Third - A Cold War Story recounts my 356 days serving in the Alaskan Air Command as a Morse code intercept operator for the 6980th Security Squadron.

Northeast Cape Air Force Base was built in the early 50's and decommissioned in the early 70's as part of the DEW line. I don't think anyone knew we were there or what we did, even the Soviets.

My Story tells, to the best of my recollection, what happened and how life was lived on an island by airmen dedicated to protecting the USA.

The base was dismantled and the pollution we caused was cleaned up in 2014.

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