Information for Walker AFB, NM

Latitude: 33-18-34 N, Longitude: 104-32-54 W

Call Sign(s): Sonnyboy, Priestly


Perm ID Sage ID JSS ID Unit Location Early
Equip.
Final
Equip.
Oper.
Date
Inact.
Date
Notes
M-90     686 Walker AFB, NM "MPS-7, MPS-14"   1955 May-63 The cantonment area was on the main base east of the runways, and the radar site was west of the runways.
M-90A       Orla, TX FPS-14   Sep-57 Dec-60 Gap-Filler Annex. Facility (minus radar tower) is still extant.
M-90B       Santa Rosa, NM         Gap-Filler Annex. Building is still extant. Radar equipment (likely) was never installed. However, diesel generators reportedly were installed.
M-90B / M-95F       Sierra Blanca, TX (FPS-14 planned)       Gap-Filler Annex. Building has been removed.
M-90C       Carlsbad, NM ** (FPS-14 planned)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** In early ADC plans, but never was built
M-90D       El Paso Gap, NM ** (FPS-14 first planned, then FPS-18)       Gap-Filler Annex. ** In early ADC plans, but never was built.

Current Use: The cantonment area is still extant, now used by the physical plant crew of the Eastern New Mexico University - Roswell (ENMU-R). The former Walker AFB itself is now the Roswell Industrial Air Center.

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