Brian C Rogers
Brian C ‘Buck’ Rogers served in SAC for 12 of his 22 years in the US Air Force. He pulled alert first as a Titan II deputy missile combat crew commander, crew commander, and evaluator in the 390th SMW. After graduating from pilot training, he returned to the SAC alert force as a B-52 copilot, aircraft commander, flight commander, and instructor pilot in the 9th BS. From there he was selected to be a member of the Strategic Weapons School initial cadre. During Operation desert storm he flew 27 B-52G combat missions, including 25 as flight lead/mission commander. He flew the B-52H four more years in Air Combat Command, two as a squadron operations officer and two as squadron commander. Rogers has more than 3,200 hours (121 combat) in the B-52. He authored USAF Flying Unit Designations Since 1978, and co-authored a book on the B-52G/H.
- Klaxon! : Strategic Air Command Alert during the Cold War Author