Family of Wilmer Adam Anderson visits Arnold AFB

The family of the late Wilmer Adam Anderson, an AEDC concrete laborer, visited Arnold Air Force Base on Nov. 16 to see the memorial outside the Administration and Engineering Building that is dedicated to individuals who have lost their lives in service to AEDC. Anderson was among four AEDC team members who tragically lost their lives in an accident Dec. 17, 1962, at the J-4 liquid rocket test cell. Pictured left to right: Chris Warner, operations chief of AEDC Public Affairs; Julie Gesell; Bridgette Boner; Melissa Gesell; Marilyn Anderson Morton; Danny Anderson; and AEDC Commander Col. Cain. (U.S. Air Force photo by Deidre Ortiz)

PHOTO BY: Deidre Ortiz
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