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The former Strategic Air Command alert center at Eaker Air Force Base in Blytheville
Tourism

Arkansas Delegation Files Bill to Recognize Cold War Museum

The legislation would officially recognize the museum in Blytheville as the nation’s National Cold War Center. read more >
Manufacturing / Tourism

Steel Companies Donate $1M to Cold War Museum

Nucor Steel Arkansas and Nucor-Yamato Steel Co. each donated $500,000. read more >
Tourism

Ex-CIA Disguise Chief to Speak at Cold War Museum

Jonna Mendez co-authored "The Moscow Rules: The Secret CIA Tactics That Helped America Win the Cold War." read more >
Construction / Government & Politics / Tourism

Cold War Museum in Blytheville Gets $1.9M From State

The allocation, approved by the state legislature, comes in the form of a one-time distribution of restricted reserve funds to the state Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism. read more >
Clif Chitwood visits a Nucor Steel port on the Mississippi River. He has led economic development in Mississippi County since 2001.
Construction / Manufacturing / Nonprofits / Public Companies / Real Estate

Steel’s Accidental Sage Brings Jobs to Mississippi CountyLock Icon

The region's economic transformation wasn’t inevitable. Neither was Clif Chitwood’s career — and he'll be the first to tell you. read more >
The Air Force base's front sign was featured on a 1960's postcard distributed by the U.S. Air Force.
Tourism

The Cold War Hot Again, Blytheville Moves Ahead with Museum Plan

Cold War nostalgia is in full swing, leading some to forecast success for Blytheville's efforts to transform the former Eaker Air Force Base into a Cold War museum. read more >
The Air Force base's front sign was featured on a 1960's postcard distributed by the U.S. Air Force.
Tourism

Backers Aim for Tourism Takeoff at Blytheville Air Base

Backers of a proposed Cold War museum at the former Eaker Air Force Base in Blytheville see the project as a centerpiece of historic attractions that dot northeast Arkansas. read more >