The report outlines highlights of the Armed Forces Day, including attendance, media, and the parade lineup. The theme of the day was "Power for Peace." The report includes news clippings, a Redstone Arsenal welcome brochure, and photographs of the festivities in downtown Huntsville and at Redstone Arsenal.
The tank on the left is labeled "V-2 Alcohol Container," while the tank on the right is labeled "V-2 Liquid Oxygen Container." On the far right of the photo is the "V-2 Propulsion Unit." In the background are various businesses, including P. M. Woodfin Cotton, Anderson Clayton & Co. Cotton Buyers, and First National Bank.
A note on the back of the photo reads, "Cocktail Party for legislature at time Huntsville wanted Research Park & Institute for university." From left to right: Mrs. Foster Haley, Mrs. Milton Cummings, Wernher von Braun, Maria von Braun, Roscoe Roberts, Ryan DeGraffenried, and Milton Cummings.