CPS Camp Number 103

CPS Camp Number 103

Technical Agency: Forest Service


CPS Camp No. 103, a Forest Service base camp in Missoula, Montana operated by Mennonite Central Committee in cooperation with the Brethren and Friends Service Committees, opened in May 1943 and closed in April 1946. Men in the unit, highly trained, parachuted into rugged country to put out forest fires; in down times they performed prevention work.


  • Location: Huson, Montana | Opened: May 1943 | Closed: April 1946