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Welcome to the Online Air Defense Radar Museum. We hope you enjoy your visit, and that we have contributed a little something in the name of those who served.  Gene.

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2000

03/27/2000 00:00:00

Name: Phillip E. Koerper
Email: pkoerper AT jsucc.jsu.edu

Would like to hear from anyone who served at Freising (604th ACW) 1960-1961 OR AT Giebelstadt 602nd ACW)1961- Jan. 1963. Knew some really great guys and had some really good times. It was an honor to serve with them! Phil


03/26/2000 00:00:00

Name: J.D. Owens
Email: jdowens AT kornet.net

24th Norad - 79-80, 81-82 709th - 80-81 AWACS - 82-86 ABCCC - 86-88 NATO AWACS - 88-91 ABCCC - 91-93 Keesler Technical Training - 93-99 607th ASOG, Korea 99 - ?


03/26/2000 00:00:00

Name: Leon C. Gall
Email: lc.gall AT gateway.net

Good work!! Please keep it up!


03/25/2000 00:00:00

Name: Paul F. Coutu
Email: thecoutus AT the-spa.com

The call sign at 662nd AC&W in Brookfield , OH was Gasbag during my stay 1955-1957. Thanks!!


03/25/2000 00:00:00

Name: Ed Crofoot
Email: ecrofoot AT newnorth.net

Ref. 3/14/2000 Aron Allen I believe DORA was 602nd at Giebelstadt


03/24/2000 00:00:00

Name: David Graf
Email: David J opcon AT AOL.COM

Served at the 794th AC&W Site, Cape Newenham Alaska, Marh 53 to March54 would like to hear from any of the guys stationed there at that time. Thank you


03/23/2000 00:00:00

Name: David J. Graf
Email: David J opcon AT AOL.COM

interested in 794th AC&W Personnel that served that site from March 1953 to March 1954. Thanks


03/21/2000 00:00:00

Name: Harry Palek
Email: hplawn AT aol.com

Call sign of the 656th when we were at Schenectady General Depot was Rocky Road


03/21/2000 00:00:00

Name: RON WEIDNER
Email: RonWei AT aol.com

I served in the United States Air Force from 1956-1960, there I was a 27350A manual radar operator, serving with the 613th AC&W Squad. Site #42 Northern Japan and also at the ADCC in Misawa, Japan. In 1959 and 1960 I became a 27350B Instructor in the SAGE Computer Systems at Keesler A.F.B. Biloxi, Mississippi.


03/21/2000 00:00:00

Name: JAMES C. AVERY
Email: JAvery4207 AT aol.com

I was at the 654th ACW GCI at Brunswick NAS, Maine Dec. 1950 to March 1951. Then to Caswell AFS, Maine with 766th ACW Sq. Then overseas where I served at Site 34, Shiriya Saki, Honshu, Japan. We were an early warning site (ANTPS-1B), with the GCI at Misawa Air Base. I would love to hear from any of my old buddies. Jim Avery


03/21/2000 00:00:00

Name: Jim Kenny
Email: jkenny47 AT aol.com

I was a radar operator 1966-70. was stationed at Murphy Dome, Texarkana , Richards-Gebaur and last at Makah afs. Texarkana and RG both closed soon after i arrived! drop me a line if you were stationed at any of these places. Murphy was remote, sort of, enjoyed that the best.


03/21/2000 00:00:00

Name: ALICE ANN BRENNAN (LAMBOTT)
Email: BRENNAN AT HI-LINE.NET

ITS NICE TO HAVRE, MT ON THE MAP. BETTER ON LINE THAN ON A REAL MAP. ANYONE SERVE AT HAVRE AFS, MT IN 1965?


03/17/2000 00:00:00

Name: dave matteson
Email: blumssgr AT aol.com

Just a reminder as noted in my previous e mail -- Call Sign for 739th Wadena MN was RIP-RAP according to my brother Paul who was 303 there 52 - 54.


03/16/2000 00:00:00

Name: Harry Palek
Email: hplawn AT aol.com

I was a radar tech at the 656th in Schenectady and Saratoga Springs. I wonder how many techs out there have had any eye trouble as a results of their career.(1950 to 1952)


03/16/2000 00:00:00

Name: Dan Grady
Email: EDan AT aol.com

Call sign for Rockville AFS in 1956-57 was Skybird. Universal call sign was Star Gazer at that time.


03/15/2000 00:00:00

Name: Bill Galvin
Email: wsgalvin AT aol.com

Great Site, it brings back a lot of memories, long forgotten. Served with the 710th AC&W Squadron, Tin City Alaska from Sept. 58 to Sept 59. Had the privilege of serving with great officers & NCOs. Regarding call signs ours was Dragnet. Others I recall were Lambert (NE Cape), Romance (Cape Lisburne), Levi (Galena), Skidoo (Ladd), Windmill (Unikleet). I also recall the call sign of Drum Stick for the Navy P2Vs that used to fly ice patrols up through the Bering Straights. We had great fun keeping the Migs out of Ulen off their backs. Those Navy pilots earned their money. Also served with the 635th AC&W at McCord in Tocoma Washington & the 3208th Test Group, Eglin AFB. I would love to hear from anyone who served at these Sites during the late 50s. Does anyone know the where abouts of a great old friend, Nick Bradshaw who was stationed at Cape Lisboune Sept 58 - Sept 59. Gene and Tom keep up the good work, you dont have any idea how much it means to all us old veterans. Thanks for everything.


03/14/2000 00:00:00

Name: Aaron Allen 551AEWC, 931ACW(P)
Email: nancy.l.allen AT worldnet.att.net

Still need 2 know who DORA & POWDER were in late 50s..Anyone remember? They were in EADF...Tnx! [Nice recent changes on- site, Gene!]... NNNN


03/12/2000 00:00:00

Name: Daniel
Email: sandtrout AT juno.com

Have really enjoyed the new web page on the 623rd - hope someone out there can send some pictures of Det. 4 - Okino! Still checking in to this site daily! I read all of you 5 by 5!


03/11/2000 00:00:00

Name: Lawrence L. Porter
Email: llpa AT worldnet.att.net

Hometown: Carthage, MO assignments: Ellsworth AFB 1955 Havre AFS 1956-1958


03/11/2000 00:00:00

Name: Ed Crofoot
Email: ecrofoot AT newnorth.net

Enjoyed your site . I saw some familure names while looking over all the msgs. I was with the 602nd AC&W at Giebelstadt in 57& 58. Then went back to Keesler 59 &60. I then joined Bendix and was a Site Rep at the 777th AC&W at Klamath.CA Retired from Bendix in 1991. Looking for anybody who may have served with me at the 602nd.


03/10/2000 00:00:00

Name: James Turner
Email: bturner AT ezol.com

Medals of America has a Cold War Commemorative Medal and a Overseas Service Commemorative Medal,thier wedsite is www.usmedals.com . It looks good in your display case. Im looking for a patch from the 932nd AC&W Sq. which I served in from 2-70 to 2-71, I have yhe new patch for the 932nd AC Sq its just not the same. Gene, I receivied my membership card, Thanks, keep up the good work!


03/08/2000 00:00:00

Name: Edward Franklin
Email: edmarinc AT access1.net

Trained in AC&W (scope dope) and served at 705th King Salmon AFS, Alaska 10/57-10/58; 823rd Geiger Field AFS, Spokane, Wa 10/58-10/59; S.A.G.E. @ McChord AFB, Tacoma, Wa 01/60-05/61. Basic in Lackland; AC&W techschool in good ol Biloxi, MS; and SAGE @Dickie-Goober, KC,Mo. Great site and keeps in limelight those of us who dedicated many lonely and cold nights staying vigilant of the skies for our families to peacefully sleep. The internet and sites like this have been a boon to those of us looking for lost and/or forgotten friends/acquaintances with whom we served. I welcome any communication with anyone I served with or anyone who served at the same bases as I. Looking for pictures and/or writings of these duty stations.


03/07/2000 00:00:00

Name: Bernie Webb,Reunion Chrm 903rd AC&W Sq.
Email: bwebb AT sullybuttes.net

The 1955-1968 USAF 903rd AC&W-Radar Sq. of Gettysburg,S.D. 57442 will hold their 2nd reunion on July 6-8,2001 at Gettysburg,S.D. with the local American Legion and VFW organizations and clubs acting as co-sponsor and co-host along with the Gettysburg area Chamber of Commerce... 307 East Commercial Ave. Gettysburg,S.D. 57442 Glad to hear about this web site today...Bernie Webb, Chrm. and USAF 57-61


03/07/2000 00:00:00

Name: Frank Palcher
Email: fpalcher AT swbell.net

The call sign for Tonopah(866th) was Del Vista. The call sign for Madera(774th) was Shady Lady. The time frame for these call signs was 57 thru 60. Frank Palcher


03/06/2000 00:00:00

Name: Roger Andrews
Email: andrewsrf AT navair.navy.mil

The call sign for the 720thAC$W Middleton Island Alaska was CASUALThe Co when I there in 60-61 was Major Lebsock and the first shirt was David R. Littlehale....Any old 720ty folks out there sent me an e-mail,I would love to here from you...


03/06/2000 00:00:00

Name: Bill Knightly
Email: billk AT continet.com

Thanks for posting pics of Campion AFS(743 AC&W), I was there from 76-77. It was a misrable year but someone had to do it!


03/05/2000 00:00:00

Name: Dan Grady
Email: EDan AT aol.com

For your list: MTI Moving Target Indicator


03/04/2000 00:00:00

Name: Andrew J. "Skip" Sobien, CMSgt (Ret)
Email: ssobien AT micron.net

I was the Comm-Electronics Maintenance Superintendent at one of the two last (I believe) CONUS blue-suit maintained radar sites. I was at Port Austin AFS, MI, Calumet AFS MI was the other. Ray LeGrande was the maintenance superintendent at Calumet. I left Port Austin, closed, in Dec 1988. - Skip


03/04/2000 00:00:00

Name: Bob Fitzgerald
Email: WAYN AT Aol.com

Browsing through and enjoying the information and photographs. I have some really old photos of the original base and radar equipment (1952-53). If you are interested contact me at above email. Thanks for your work on this project.


03/03/2000 00:00:00

Name: Terry Doiron
Email: mapa AT whidbey.net

637ACW 1957/1961


03/03/2000 00:00:00

Name: Roger Andrews
Email: andrewsrf AT navair.navy.mil

I was stationed at the 663AC&W Sqdn,Lake City Tenn.from Mar 58 until Nov 60.Lake City closed in Nov 60 and I was shipped to the 720AC&W Middleton Island Alaska.The old 663rd call sign was TWIG and later changed to sweet sue.I was at the 701AC&W Ft. Fisher NC,from Nov 61 until August 63 and then retrained into data processing retired in 1978.


03/03/2000 00:00:00

Name: John Pounds (LB)
Email: jpounds AT angeloonline.com

To the collector of call signs: 750th AC&W Sqdn. Boron Calif. Was Dooley in 1954. 669th AC&W Sqdn. Santa Rosa Island Calif. was Rip Rap in 1956.


03/02/2000 00:00:00

Name: Art Vogel
Email: ABird2438 AT Aol.Com

Would like to become a member,please tell me how! Thank you for a job WELL DONE Art Vogel


03/02/2000 00:00:00

Name: Ray Walker
Email: Orangee123 AT aol.com

TWO veterans have signed on here leaving incorrect or dead e-mail addresses. I would like very much to get in touch with them. 1. Albert J. Pollen, 4/19/99 2. Kenneth W. Henson, 11/15/98 Please get to Ray Walker ASAP. , or 865-932-3111. Reunion rapidly approaching.


03/02/2000 00:00:00

Name: Jim Racicot
Email: jroscoe AT libby.org

Yaak AFS 9/57 to 7/59 -- Geiger Field 7/59 to 6/61, Helped closed Yaak, Install gap filler, remove gap filler. Birkenfeld AFS Germany Supply dude.. Tech supply


03/01/2000 00:00:00

Name: LEE R SMITH
Email: LSMITH9700 AT AOL.COM

HAVE ENJOYED BROWSING THRU ALL THE MONTHS GUESTBOOKS, HAVENT FOUND ANY NAMES THAT I RECONIZE BUT HAVE HAD A GREAT TIME JUST LOOKING. CANT SAY THAT I ENJOYED THE DUTY LOCATIONS BUT I CAN SAY I ENJOYED THE PEOPLE I SERVED WITH. THANK YOU FOR YOUR EFFORTS IN MAINTAINING THIS SITE.