Radomes Guestbook V3.0
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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Prior months' guestbooks:
Name: Aaron V. Allen
Name: Wolfgang Schidler
Looking for an old buddy, James J. Boismier, T/Sgt at Pruem, germany, does anyone have an idea ?
Name: Dick Konizeski
Any of you old Blaine AFS troops recall Fred Schafer, around the 65-68 timeframe? He was a good baseball player and swimmer, and was probably an A1C, in the 24 tower, I think. He and Ann lived off base in Birch Bay. He was from Richland, WA. I'm unsure where he was prior to his assignment at Blaine, but we were together at Keesler in radar maintenance most of the year of 1964. Shoot me an email if you can recall anything about him. He got out after 4 and resided in the Vancouver area, and just recently passed away, so I'm working up a TAPS entry for him, and want to know where else he was stationed other than Keesler and Blaine.
I've just been looking through all the AEW&C, AC&W, picket ships and BMEWS sites that were around during the 50s-60s. I just don't believe that the average civilian in this country realizes just how much he/she was shielded from an air attack. Has satellites replaced all of these functions? I'm not sure I feel quite as safe with the satellites as I did with the manned radar units in operation. Billy Brooks AC&W radar maintenance 1961-65
Name: Vance V. Coats
I'm still working on old radar stuff,even after forty years.
Name: Gale Burton
I now am retired and have been since 1972. I was with the 765 Radar Sqdn in Charleston Maine for 3.5 years. In Greenland with a AACE sqdn for a year and saw the BMEWS site being built there. What fun. Was whih a Radar Sqdn in Homestead Fla. Loved it all Wish I could go back. I didnt work on Radars, ( FPS-6 & FPS-8 ) I was a radio maint person, but learned a lot about radae while there.
Name: Ron (Sheriff) Nottingham
Kudos to You Gene and all the fine folks who support your efforts. Great Job! I love this Museum! I have had the pleasure of working with some great, dedicated people in air defense. I can see the faces but sometimes can't recall all the names. Now I can search your listings. Keep up the great work.
Name: Bob Furrer
Outstanding site - Memories of Adair AFS - 9416th ARS out of Eugene, OR training visit of "Big Bldg." Inerestingly enough, returning from my Korean tour in '55, returned to the UofO and lived in Sederstrom Hall, one of the old WWII Army Camp Adair barracks buildings. Also visited Naselle and Neah Bay radar sites in Feb '58 as InstllEngr with 25th AD out of McChord AFB - those two sites sure beat te hell out of my old remote radio (FM) relay sites in Korea.
Name: Robert Reeves
Name: Jim Spencer
I was stationed at Murphy Dome,AK 1969-1970 I was in search radar - OK a "scope dope". Guys usually called me "Spence". I remember Col.Thompson and especially Col.Looney.and short,stocky baldheaded buck sgt we called "Buddah". I thinks I have some photos somewhere . Love to hear from anyone that was there at same time.
Name: Ken Anderson
Name: Gary Jacobs
I got this in an e-amil and cannot vouch for it's truth, though it sounds plausible. You readers decide ...
Name: Robert Reeves
OPHEIM, MT. 779th! My father was John Reeves, radar maintenance. We were all over the world on different assignments but the one that stands out in my mind is Opheim, Montana, the 779th Radar Squadron from 1967-1970. Boy howdy! If you have ever been in/to Opheim during the winter months then you know what I'm talking about. It sure is nice to go back there though with the click of a button on radomes.org. I even found the 606 AC+W in Doebraberg,Germany! AWESOME! Thanks guys.
Name: Lawrence A. Burns
Great site after all these years I just did a quick search and what a great find. I was a scoop dope for 4 years 1968-1972 I was stationed at Custer AFS Mich 68-70. Murphy Dome 70-71 and Syracuse71-72. Headed back to Alaska next year to check it all out again.
Name: Herk Randall
Time flies when you're having fun. I just can't believe it was 38 years ago yesterday that I left for Monkey Mt. Viet Nam. May 31 1969. Actually I thought I was going to Dong Ha but was diverted to Monkey Mt. when I got to Danang.