Officials launch new Air Force community Web site

(submitted by Julian Esposito) Release No. 12-05-09 Dec. 9, 2009 Officials launch new Air Force community Web site by Master Sgt. Stan Parker Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs WASHINGTON (AFRNS) — Air Force officials have launched a new Web site to meet social and informational needs of Airmen, …

Cold War Veterans Tribute – TAC Missileers

November 11, 2009 I (Joel Fanelli) received this newsletter from my local congressman regarding Cold War Vets and thought it might be worthwhile in passing along. (Congressman Israel was the keynote speaker at the October 03, 2009 salute to the Cold War Vets at the Airpower Museum in Farmingdale, NY) …

TAC Missileers Newsletter Milestone Reached

September 12th, 2009 Bob Bolton A TAC Missileers Newsletter milestone has been reached! All past TAC Missileers Newsletters, from the very first issue in 1999, Volume 1 Number 1, to the latest edition are now online and available for you to read or download and print. The newsletters were converted …

Member Info Needed

August 31, 2009 Please help!  Do you know the Email address for any of the people listed below?  If so, would you send it to Russ Reston? We are currently trying to verify the contact information that we have on file for our active members (e.g., address, telephone, email, etc.). …

U.S. Air Force Tactical Missiles 1949 – 1969 The Pioneers

George Mindling (71st TMS; Bitburg) and Bob Bolton (887th TMS; Grünstadt) have recently finished their book U.S. Air Force Tactical Missiles 1949 – 1969 The Pioneers.  Description: The U.S. Air Force Tactical Missiles, 1949-1969, The Pioneers offers the rich, fascinating history of the first surface-to-surface tactical missiles of the U.S. Air Force, …

“Missileer” Poem

The “Missileer” poem was first read to the TAC Missileers by Lois Butler at the 2007 Tucson reunion.  At the 2009 Dayton reunion, Ray Lischka presented Lois with a framed copy of the poem, autographed by its author.   Once again, Lois with much feeling, read the poem to the TAC Missileers. Bravo Lois!  …

Dues Info Now Shown on Member Roster

August 6, 2009 Thanks for keeping your dues ‘up to date!’ TAC Missileer Corp. relies on them to meet ongoing expenses (e.g., newsletters, website costs, applicable charities, etc.), as well as any expenses that are incurred while planning and organizing our biennial reunion activities. Per the vote taken at the …

2011 Reunion will be in San Diego

August 2, 2009 “California” here we come in 2011. I want to see all you guys out West get ready to come to San Diego in Octuber 2011 for the 6th reunion. I fought hard to get it out to the West coast, so don’t disappoint me with a low …

The Dayton Reunion Was A Success!!!

We had a great time.  Lots of fun renewing old friendships and making new ones. Many thanks to Joe & Sarah (Perkins), Max & Lois (Butler) and Zito (Esposito) for all their efforts towards making the reunion such a success.  Bravo! August 1, 2009  — Reunion photos continue to be added to …

Google Map Coordinates – Hahn AB & Sembach AB

Longitude/Latitude Coordinates for Hahn AB, Germany I have attempted to describe how these areas were/are utilized since the MACE system left Hahn in 1966. For those folks who use Google Earth, these coordinates will allow them to zoom down to see the sites/areas as they are today. Posting these on …