“Miss L” Restoration Continues

May 17, 2012 “Miss L” restoration continues… Position of the mount cradle and tail mount have been verified! From: Frank Roales Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 To: Russ Reston Subject: Miss L Russ: Members of the Indiana Military Museum, Jerry, Max, his son and myself put in another very productive …

Remember What Your Pay Was?

May 5, 2012 Do you remember what your military pay was? As an E4, often my pay didn’t last the whole month.  Thankfully, I lived in the barracks and was able to eat at the chow hall… Here’s an interesting link that was brought to our attention by Joe Molinaro …

“Wildwood” Mace (aka “Miss L”) Update

April 26, 2012 The restoration of the “Wildwood” Mace, by the team at the Indiana Military Museum (www.indianamilitarymuseum.org/) in Vincennes, IN continues. Here’s the latest update.  (Note: During the restoration, the missile has gained a new nickname – “Miss L”). From: Jerry Brenner Sent: Thursday, April 26, 2012 To: Frank …

Teracruzer with Missile Plastic Model Kit

April 9th, 2012 Just learned from George Mindling that Revell has reissued their 1/32 Teracruzer with Missile Plastic Model Kit.   From: George Mindling Sent: Sunday, April 08, 2012 To: Bob Bolton; Russ Reston Subject: Revell 1/32 Teracruzer with Missile Plastic Model Kit Just an FYI… Revell has reissued the …

Cape Canaveral Tours

March 27th, 2012 Cape Canaveral tours will now run every Wednesday and Thursday.  See below for the latest tour info submitted by Dick Beal. Call 321-494-5945 or 321-494-5933 for reservations and more information. From: Dick Beal Sent: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 To: TAC Missileers (Russ Reston) Subject: USAF Cape Tours …

Help Needed – Matador Launch Photos

March 7th, 2012 Do you know when and where these Matador launch photos were taken? The missile tail numbers are 40045, 40053 and 40065. Two of the original photos were marked “1959” on their back. The third was marked “1960”. If you can help, please send Russ an email.  Thanks! …

San Diego Reunion was a Big Success

March 3, 2012 Just thought I’d post this info where it can be easily found… Based on all the smiles in the Reunion Photos, everyone had a great time. We are looking forward to seeing y’all at our 2013 Reunion in San Antonio, TX! Russ San Diego, California – October …

Veterans Benefits

Here’s a helpful link that details the Federal Benefits that are available to Veterans, Dependents and Survivors United States Department of Veterans Affairs Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors 2011 Edition (click here)

38th TMW Reactivation – 1985 to 1990

January 25, 2012 Dave Maas Hahn AB – 586th TMS (1964/66) I am prompted to submit this article on the reactivation of the 38th Tac Missile Wing after realizing few of our Tac Missileers are aware that their old unit did live on to see another Tactical Missile at Hahn. …

Patches – 6555th ATG and 1st PBS / TMS

From: Max Butler Sent: Thursday, January 19, 2012 To: Russ Reston Subject: Patches Russ, Have had guys asking about these two patches in the past.  Decided to make them available.  Maybe you could put them on the web. Max

Contact Info – Corino, Robertson & Stewart

January 7, 2012 We’ve lost touch with the following TAC Missileers.  If you know how to contact them, please send the info to Max Butler or Russ Reston. Thanks! Carl Corino Crystal Beach, Florida Robert L. Robertson Aurora, Colorado John M. Stewart Fernandina Beach, Florida