2013 Dues Reminder

As the year 2014 is almost upon us, I am asking all TAC Missileers members who are delinquent on their 2013 due’s (60 out of 397 active members) to please pay their dues ASAP. We, of course, rely on member dues to conduct our day to day business, especially the …

Matador Dimensional Drawings Wanted

  Les Smith is looking for Matador dimensional drawings. If you can help, please contact him directly. Les Smith – ltsmith39@gmail.com   From: Les Smith Sent: Monday, September 16, 2013 To: Joe Perkins Subject: Matador Joe I’m building a 3d print of the matador and was wondering if there was any dimensional drawings. Les …

Only 15 Minutes To The Atomic Strike

From: Robert Bolton Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 Subject: Only 15 Minutes To The Atomic Strike It is with the kind permission of Stefan Bünttner and Klaus Stark, co-authors of “Nur 15 Minuten bis zum Atomschlag” [Only 15 Minutes to the Nuclear Strike] that we are able to post on …

Matador Radar Set / Radio Set Restoration

If anyone can help, please contact John Hornkohl at TFS Technologies, Inc. (505-856-1480) directly.  Thanks!!! From: Joe Perkins (TAC Missileers Executive Director) Sent: Thursday, August 15, 2013 To: Russ Reston Subject: FW: Matador Missile Shelters Russ can you put this on the web site for anyone that can help the …

Okinawa Missile Site Dismantled

Note: Reposted from Ryukyu Shimpo (http://english.ryukyushimpo.jp/2013/05/31/10452/). Link provided courtesy of Jon Mitchell, a Welsh-born writer based in Japan (http://www.jonmitchellinjapan.com/). 8/14/2013 Tim Lewinski (874th TMS) has advised that this is the former Mace Site 3 and that a Hilton Resort is planned. http://english.ryukyushimpo.jp/2013/08/10/11160/

2013 Reunion – Quick Update

The 2013 TAC Missileers Reunion is rapidly approaching. We are looking forward to seeing everyone in San Antonio!!! Wednesday, September 4th… Registration Day  — Welcome to San Antonio! Pick up your reunion welcome package upon arrival at the Hyatt Regency Riverwalk Relax and reconnect with old friends.  No specific activities …

Hyatt Rooms Available for Sept. 7th

The Hyatt Regency San Antonio has just advised that they have rooms available for the night of Saturday, Sept. 7th at the TAC Missileers rate. Click here for information about hotel reservation for the 2013 TAC Missileers Reunion. If you encounter trouble with reservations or anything pertaining to the hotel, …

Operation Sunflash Plaque – 1956 (eBay Item)

From: Robert Bolton Sent: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 To: Russ Reston Subject: Ebay Item May Be Of Interest To Some Folks In Our Membership Russ, I found this on eBay. Might be of interest to the Matador folks and possibly others. Please post. 1956 vintage USAF 69TH TACTICAL MISSILE SQUADRON …

Standard Aircraft Characteristics – Matador

Original Source: National Museum of the Air Force (Historical Section) 1100 Spaatz Street Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433 Courtesy of: Ryan Crierie (Silver Spring, MD) Standard Aircraft Characteristics Archive www.alternatewars.com/SAC/SAC.htm B-61 Matador — Click on desired document — B-61A Matador CS – 12 January 1954 B-61A Matador CS – 12 January …

Standard Aircraft Characteristics – Mace

Original Source: National Museum of the Air Force (Historical Section) 1100 Spaatz Street Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433 Courtesy of: Ryan Crierie Silver Spring, MD Standard Aircraft Characteristics Archive www.alternatewars.com/SAC/SAC.htm   TM-76/MGM-13 Mace — Click on desired document — Mace A – CGM-13B Mace CS – August 1963 Mace A – …

TM-76A Launch Area Operations Tech Manual

Technical Manual Launch Area Operations Missile And Aerospace Ground Equipment Maintenance Crews NCOIC USAF Series TM-76A Guided Missile T.O. 21-TM76A-1-2 Courtesy of Robert Scott (586th MMS Hahn) Click on image to view. Loads slowly (259 page PDF file).

Faller TM-61 (Matador) Model Kit

May 28, 2013 Anyone interested in obtaining a Faller 1/100 Martin Matador Missile Model Kit? From: Robert Bolton Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 To: Russ Reston Subject: Faller TM-61 up for Either Bid or Buy-it-now Hi Russ I found this on eBay and thought you might like to post it …

TM-76 Mace – Robins AFB

April 2, 2013 We’ve received a couple queries about the CGM-13 Mace that used to be displayed adjacent to I-75 near Warner Robins AFB, Georgia.  Bob Wildrick investigated and learned that it has been moved to the military equipment boneyard in Tucson, Arizona. Our thanks to Bob for the update! …

Registration – 2013 San Antonio Reunion

The 2013 San Antonio Reunion is rapidly approaching and it is time to submit your reunion registration! Registration and payment are requested at your earliest convenience. Please note: They must be received by Max Butler absolutely no later than July 15, 2013. You can download the registration information / forms …