Our Condolences to Joe Perkins

We extend our sincere condolences to Joe Perkins (TAC Missileers Executive Director), whose wife Sarah, passed away on September 15th, 2015. Joe has asked that the following statement be placed on the website. September 15, 2015 Today we lost a loyal and hard working missileer (Miss Sarah) who always loved …

2015 Reunion Yearbook

David Derain (TAC Missileers Secretary) has made arrangements to have a 2015 Orlando Reunion Yearbook made available to all who are interested. Yearbooks can be ordered: Now – Download the following form, complete it, and mail it along with your payment to the address indicated. At the Reunion – Order …

2015 Reunion Attendees

August 19th, 2015 The 2015 TAC Missileers reunion is rapidly approaching.  If you have not already done so, now is the time to submit your registration information and make your hotel reservations.  (Click here for registration form.) Reunion Dates: Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 Thursday, October 29th, 2015 Friday, October 30th, 2015 …

2015 Reunion Banquet Dress Code

August 5th, 2015 From: Max Butler Sent: Wednesday, August 5, 2015 To: Russ Reston Subject: 2015 Reunion Reminder Russ, getting dress code for the banquet questions.  You might add to the web that it is casual, dress slacks/shirt.  No Levis or shorts. Thanks, Max Probably a little too ‘overdressed’ for …

2015 Reunion Reminder

The 2015 TAC Missileers reunion is rapidly approaching.  If you have not already done so, now is the time to submit your registration information and make your hotel reservations. Reunion Dates: Wednesday, October 28th, 2015 Thursday, October 29th, 2015 Friday, October 30th, 2015 Reunion Location: Embassy Suites Orlando – International Drive/Jamaican …

Mace B – Idenheim, Site VIII (Bitburg AB, Germany) Blueprints

  Two blueprints (dated August and October 1960), issued by the “UNITED STATES ARMY CONSTRUCTION AGENCY, GERMANY,”  and titled “STANDARD T/M LAUNCHING FACILITIES.”  The blueprints are courtesy of Bernhard Gross, Trier, Germany (via George Mindling, author of U.S. Air Force Tactical Missiles – 1949-1969 – The Pioneers). Note: To review the …

Congress Passes Law Creating ID Card for Veterans

Jul 08, 2015 | by Bryant Jordan Congress has approved the creation of a veterans’ identification card, making it easier for veterans to prove military service without having to produce a military service record or some other valuable document. The House had already passed the bill in June and sent …

Information Request from John Bordne

From: Joe C. Perkins (Executive Director – TAC Missileers Corp.) Sent: Thursday, May 28, 2015 To: Russ Reston (Webmaster – www.TACMissileers.org) Subject: Re: Help with validating historical events Russ would you put the request on the website. Joe Note: The following information is not sponsored or endorsed by the United …

Important Reunion Reservation Info

Note: Please use the 2015 Reunion Registration form found on the website, not the one that was included in the recent newsletter.  Driver’s License / Date of Birth information is needed for people going on the Cape Tour. If you are going on the Cape Tour and have already submitted …

2015 Reunion Musings by John Gibbs – Addendum

March 17, 2015 The following 2015 Reunion “musings” addendum has been submitted by John Gibbs (1st PBS – Bitburg 1953/56). Please note: These are John’s thoughts / comments, not necessarily those of the TAC Missileers Officers / Organization. TAC MISSILEERS REUNION 2015 ADDENDUM TO PREVIOUS “MUSINGS”, BY JOHN GIBBS It …

Reunion “Jam” Session

February 22nd, 2015 Anyone interested?  If you are, please advise Max Butler (maxandlois05@gmail.com). From: Max Butler Sent: Sunday, February 22, 2015 To: Russ Reston Subject: Reunion “Jam Session” Russ, One of our members has asked if there are any guitar players in our group. He is bringing his guitar to the …

Info Request – Eugene P. Reed

February 7, 2015 Eugene P. Reed’s daughter (Donna Reed Hollingsworth) is looking for information about his military service. It is believed that he served in Korea with the Matador program. If you can assist, please contact Donna at darbydonna@yahoo.com. Thanks Date: Sat, 7 Feb 2015 To: George Mindling   (U.S. …

Orlando Eye

The Orlando Eye observation wheel, which is now piercing the Orlando skyline, is set to open in spring 2015. With its sheer size, it is already attracting attention. From: Max Butler Sent: Thursday, February 5, 2015 To: Russ Reston Subject: Re: Website Russ, If you would and could, please put …

2015 Reunion Registration

The 2015 TAC Missileers Reunion will be held in Orlando, Florida Wednesday, October 28th Thursday, October 29th Friday, October 30th Embassy Suites Orlando – International Drive/Jamaican Court 8250 Jamaican Court Orlando, Florida, 32819 (Click here for hotel information) If you will be attending the the Reunion, please download the registration …

Dues Reminder

January 8th, 2015 There are quite a few members that have due’s due for 2015. Please contact me if you have any questions about your dues status. Thanks, Max Butler (maxandlois05@gmail.com) https://www.tacmissileers.org/dues-info/

2015 Reunion – Hotel Info

The 2015 TAC Missileers Reunion will be held in Orlando, Florida (see below for details). Wednesday, October 28th Thursday, October 29th Friday, October 30th Embassy Suites Orlando – International Drive/Jamaican Court 8250 Jamaican Court Orlando, Florida, 32819 Thursday, January 8th, 2015 Hello Russ, Traveled to Orlando Mon. and met with …

2015 Reunion Musings by John Gibbs

December 17, 2014 The following 2015 Reunion “musings” have been submitted by John Gibbs (1st PBS – Bitburg 1953/56). Please note: These are John’s thoughts / comments, not necessarily those of the TAC Missileers Officers / Organization. TAC MISSILEERS 2015 ORLANDO REUNION Orlando now being the location decision for the …

2015 Reunion Update

December 12, 2014 Because of the very high expense that would be associated with holding the 2015 reunion in Boston, and tallying all the votes and reading all the comments, pro and con, the decision has been made to hold the 2015 reunion in Orlando, Fl. This decision was based …