Santa Rosa Island

Santa Rosa Island

by Sid Segler This article is not sponsored or endorsed by TAC Missileers Corp. or the United States Air Force. All views and opinions expressed are those of Sid Segler. INTRODUCTION The document which follows is an excerpt from a book currently in progress.  The book expresses the trials and tribulations as…

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Excalibur and Crew

Excalibur Mace-B Launch (photo courtesy of Charlie Smoote)

From: Charlie Smoote Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2011 To: TAC Missileers Subject: Excalibur I was rummaging through my stash and found some pictures of Excalibur and crew. Excalibur (King Arthur’s Sword) was a TM 76B that was launched (circa 1962) by an Instructor Crew from the Tactical missile School at Orlando.…

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Air Force Armament Museum

Air Force Armament Museum

Max Butler, Jerry Brenner and Frank Roales recently met at the Indiana Military Museum in Vincennes, IN to discuss restoration plans for the “Wildwood” Mace. Jerry was kind enough to share photos of their inspection, a few of which can be found below. Jerry also shared photos taken during a…

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Mystery Matador Crash…?

April 6, 2011 Was it an early design “YB-61 Matador,” “Navy Matador” or a “Regulus” variant?  No conclusive identification has been made. See the bottom of this page for the most recent updates. Thanks, Russ January 18, 2011 Can you help? A suspected Matador crash site was recently discovered on…

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Koza/Goza (Okinawa) Today

Okinawa

From: Trevis Moss Sent: Sunday, March 13, 2011 11:13 AM To: TAC Missileers Subject: TAC Missileers “Contact Us” Submission – Koza/Goza (Okinawa) Today For you Kadena Kats, see what Kadena area looks like today. Go to http://road.s25.xrea.com/hwy330.html. This is now the main south to north route past Kadena. These pics…

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