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Welcome to the Online Air Defense Radar Museum. We hope you enjoy your visit, and that we have contributed a little something in the name of those who served.  Gene.

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07/29/2001 00:00:00

Email: mpschmitz AT

Did 25 years in ADC/NORAD in operations.Was in Labrador, 641st AC&W in 64/65. Houma,La 657 Radar Sqd 65/66. Lackland AFB, Tx 741 AC&W Sqd 66/67/69/70. Glad to see so many people checking out this web site. Prensently working in the only U. S. Customs Radar facility in America. If you want to see how far the state of the art radar has evoled, come pay me a visit here at March ARB. Would love to show it to anyone interested.

07/29/2001 00:00:00

Name: Clarence Moss
Email: LOuannmike AT

Very interesting information from the past.

07/28/2001 00:00:00

Name: Garth Wake
Email: gwake98042 AT

Great Site. I was stationed at 636th AC&W Squadron Condon, OR from 1951-1956 and 642nd AC&W Squadron and Pepperrel AFB, St Johns, Newfounaland 1956-1959. All my career 20+ years was in Security Police. My Wife is from Condon, Oregon and our Squdron (636th) has a Reunion there every two years - next August 2002. Would like to hear from anyone stationed at either location. Keep up the good work.

07/27/2001 00:00:00

Name: William Early
Email: volfan1 AT

Interested in contacting Airmen who served @Roanoke Rapids, N.C. in 1961-1962 or @Stephanville, Newfoundland in 1962-1963.

07/27/2001 00:00:00

Name: Jerry Long
Email: jerry_long AT

I came across your web site while looking for data on the old magnetron tube used in the FPS-6 Radar. I served in the Air Force at the 750th Radar SQ at Boron AFS California for 2 and a half years from 1966-1968 time frame. This sure brings back a lot of old memories. I reconized two names on the personell roster from the 750th. The photo take looking up the road from the highway reminds me of the time I walked down the road to hitchhike home to the Los Angeles area so many times during my stay there. It`s interesting that the place has been turned into a prison. Some of us used to think it already was. Jerry Long

07/26/2001 00:00:00

Name: Danny B. Wedmore
Email: danny.wedmore AT

26 years in AC&W Radar Maint (303X2), 1961-1987. Tiurs included 3625 TTG @ Tyndall, 743 AC&W at Cartwright Labrador, 702 RADS at Hunter AFB Ga, 678 ADG @Tyndall AFB, 303X2 instructor/instructor suprv @Keesler, 761 RADS @North Bend Or, OL-AD, Lake Charles AFS, and finally at HQ AFCS/AFCC @Sott AFB. Thanx for a great site, hope to contribute very soon in several ways.

07/25/2001 00:00:00

Name: Loretta A. Williams
Email: mamadoll AT

I have info on the base clean-up of the 753rd AC&W Sqdn. in Sault Ste. Marie. MI. Husband, Donald A. Williams, NCOIC of Operations, died of Luekemia, the base wells were full of contaminates, If you have a claim in at the VA and were stationed at the Sault, and you have one or another type of cancer,this report may help you prove your claim. Donald was stationed there from 1969 to retirement in 1974. I have not had a chance to look at all of the info in this web site but I plan to spend lots of time looking at it all, and I thank William Gabay for telling me of the site. Thanks for all the work and man hours for getting this all out for us to enjoy. Loretta Williams

07/25/2001 00:00:00

Name: Richard Morris
Email: Rich-Janice AT

I survived a winter at Fort Yuk. Just curious if anyone of the guys in the band, from 72-73, were seeing this page. If so, drop me an E-mail.Trying to catch up with `Doug` Douglas, Greg Shettlesworth, Pete Thome, or `Doc` Ward. Clerk/fireman/drummer Rich Morris

07/23/2001 00:00:00

Name: Gene Ducote
Email: 76043.2753 AT

Enjoyed `visiting`--lotsa work here. Congratulations to you!

07/19/2001 00:00:00

Name: S/Sgt Wallace E. Hutchison
Email: DHutch9160 AT

777th A.C.&W Sqdn. Klamath Ca. 1950-53 Radar operator/Radar tecnician.Korea 53-54.Training at Keesler AFB. I visited site in 1987. Appears to be FAA. In 50`s was FPS-3.

07/18/2001 00:00:00

Name: George W Huthmacher,III
Email: gwhuthmacher3 AT

I`m a retired TSgt, retired in Dec 1990, after 21 years as a 303X2 in AC&W Radar Maintenance. My last duty as a Radar Maintenance type was at the 701 RADS, Ft Fisher AFS, NC where I was the last NCOIC of the Height Tower there before the 701st Deactivated.

07/17/2001 00:00:00

Name: Leroy Blondeau
Email: hollowpoint AT

Was a weapons controler at 687th(NM), 747th(TX), 924th(Labrador)and 701st(NC)-1963-1967. Later went into the TACS in the Air National Guard. This is a fantastic site. The nostalgia is unbelievable!!! Great Job.

07/14/2001 00:00:00

Name: Charles D. Lewis
Email: aikilew AT

I was stationed with the 782nd Radar Squadron, Rockville Air Force Station, Indiana (30th ADIV)from 14 Sep 63 thru 30 Jun 66. I filled a one man (deep) position as AIC of Special Services (later called MWR). Rockville AFS is now owned by the Indiana Dept. of Corrections and houses a women`s prison. Only two of the original buildings remain standing. They are the motor pool (now gas station) and the SAGE operations building (now the recreation building). I departed Rockville for an assignment to the 776th Radar Squadron at Point Arena Air Force Staion, CA (26th ADIV) and remained there until November 1967,

07/14/2001 00:00:00

Name: Charles D. Lewis
Email: aikilew AT

Great site. I was stationed at Rockville AFS (1963-66)and Point Arena AFS (1966-67. Worked in (I was) Special Services

07/14/2001 00:00:00

Name: David Rising
Email: drising1 AT

Great site. Am locking this into my `favorites list` and will return when I can browse. I was stationed at the 932nd AC&W Squadron, Rockville, Iceland from 09/1962-09/1963. From there I went to the 648 Radar Squadron (SAGE) at Benton AFS, Benton, PA. I was there until 09/1966 and then went to the 621st Tactical Control Squadron, Nakom Phanom, Thailand.

07/12/2001 00:00:00

Name: William (Reed) Thomas
Email: reed01 AT

I served with 772nd AC&W Claysburg AFS Jan57 thru Oct58 934th AC&W H4 Iceland. Many good times, Many trying times. Best to all

07/11/2001 00:00:00

Name: Jim Trowbridge
Email: jtrow AT

Mt. Tam. 1955, Saglek 1956, Gettysburg 1957. Anybody out there?

07/11/2001 00:00:00

Name: Sam Beasley
Email: SamBeasle1 AT

Great site. Am old AC&W Radar Tech. Sites included Sundance Wyo., Blaine WA., Kume Jima Okinawa, SParrevohn AK. Spent alot of time in Radar Evaluation will try to find some interesting stuff and forward.

07/10/2001 00:00:00

Name: Alfred D Erdmann
Email: oklacnw AT

Kenneth (Ken) H. Kincade a radio operator on the 121s` had major stroke Sat. nite. Not expected to pull thru. Anyone who knew Ken at Otis and would like to send note of sympathy to family thru me. Take care friends. Al

07/09/2001 00:00:00

Name: Ernest L Baros
Email: ernieslug AT

to be back in montauk n.y.

07/09/2001 00:00:00

Name: William Thomson
Email: wjt AT

Fantastic work! As an Air Force vet, I can appreciate the effort it takes to gather the info needed to make this web page possible. Thanks for a look back and for bringing back some good memories

07/08/2001 00:00:00

Name: Arnold Hooper
Email: hoopa AT

Just checking in. Always looking for guys from Mt Tam 666th, Rockville Iceland 964th or McClellan 932nd. 1955-1958

07/08/2001 00:00:00

Name: Al Erdmann
Email: oklacnw AT

Was on TT-2 in 57-58 and at N.Truro from then until Sept 59, if memory serves me right. Thanks for putting all of this together, brings back alot of memories, some good, some sad. Thanks, Al

07/08/2001 00:00:00

Name: Vance V. Coats


07/08/2001 00:00:00

Name: Ron Dzuba
Email: zube AT

USAF 1959-1979, FAA 1979-80, USAF civil service 1980-1997. Closed down one of the last active sites run by the AF. Point Arena AFS, CA. Was there this past week and roamed the site. One caretaker left.Lots of good memories after 38 years in the game.

07/07/2001 00:00:00

Name: Richard Tanis
Email: rtanis AT

Was stationed at the 680Th AC&W Sq. Yaak. Montana 1955/56 776Th AC&W Sq. Point Arena, CA. 1957/58 Air Police K-9 Went to K-9 School, Fort Carson, Colorado in 56

07/07/2001 00:00:00

Name: george w. jacobs
Email: j5550 AT

just learned of this site from an old buddy. Iam a 303x2 spent 20 years from 1956 to 1976 all over us and alaska. will try to post some info later. geo

07/06/2001 00:00:00

Name: Jim Martin
Email: brit439 AT

I was in the USAF for June 65 to Jan. 69. I was at stationed a Battle Creek, Mi. Det. 2, 623rd. AC&W, Okinawa, Japan and 785th AC&W, Finley, ND.

07/01/2001 00:00:00

Name: Capt Billy Wade
Email: william.wade AT

Thank you for such a tremendous site. From 1974-77, my family was stationed at Bucks Harbor AFS (SAGE), Maine. With your site, I was able to see what became of that very special place (I was age five thru eight at that time). Nonetheless, radar must have gotten into my blood. I was stationed at Thule, Greenland (BMEWS) from June 97-June 98. Theres something about remote radar locations that make them special. Hopefully, one day (God willing) I`ll have an opportunity to command the Clear squadron (knock on wood!). Best wishes, Capt Billy Wade, USAF, Cape Canaveral AFS, FL.