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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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04/29/2009 00:00:00

Name: Ed Steele
Email: edkarst AT

Wow! What a great website! It brings back many font memories of military service in the '60's. Keep up the good work.

04/29/2009 00:00:00

Name: Mike Biersach
Email: mbiersach AT

I was stationed with the 616th AC&W on the Wasserkuppe, Germany from 1968 to 1971. I was just a kid and I have many fond memories of work and play at the "Kuppe". The most memorable is the Gross Flugtag in 1970. Niel Armstrong was there as guest for opening of the Segelflugmuseum. As Armstrong was driven off in a jeep, I was in the road and it stopped and I was able to shake hands with the first man on the moon. However, none of my photos tuned out well.
I was a Radar Maintenance Tecnician and enjoyed troubleshooting the numerous problems and cleaning hydraulic fluid off the Heigh Finder pedestal.
Prosit to your web site and to all that served on the Wasserkuppe.

04/27/2009 00:00:00

Name: Don Kulisky
Email: dkulisky AT

I was a civilian at Indian Mt. 4/1964 to 9/1964. I spent most of my time at bottom camp and a little time at top camp. I came there with friend Dick Coffey.

04/24/2009 00:00:00

Name: Mark Johanson
Email: mb.joh AT

I was stationed at 634 AC&W SQDN, Burns AFS,Oregon from 1962 to 1964. I was a 30454 (Ground radio maint.), A1C at the time. I attended an RCA factory school for the AN/GK

04/22/2009 00:00:00

Name: Neil (Couch) Hays
Email: nbhays AT

I was a radar operator from 1956 to 1960. I was stationed at McClellan AFB,
552nd AEW&C, 964th Sqd., Sacramento, Calif. from 1957 to 1959. Was transferred to the 922nd AC&W, Cartwright, Labrador from 1959 to 1960.
Would like to find other crewman from the above time period and duty stations.

04/22/2009 00:00:00

Name: Bill Bailey
Email: wbailey1962 AT

My father, Bill Bailey, was an Air Force radar operator from 1959 to 1963. His assignments were Lake City TN, somewhere in New Jersey, Savannah GA, and Gunter AFS. I would like to talk with anyone who knew him.

04/20/2009 00:00:00

Name: Phil Eisel
Email: eisel AT

Just found this great site. As a young E-2 radio operator (29350)I was stationed in Tripoli and Benghazi Libya from 1959-61 (633rd ACW Sq and Det 3 633rd Benghazi). I was also a DJ/radio announcer on Wheelus Armed Forces radio (weekends).

I was one of the troops sent to the 604th Comm Sq at Ramstein when the 633rd shut down, along with A/2C Ken Horn and SSgt Ron Hoffman.

In a later life I was the 552nd AACW executive officer at Tinker from Jan 80 to Dec 83 when I retired.

I remember Benghazi well. There are a million stories rivaling many MASH episodes, almost all involving drinking. I also remember an Ed Sullivan TV show (Toast of the Town) we aired on the Wheelus AFRTV station broadcast from Israel during one of Sullivan's trips there. The Libyans monitored our broadcasts (looking for references to Israel or the Jewish state)and shut us down as soon as it dawned on them (and us) where the show was coming from.

Great site, keep up the good work.

04/20/2009 00:00:00

Name: Wally Barber
Email: ewBarber AT

I was a radar oper. from June 1953 till Dec 1956 Stationed at Galena 2 Alaska ,Utopia mt Alaska from there a short time at 758 Neah Bay Wa endind up at North Bend Oreg 761st as a radar crew chief

04/16/2009 00:00:00

Name: Mike Gordon
Email: gordwoody AT

This site is comprehensive - you guys have done a great job.

04/08/2009 00:00:00

Name: Herk Randall
Email: herkster AT

I was in the 1837th E&I sq. That was after they stopped using GEEIA. If you remember it stood for Girls Enjoy Every Inch Available.

04/06/2009 00:00:00

Name: thomas meehan
Email: thomasmeehan AT

Am an old 2870th GEEIA troop,Hill AFB,Utah 1964-1968,and your site brings back many memories. spent many TDY days and nights working at AC/W sites from Montana to Idaho,Oregon,Washington,Hawaii,P.I.and Thailand. I have an original squadron patch that i can take a picture of and upload to your site if you would like to add it to your extensive collection.let me know where to send it. GREAT site keep up the good work. Tom Meehan 04/06/09

04/04/2009 00:00:00

Name: Carl A. Lindberg, Jr.
Email: cal1advise AT

Thank you for a trip down memory lane! Towards the end of his USAF career, Dad (Carl A. Lindberg, Sr.) was stationed at four AC&W stations:
1960-61 Sioux Lookout, Ont.CA/915th;
1961-63 Baudette, MN/692nd;
1965-66 Fire Island, AK/th; and,
1967-69 Blaine, WA/757th.
While small and in rural-to-remote locations these were Dad's favorite assignments, because I believe that they offered more focus on the mission and on fishing (which I still enjoy today). Of the four , only King Salmon was remote, so the family staid in the CONUS, except for me. I began my four year enlistment in the USAF with tours in Fuchu AS, Japan and Offutt AFB, NE as an intell type.
Sadly Dad passed away in FEB 2005. I'd like to hear from anyone that served with Dad over the years.
Carl Jr.

04/02/2009 00:00:00

Name: Mike Sowles
Email: msowles AT

I really enjoyed your website. I really like the photos of the radar sites.