Okinawa Photo Request (ASAP)

November 22, 2010 Okinawa photos wanted… Bill Horn has been selected by the Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) to represent the “Original Pioneers” of the 498th Tactical Missile Group, 873rd and 874th Tactical Missile Squadrons, in an historical documentary they will filming in and around Okinawa during December.  Bill, his wife …

Looking for Chuck Headlee

November 11, 2010 Subject: Chuck Headlee Date: Thursday, November 11, 2010 12:36 PM From: Larry Johnston To: Russ Reston Hi Russ, Just saw the note about Chuck and am so sad to hear of his passing. Chuck and I exchanged a lot of photos and stories of Oki in the …

Veteran’s Day Discounts

October 27, 2010 I just received the following information in an email.  I haven’t researched it, but assume that it is accurate and thought it might be of interest. Russ Reston   Veteran’s Day Freebies Restaurant Freebies Applebee’s Restaurant – Free dinners to veterans throughout Veterans Day November 11th; selections …

Looking for Okinawa Veterans

The Tokyo Broadcasting System, a major Japanese TV network, is currently working on a documentary program that will explore Okinawa’s history and the significant role that nuclear weapons played in East Asia, as a deterrent during the Cold War. As part of the program, they would like to include an …

Query – John Stewart

We just learned that the TAC Missileers contact information that we have for John M. and Barbara Stewart, formerly of Fernandina Beach, FL is no longer valid. If you know how to contact John, would you please send an email to Russ Reston? Thanks!

Wildwood Mace Update

July 22, 2010 Update on new home for CGM-13B SN# 59-4871 (Wildwood Mace) In order to keep Missileers “in the loop” concerning the “Wildwood Mace,” I (Frank Roales) submit the following: An Engineer’s drawing and model for the new Indiana Military Museum has been completed and the model has been …

Looking for Eugene W. Heverly

Max Butler received the following email from Doug Jones, requesting assistance in locating Eugene W. Heverly. If you can help, please send an email to Doug or Russ Reston.  Thanks! July 12, 2010 To: Max Butler (Treasurer and Membership Director) From: Doug Jones Message: Max: I have tried, but not …

Missile Badge Requirements

July 12, 2010 Some members have inquired about Missile Badge (aka Missileman Badge) requirements.  Joe Perkins was kind enough to provide the following information.  Thanks Joe! Note: See comments following the requirement descriptions. General Officers: Wear the basic badge, representative of the organization’s mission, upon entering a headquarters staff or …

Bitburg 71st TMS Inquiry

George Mindling received the following 71st TMS inquiry from Tom Coughlin. If you can help, please send Tom an email (or send the info to me and I will forward it to Tom). Thanks, Russ Subject: 71st TMS Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2010 From: Tom Coughlin To: George Mindling Mr. …

DD-214 Available On Line

May 25, 2010 We recently received the following input from Andy Holcombe advising that the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) can provide more than just DD-214s. Thanks Andy! I wanted to let you know about the site to retrieve military records if you don’t already know.  A number years ago …

‘Wildwood’ Mace

>>> ‘Wildwood’ Mace Photo Albums <<< July 22, 2010 Update on new home for CGM-13B SN# 59-4871 (Wildwood Mace) In order to keep Missileers “in the loop” concerning the “Wildwood Mace,” I (Frank Roales) submit the following: An Engineer’s drawing and model for the new Indiana Military Museum has been …