Photo ID Help Requested

Andy Hernandez and Jerry Purcell (Matador Launch Officer; “B” Flight Hahn; late 1950’s) are looking for help in identifing people in this photo. Can you help? If so, please send an email to Andy Hernandez. Click on image to enlarge. April 23, 2010 Ray Isaacs and Lee Kyser both recognized …

Action Needed to Fix TRICARE

Week of April 12, 2010 www.military.com/military-report/action-needed-to-fix-tricare As of April 1, 2010, Medicare and TRICARE payments to physicians were cut by 21 percent. TRICARE is currently continuing to process claims without applying the reimbursement reduction. When Medicare declares new reimbursement rates, TRICARE will take 30 to 60 days to change business …

Mace Model by Aurora

From: Robert Bolton Sent: Saturday, April 10 To: Russ Reston Subject: Mace Model by Aurora Just found this on eBay.  Might be interesting to put on the TAC Missileers web site when you get time.  It is for those missile folks still really looking for a Mace model.  With 6 days …

Mace B Test Launch

Mace B (TM-76B / CGM-13B) Test Launch on 31 October 1962 Camp Happiness – Cape Canaveral Photo submitted by Don Dysart (Kadena, 823rd TMS, 1963/65) U. S. AIR FORCE PHOTO Air Force Missile Test Center Photographic Laboratory Operated by RCA PL-62-79768   10/31/62 CCMTA MACE Launch, Test 4226. UNCLASSIFIED Click on …

Vietnam Moving Wall

The Vietnam Moving Wall will be visiting Hamburg Township, MI, from July 8th through 12th. If you will be in the area, please add it to your list of ‘things to see.’ From: Tim Lewinski Thursday, April 01, 2010 To: Joe Perkins Subject: Vietnam Moving Wall Joe, I am part …

601st TAC Control Sq.

30 March 2010 We recently received input from TAC Missileer Marty Spargo advising that website failed to mention the 601st Tactical Control Squadron, headquartered at Rothwesten, Germany. The 601st TCS served USAFE, 17th AF (38th TMW) and 4th ATAF (Allied Tactical Air Force). They manned Operating Locations and using MSQ-1A …

Matador Videos

George Mindling and Bob Bolton have contributed the following videos for display on the website: Matador in Europe AMLO – Annual Missile Launch Operations Be sure to ‘check them out.’ Thanks, George!  /   Thanks, Bob!

Reunion ‘Walk-In’ Video

George Mindling has contributed his 2009 Reunion ‘Walk-In’ video for display on the website. The video was created for the 2009 TAC Missileers Reunion in Dayton, OH – July 16th through July 18th. Be sure to ‘check it out.’ 2009 Reunion ‘Walk-In’ Video Thanks, George!

TM-76C Model by Hawk

Just received the following query (via George Mindling) asking for information on assembly and painting of a TM-61C model made by Hawk? Can anyone help? If you can, please send an email to Russ Reston.  Thanks! Subject: Martin Matador TM-61C Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 To whom it may concern, …

Help Needed – Photo Id.

Art Gust, our TAC Missileers Historian needs help identifying the photos shown below, so that they can be sent to the Museum of the Air Force in Dayton, OH  for preservation. Can you help?  Do they look familiar? As much information as possible about the photos (who, what, when, where, etc.) is needed …