Newsletter is in the mail

Just a ‘heads up.”  Hardcopy of the November 2016 TAC Missileers Newsletter was mailed to all active members on November 16th. From: Max Butler Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2016  To: Russ Reston Subject: Newsletters Russ,   you might let everyone know that newsletters have been mailed as of yesterday. mailed …

Newsletter 18-1 Reply

From: Al Mac Elrath Sent: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 To: TAC Missileers Subject: Re: 2016 TAC Missileers Newsletter (18-1) TAC Missileers In your latest edition of your news letter you asked “Do any of you know of or recall an explosive or blast warhead that was available for installation in …

Veterans Day Discounts – 2016

Many companies and restaurants will be offering discounts and deals to veterans and active-duty military personnel on Veteran’s Day (November 11th).  Here’s a partial list and a link where you can find more info. http://militarybenefits.info/veterans-day-discounts-sales-deals-free-meals/   2016 Veterans Day Free Meals, Discounts, Sales and Deals   Publix As a small way …

1st TMS Zippo – eBay

From: Robert Bolton (TAC Missileers Newsletter Editor) Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2016 To: TAC Missileers Webmaster Subject: RARE VINTAGE 1950-1957 ZIPPO “GUIDED MISSILE UNIT”/1ST TACTICAL MISSILE SQUADRON Interesting 1st Tac Missile Squadron Bitburg item on eBay. Might be interesting to some of the real old or old members of our group. …

Hochspeyer Munitions Storage

Munitions storage for Sembach Air Base’s (Germany) Mace missiles was done at the Hochspeyer Munitions Storage Area.  This facility continued to be a US Air Force armament storage area until it was shut down in 2007 as Ramstein AB consolidated it’s munitions storage. Ed Bradish thought it might be of …

Info Wanted – Kadena 1966

July 29, 2016 Info request from TAC Missileer Dave Coats.  I’m trying to verify the exact date, in December 1966, that Jayne Mansfield performed at the Kadena Airman’s Club. Attendance at that show was the first time my wife to be, Keiko, and I went out together and the fiftieth …

Newsletter Material Wanted

July 23, 2016 Hey TAC Missileers Members, Hope all is well with everyone. I’m in pretty good shape, for a old guy. I have a request from all of you. As you all know we used to send out newsletters every quarter, but due to insufficient material coming in from …

Museum of Avation

Mace & Matador photos taken at the Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins AFB in Warner Robins, Georgia, courtesy of William Rinker.  (Thanks Bill!) From: WILLIAM RINKER Sent: Monday, July 4, 2016 To: webmaster@TacMissileers.org Subject: Mace pictures Hi Russ, I took these pictures on June 13th outside of the Museum of …

Dayton Mini-Reunion

We are getting close to the deadline of June 1 to sign up for the Dayton Mini-Reunion, July 7-8, 2016. We currently have 36 people signed up. It will be great to get the exclusive Restoration tour on Friday, and the fun of getting together with fellow Tac Missileers over …

2017 Reunion Poll

When should the 2017 TAC Missileers Las Vegas Reunion be held?  Please vote… From: Max Butler Sent: Wednesday, April 27, 2016  To: Russ Reston Subject:  2017 Reunion  Russ, would you please put something on the web regarding when everyone would like the reunion to be held in Las Vegas. I …

Reminder – 2016 Mini-Reunion

Just a reminder… The 2016 TAC Missileers Mini-Reunion is rapidly approaching. When: July 7 & 8, 2016 Where: Museum of the Air Force in Dayton, Ohio All TAC Missileers are invited to attend.  Registrations must be received no later than June 1, 2016. >>> Click here for more information. <<< REGISTRATION FORM  …

Website “Refresh” Complete

 I’ve just completed a website “refresh.”  While there has been no significant change to the site’s overall appearance, it should now display better when using mobile devices (e.g., tablets / smartphones). I’ve also linked the website to a new Facebook page.  This page will be automatically updated when new information is posted on …

TAC Missileers 2016 Mini-Reunion

TAC MISSILEERS 2016 MINI- REUNION AIR FORCE MUSEUM IN DAYTON OHIO JULY 7 AND 8, 2016   WE HAVE FOUND A HOTEL CLOSE TO THE MUSEUM: HOPE HOTEL AND RICHARD C HOLBROOKE CONFERENCE CENTER 10823 CHIDLAW ROAD, BLDG 823, AREA A, GATE 12A WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, OHIO  45433-5000 RESERVATION PHONE: 937-879-2696 …