Note:  For privacy reasons, email addresses are not displayed.

Create a new Guestbook entry

Please enter the 4 character "Anti-spam" code in the box labeled CAPTCHA.
Fields marked with * are required.
Your E-mail address will not be published.
Your entry will be reviewed before it is posted on the website.
We reserve the right to edit, delete, or not publish entries.
1298 entries.
James F Harrison wrote on September 29, 2000 at 9:20 pm
Enjoyed going back in time
Bob Armbruster wrote on September 29, 2000 at 5:17 pm
Worked on the 'A' Bird guidance system. Took over as crew chief from Ken Collingwood - remember him, great guy. Also remember SMS Fournier and Tsgt Bill Thomas? My only problem is I can't remember the site number - I think it was 5. While looking through the e-mail notes I saw some great old names - Lyscik, Martin, Esposito, Maas, Wiese, Dahl, Ruiz, Glazer and Renninger (I thought I was the left fielder on that softball team). Anyone heard from Bayliss, Quatrochi, Putnam, Doi or Heymans? Remember Lautzenhausen and all those bars?
Bob Armbruster wrote on September 29, 2000 at 4:50 pm
Congratulations on having a great website. Since I missed the first two events, I am looking forward to the 2001 reunion in Orlando.
William A. Mell wrote on September 29, 2000 at 2:08 am
Thanks guys you really made my day. I have a lot of great memories of Germany, Bitburg & Sembach, the Air Force and the guys I was stationed with. I've been looking for a site like this for sometime. Today I received the Missileer News and decided to check the site out.
Ron Schwartz wrote on September 23, 2000 at 4:47 am
Hey !! Where are the guys from Site 6? Maybe a few names will help. Sosebee, Rittle, Capt. Duffy, Lt. Buskol (sp) Patchen, Richter, Finuf, Wilkens, Balleau, Valenti, Mueller, Ridge, Lowery, I could go on and on. Always ready to BS on the subject. Great Guys! Great Site!
George R Bennett, SMS, USAF,Ret wrote on September 10, 2000 at 4:20 am
3421st StuSqd, Lowery AFB, CO Nov 60-Feb 61 4504 StuSqd, TAC MSL, Orlando AFB FL, Feb 61-Sep 61 498th Missile Maintenance Sqd, Kadena AFB, Okinawa Sep 61-Jul 65
Hal Renniger wrote on September 1, 2000 at 9:45 am
Really great to see everyone in Grapevine, We need to get more 586th people there next year. Marty Dave and Chico all looked great. Someone please help me get a hold of Joe Ellis, he lives in Paliuyup (S) Washington. No Phone # or e-mail address that works. I was the left fielder for the award winning 586th softball team. and occasionally worked at site 6. Most off duty hours were spent in the 'Cave' in kirchburg. Raced micro midgets (#76)
Robert G. (Gill) Goering wrote on August 28, 2000 at 2:03 am
Went from Bitburg to Malmstrom AFB(Minuteman maintenance. Eventually was the Director of Contracting for the MX (Peacekeeper) Development and Deployment.
Kenn Smith wrote on August 21, 2000 at 11:48 am
I went through Guidance School at Lowry late '59 and early '60 then on to the 310th TMS at Osan. Anyone remember the 1960 shots from the old Northwest Air Base on Guam?
Norbert Koenig wrote on August 13, 2000 at 2:35 pm
How about that, this is great. Found you in the reunion section of today's (8-13-00) Newsday edition (Long Island, NY) placed by Julian Esposito. I was assigned to 589th C&G Sq. and 4504th MTW. Unfortunately I can't make it to Dallas due to other commitments. However, keep me posted for next year in Orlando. Sincerely, Norbert Koenig
Harry A. Bruno wrote on August 13, 2000 at 2:54 am
Wow, what a site, not to many 498th people but that's OK..... spent time in AGE, maint. and on Crews 26 & 31...... Sites 3 & 4. Been a LONG TIME !!! harrya
Donald Rhodd wrote on August 4, 2000 at 2:57 am
I was sent to Sembach in 1957. Relocated to Hahn after only 3/4 Months at Sembach. Was in Africa for 1958 shots. Anybody remember the bird that would not come down??? Was also TDY to Bitburg. Spent most of the time at Hahn with 586 C. & G. Sq. Det. #2 (Idarkoph). Was also north of Hahn back in the woods. After Det. #2 closed was sent back to Hahn and assigned to 586th Group and worked offbase in the underground building next to offbase NCO club. Really enjoyed all of my time in Germany. Any other Crypto Operators out there ?? Donald Rhodd
Bruce Hynds wrote on August 2, 2000 at 7:18 am
I was an Instructor in orlando. 1957-60
Alfred J .Chapkovich wrote on July 27, 2000 at 4:48 pm
J. D. Lewis wrote on July 18, 2000 at 2:42 pm
I was in the last clas to graduate from Orlando. I went to Korea where we deactivated the unit.
Fred Paine wrote on July 15, 2000 at 7:32 pm
My missileer time was spent at Hahn from Mar 60 thru Jul 63 mostly at site V. I have very fond memories of our generator room and the number of times those generators gave us all trouble. I recognized many of the names on the list and would like very much to see you all again. I'm planning to attend the Orlando reunion so put me on the list for two people. My e-mail address is: Thanks Joe and Gary for all your work in this undertaking.
Jack L. Oliver wrote on July 10, 2000 at 10:59 pm
Lots of guys I would like to see. Come to the reunion and lets get together.
Carl R. Orpurt wrote on July 10, 2000 at 8:05 pm
Worked launch and maintenance in both long and RFML. Last assigned to Site V Hahn, closed out in Sept 66.
Bill Holliday wrote on July 4, 2000 at 1:35 am
I was at Bitburg from 58 to m61 71TMS was in C flight launch was first crews at steinborn A flight was in Libya when thf missle burned We were awarded the first missle badges in Libya
Wim Vink wrote on July 1, 2000 at 10:41 am
Hi, GREAT SITE!! I'll be back 🙂 I really LOVE the Mace Missile and Teracruzer. Soon I will built a 1:32 model, based on the old Renwal (1958) kit. I have some information/documentation about this interesting weapon system. For your information. I have a big US Army Modeling Site with the name MIL-MOD: MIL-MOD has also 10 Newsgroups. Soon there will be on MIL-MOD a big historical article about the Mace/Teracruzer, incl. many photos. I hope you will have a visit. Thanks from Holland, Wim Vink
David Wren wrote on June 22, 2000 at 2:41 am
Guidance Mech at Sembach from June 64 until Oct 66. Was on crew at Grunstadt most of tour. Cochran, Hal Kern, Bob O'hara were crew chiefs. John VanHouten Mech 2. Jim Knapp was a maintenance officer (Lt.). I have seen him here at Peterson AFB, I believe he recently retired here also (O-6). Thanks to J.P. Esposito for letting me in on this site.
Walter L. Perdue wrote on June 18, 2000 at 2:33 pm
Was stationed at Hahn AB from 1960-1964. I was with the 586th unit. I worked at site VI as an AGE Repairman. Would like to hear from fellow workers, please call (843)634-7779. Look forward to hearing from you.
Bill Simpson wrote on June 13, 2000 at 6:30 am
Hahn: Apr60-Jul63 Bitburg: Jan67-Jul69
William F. Rowe Jr. wrote on June 8, 2000 at 11:44 pm
looking to see some familiar names on the list and see them in the not to distant future. i have seen a few after almost 40 years and it warms my heart.
Ken Cooper wrote on June 7, 2000 at 8:56 pm
Hi, Joe, Love the site and the information it contains. Especially love the Editor's Staff. You are doing a good job with this site. Thanks for keeping me informed. Enjoy the reunion! God bless, Ken