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17 entries were found in Mar_Apr_2000.
Date: 2000-04-26 00:00:00
Name: Michael H. Johnson SR SFC, MPC (USA Ret)
Remarks: How come the Military Police Corps is not represented as support. Each Herc Battery had a MP platoon. I was with Battery A, 2d Battalion, 56th Air defense Artillery 1977-1981.
Webmaster's Note: Michael served as a 95B40 Military Police Platoon Sergeant from Oct 77 to Apr 81 at A/2/56 ADA in Germany.
Date: 2000-04-25 00:00:00
Name: Bill Shaw
Remarks: Looking for anyone in Nike Ajax and Hercules Support that supported us at the Bristol,RI Nike site between 1956 and 1963.
Bill Shaw - ex SP/6 radar and computer tech.
Date: 2000-04-24 00:00:00
Name: Mark Zajac
Remarks: White Sands part of 1983 & 1984. Used Nike-Herc tracking system for weather balloon telemerty.
Date: 2000-04-23 00:00:00
Name: A.C. Wolff
Remarks: Glad it was never necessary to use force in resolving the issues of deterance !!! I'd believe no matter, how much "power was available? it would have not prevented a tragdey. Perhaps histroy someday will find a reason for the war that never was.. "the Cold 1..? for now? it's an interesting site.. (have you seen ? Miltary parade?? the russian vershion.. todays aromor, at a very "reasonable price?? it's the only thing that worries me?? the sale of weapon's and to who they go?
Date: 2000-04-14 00:00:00
Name: James G. Smith
Remarks: Just checking in to see if any old friends were on the roster for HHB (DSP) 5th Missile Bn, 6th ADA. I trained as 23N20 at Redstone Arsenal and served from 11/69 to 8/71 as a Sp-4 at the small airstrip in Hoppstadten, outside of Baumholder. We were just down the strasse from the 98th General Hospital base at Neubrucke. Does anybody remember "Happy Valley", the "12:31 Club" or the "Ordnance Bomb" painted on the flor of the old hanger building? How about the "Four Daughters", "Dindorfs" or "Hoehn's Gasthaus"? Do you remember riding on "Old Smokey" to Saarbrucken or Frankfurt? Did you drink the "Ratzenputz" as an initiation to DSP 5/6?
Date: 2000-04-14 00:00:00
Name: Edward Paul Cox
Remarks: Out of curiousity, I did a search on ARADCOM. It was a pleasent surprise to view the results. I enlisted in the Army in July of 1962 and served three years in the Detroit-Toledo (B 2 517th) and Milwaukee(A 3 59th) areas. Will be spending more time browsing the information online and hope to contact some of the good people I met.
Webmaster's Note: Edward served in Detroit, MI at B Bty. 2nd Msl. Btln. 59th Artly, with an MOS of 179.0 and a rank of E2 from 10-62 to 12-62 and in Milwaukee. WI, at A Bty, 3rd Msl. Btln., 59th Artly Bgd. with an MOS of 179.1 and rank of PFC from 1-63 to 7-65.
Date: 2000-04-05 00:00:00
Name: Zenus M. Fleming
Remarks: Stationed at Battery'C' Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland as a Sentry Dog Handler from April 67 to Sep 68, better know as "Flip". That base is now a training center for the local police departments and is certainly not as impressive as it was in the late 60's. A lot of the guys names slip my mine as time moves on but I hope you all are well.....Good memories, Flip
Date: 2000-04-04 00:00:00
Name: Robert Kowalski
Remarks: Just surfed in. When I was a boy many years ago (approx 1970's) in Scotch Plains New Jersey, I use to play in what I was told was an abandoned Nike missle base located in the near by hills. When was this operational and for how long? The parks and recreation of Union County have now placed a horse stable where the launch area was located. Thank for any info.
P.S. I was a SP4 in the Military Police, 1978 to 1982.
Date: 2000-04-02 00:00:00
Name: JAMES MADISON BRIGHT III
Remarks: WAS AT REDSTONE FROM JAN. 1965-APR. 1966 FORT WAINWRIGHT. 166TH ORDANCE CO. GM DS NIKE HERCULES. APR 65-OCT. 67.
Date: 2000-03-25 00:00:00
Name: Mike Wadsworth
Remarks: Great website. As my son prepares to go into the Marines in July, I am reminded of my service as a draftee from June,72 thru June,74. I was headed for Ft. Hancock after basic, but ended up serving 20 months at HHB, 16th ADA in Highlands, NJ. Sorry to hear there is no trace left of the HQ on the hill. I'll not be able to visit there with my son, however the pictures take me back.
Webmaster's Note: Mike served in Highlands, NJ, 16th ADA HHB with an MOS of 16H and rank of SP-4 from Oct 72 to Jun 74.
Date: 2000-03-24 00:00:00
Name: Travis Allen
EmailAddress: tallen firstname.lastname@example.org
Remarks: Would like to hear fome anyone who was stationed at this base frome 1956-1959.
Webmaster's Note: Travis served in Fairfax VA with Btry. D, 1st. Msl.Bat., 71st.Art. as a msl. crwman and rank of sp4 from nov. 1956 to april 1959.
Date: 2000-03-19 00:00:00
Name: Kevin Huelsenbeck
Remarks: Always Happy to Hear from anyone. Specifically looking for Thomas Cook and "Toole" Lynch and Jim Saunders.
Date: 2000-03-18 00:00:00
Name: Gary H. Addams
Remarks: I was in the Nike Hercules Missile System from 1965 through 1972. Trained at Redstone Arsenal Alabama as Nike Test Equipment Operator & Repairman (22L20). Served in the 166th Ordnance Company in Alaska and the 30th Ordnance Company in Korea. Spent most of my 8 years as an Instructor at the Missile School at Redstone Arsenal.
Date: 2000-03-17 00:00:00
Name: Daniel E. Marcy
Remarks: Served Nike Hercules MOS. 22M/22G Redstone Arsenal, Alabama Co B, Sch Bde., USAMMCS as Instructor 1967-1969, 524th Ord Co, 1st Bn, 43 FA, 87th ADA, Ft. Richardson, Alaska 1969-1973. Again Instructor Duty MOS. 22M/22N at Co. B, Sch Bde., Redstone Arsenal 1973-1973 then retired. Assigned Reserve in Secondary MOS 68H. Was a Raytheon Field Engineer teaching MOS. 46D IHAWK in Theran, Iran 1974-1977. I have now been retired longer than I served on active duty, 26 Years.
Date: 2000-03-11 00:00:00
Name: Jean-Marie Verheyden
Remarks: I was 2nd Lieutenant in the 51 Belgian Air Force unit in Blankenheim -Germany. I remember long hours waiting the enemy with some good men of the 43rd USA Artillery Detachment in 1987.
All my respect goes first to Captain Stephen B. Grant who helped me to get several jobs after my military service tour. He wrote me a letter of recommendation. Thanks. Good souvenirs of : Patrick W.Callins-Oregon; Scott Jones-Texas; Lorenzo ?...
Webmaster's Note: Jean-Marie served in Blankenheim, Germany from 12/86 to 09/87.
Date: 2000-03-11 00:00:00
Name: Robert James Luke
Remarks: IMOS 22F20,&22U20-1967-1969.
Webmaster's Note: Robert James served Painesville, Ohio with an MOS of 22F20 and rank of E-3 from May, 67 to Jan, 68. He also served in Germany at Dallau with MOS of 22F20 and rank of E3-E4 from Feb, 68 to Jun, 68 and in Grossaxenhiem, as a 22U20 and rank of E4 from Jul, 68 thru Jul, 69.
Date: 2000-03-09 00:00:00
Name: Chet Kowalec
Remarks: I served at Battery "C" 4th 4th 26th Artillary Group in Kingston, Washington, from 09/58 to 05/61. I'd like to hear from anyone who served there.
Webmaster's Note: Chet served with a rank of Sp4.