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18 entries were found in May_Jun_2000.
Date: 2000-06-28 00:00:00
Name: Keith Kane
Remarks: Hiya guys,
I served at homestead afb from 72-74 right in everglades natl.park. Lived in Homestead off post with some off the best people I ever met. Ashley Byrum from Whites cross N.C., Ken Higgins from NYC (sgt.pooh) Mike Casper NYC. And my brother of another color Earnest Heard from Hotlanta. From there I was sent to Hardheim (hard times) Germany to finish my time. Thinking of Stanley Greyson (gravestone) Franklin Faircloth from Georgia, Eugene (meatball) Desgranges from Rhode Island. You guys read this e-mail me and say hi. Oh yeah cant forget Ortiz (pineapple) from Hawaii.
Date: 2000-06-24 00:00:00
Name: Teddy L. Hall
Remarks: Great site. Pleased to find your site & view the many that have signed in. I served with Btry. "A", 3rd. Bn., 61st Arty., Loring AFB, Limestone, Maine: from July '58 thru Mar. '61. Made several trips to Ft. Bliss, Texas for conversion trng. from Ajax to Herc., & ASP three years. Good old McGregor Range, many good memories. I was Asst. Sec. Chief & E-5 grade. Wonder if anyone could tell me what happened to our site, Btry. A was at Caswell, Me. Any replies appreciated. Found only one listing for this area, Irvin "Bud" Myers who was with an ordinance detachment stationed at Loring AFB.
Date: 2000-06-23 00:00:00
Name: JEROME P DUICK
Remarks: Webmaster's Note: Jerome was at FORT BLISS TEXAS and attended the NIKE AJAX FIRE CONTROL SCHOOL for an MOS of 227. 2 at a rank of E-2 from MAY 1957 to APRIL1958 and remained at FORT BLISS TEXAS for NIKE HERCULES FIRE CONTROL SCHOOL MOS 227.2 and rank of E-4 from MAY 1958 to AUG 1958. Following that he served in Okinawa with BATTERY D 61 ST ARTY with an MOS of 227.7 and a rank of E-5 from NOV 1958 to FEB 1960.
Date: 2000-06-23 00:00:00
Name: James L. Fox
Remarks: Webmaster's Note: James served at Fort Hancock, New Jersey as a Missle Crewman with a rank of E4 from Sept '61 to June '64.
Date: 2000-06-15 00:00:00
Name: Samuel G Slaughter
Remarks: I was an original member of the 162nd Ord Det. We deployed to Germany in 1957. I was with them from 57 to 60 when I returned to CONUS. Am very interested in finding some of the personnel of the 162nd during that time frame.
Date: 2000-06-14 00:00:00
Name: James R. Vail
Remarks: Wow, does this bring back some memories! I was just wondering if I could find any information about my old unit, the 198th Ord Det (GMDS), and stumbled on your web page. What a great find. The internet is a wonderful thing.
I'll definitely bookmark this to check it out often. I hope I can stir up a couple of other guys to sign in.
Date: 2000-06-12 00:00:00
Name: Joseph Gandy 3rd
Remarks: Just wanted to update e-mail address in case any old buds are out there. Question: when did patches change from polar bear & north star to mountains & sword for those in 524th Ord. Co. at Fort Rich in Alaska? Noticed change in Co. picture in the picture site.
Date: 2000-06-07 00:00:00
Name: Karl Brown
Remarks: Webmaster's Note: Karl served at Soegel, Emsland, FRG in the 162nd Ordnance Company with an MOS of 55G and a rank of E4 from 11/82 to 5/85.
Date: 2000-06-09 00:00:00
Name: Charles Rudicil
Remarks: Haven't been here for a while and want to post my current e-mail address. Hello to all the good folks that's ever been with Nike, and keep up the good work Doyle. We really appreciate it.
Date: 2000-06-09 00:00:00
Name: Mike Stowers
Remarks: In Aston Township, Delaware County, Penna. there was once a NIKE command and control center. The launch battery was (is) located on Rt. 322 in Chichster Township, also in Delaware County Pa. In 1969, an elementary school (Pennell) was erected on the Aston Command center, and still exists today.
CAN ANYONE FILL IN THE BLANKS? Stories, pictures, etc?
My curiousity is getting the best of me.
Mike, Raleigh NC
Date: 2000-05-30 00:00:00
Name: David R. Wilson
Remarks: I served in the Army from 1969 - 1972 as a 24U20. After Herc. school at Ft. Bliss, I was stationed at two duty stations. First, with Custodial Team #1, Batt. D, 4th Bn., 251st Arty., supporting the California National Guard site on the Ft. MacArthur, Ca. Upper Reservation (11/69 - 10/70, rank Sp5). Second, with Team D, 501st U.S.A. Arty. Det., SASCOM, supporting a German Air Force Herc. site in Westerberg, Germany (3/71 - 1/72, Sp5). Both were great duty assignments, especially considering the state of the world at that time in our history.
Date: 2000-05-24 00:00:00
Name: James Henry "Jim" Brown
Remarks: I was at the First Enlisted Student Battery, Army Air Defense School from 1967 to 1968. After gradurating from 23G20 I was assigned to permanent party, A Battery , School Support Command, and worked at Albernathy Park. Our MOS was later changed to 24Q20 Nike Hercules Fire Support Command. I ETS from Fort Bliss in 1969.
Date: 2000-05-23 00:00:00
Name: Robert Dameron
Remarks: I was in the Army from 76-84, 76 to 82 was a 23U Nike HIPAR/T1 sim. repair. Served with 2 Bn 52 ADA Ft Bliss, 5 Bn 6 ADA Nuebruke W. Germany. 82-84 24T Patriot Ft. Bliss.
Webmaster's Note: Robert served at Fort Bliss with 2/43 Patriot with MOS of 24T30 and a rank of E-6 (SSG) from Jul 82 to Aug 84.
Date: 2000-05-21 00:00:00
Name: John A Efraimson
Remarks: Webmaster's Note: John served in Grefrath, FRG assigned to HQ 507th USAAD with an MOS of 76P and rank of SP4 from 5/76 to 5/78.
Date: 2000-05-10 00:00:00
Name: bill parker
Remarks: hey anybody out there know any thing about a nike base in lake co il near the town of libertyville im trying to find out why this base has a air strip all the other nike base and radar sites that ive found do not what makes this base unique thanks
Webmaster's Note: Note that Bill's keyboard doesn't have shift, period (.), comma(,), or apostrophe (') keys. Too bad. Makes it really hard to read.
Date: 2000-05-09 00:00:00
Name: Michael Rieves
Remarks: I come back to this site occasionally, as it brings back memories thirty years gone and half a world away. It seems that every time I come here, I remember something I had thought long forgotten. Sometimes it's a face or a name, sometimes it's a memory as vivid as though it happened yesterday. My heartfelt thanks to you, Doyle for keeping this site and the memories alive.
Date: 2000-05-05 00:00:00
Name: Paul Ahern
Remarks: I was stationed at Camp Kilmer from 1962 to 1964. I was the Maintenance Officer and for a short time the CO of the Combined Field Maintenance Shop. We provided third and forth level support for the Nike Sites from the Jersey Shore up into New York. We also had a Warhead Support Team in the Organization. Like to hear from anyone who worked at Kilmer.
Date: 2000-05-01 00:00:00
Name: Patrick Summerlin
Remarks: was in 5th Bn. 6th ADA, Hqs Co, Neubreke, Ger.1973-1975, trying to find unit patch.
Webmaster's Note: Patrick served with an MOS of 64c20 and rank of E4 from 1973 to 1975.