The Nike Historical Society is hosting a picnic for society members August 2, 2014
Nike Missile Veterans

The Nike Historical Society is looking to help the National Park Service with soldier’s memories of what it was like to serve on a Nike Missile Base. I know all of us have stories to tell; some good and some bad, on the day to day life and duties of serving on a nuclear armed base. What we are asking for is whatever you would like to share, to be held for future reference, to tell our story. Your story can be short or long, no matter. Just email the story to me and we will publish it on our web site and see to it that it is archived for all future generations to read and understand the commitment we served by, and the funny stories of stuff we did to lighten the burden. Please take some time to send us your experiences. Let us know the base you served on and your name with address along with your great story. Also let us know what address or other identifying information you want published. Thank-you for your service and your story.

Al Kellogg

President
Nike Historical Society
IFC/ABAR
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What's New On NikeMissile.Org

The Nike Historical Society will host a picnic in August, 2014, after which you can tour restored Nike site SF-88.

Friends of Nike Site Summit needs your donation to help it leverage a $20,000 matching grant from the Rasmuson Foundation.

May 29, 2014: Donald Yarbrough writes an update on the 3rd/71st ADA Battalion Reunion.

Buy a launcher site! SL-40L will be auctioned July 12, 2014. The sale will benefit the Beck school district.

IMPORTANT NOTE: We've corrected the address to write to that is given at the bottom of the NPS letter. If your mail was returned, use the new address. Property and artifacts at SF-88 will be returned to its' owners by the National Park Service.

April 19, 2014: Kelsey Picken and Joseph Harper are the creators and administrators of the Cold War: L.A. website. Their website brings together many historical aspects surrounding the Cold War period.

March 13, 2014: Ted Swanson sent photos of work to recover an exclusion area gate.

Feb. 16, 2014: This exchange between Richard Brody and Mike Kelly highlights actions in October, 1969, designed to make the Soviet Union believe that President Nixon was willing to attack them.

24 Dec, 2013: SP5 R. Alderson describes his contentious interaction with a man who later earned a Nobel prize.

6 Oct 2013: Eric Muth has sent stories of interest to all, but especially relevant to sites BR-04 and BR-17.

5 Oct 2013: Nike Missile Site PH-32 Marlton, New Jersey We've fixed our link to this site. It was incorrect for a very long time. Sorry about that.

U.S. Army film overview of the Nike Hercules system for the American public. 27 minutes.The Nike Historical Society presents this United States Army film The Nike Hercules Story. This is an easy introduction to the Cold War and the Nike System for those who know nothing about it, and an interesting look back for those who lived through it. Make yourself comfortable- it's 27 minutes long.
Health Effects Due To Nike Service

Where you can discuss the possible effects on health from exposure to fuel components, defoliants, cleaning chemicals, radar, etc.

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