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LA-14 & LA-29: John Garside and a friend are producing a series of local documentaries, in association with their local historical societies, called "Forgotten Tales." Their next episode will be about LA-14 & LA-29. They hope to find photos, stories, and possibly former enlisted men who served at these sites and who would want to talk on camera about their experiences. Contact John Garside, thing73vw (at) aol d0t com. And check with webmaster (at) NikeMissile d0t org if you would like to share your material with NikeMissile.org.

Homestead Memories and Stories

Did you serve in South Florida? They want your stories and memories. There are actually three parts to this. The first two have to do with presentations; one about 20 minutes and one closer to 40-45. The third part is capturing memories and stories for a potential exhibit at the Homestead Town Hall Museum. I want to be careful not to duplicate what the National Parks folks have (haven't been out there yet), but they are only open limited times and the museum is open Tues-Sat afternoons all year. To get going on this, contact CHARLIE at CHARLIEHUDSSON d0t NET
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
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What's New On NikeMissile.Org

Oct. 18 2014: Spec.-5 Emmett R. Caraker Jr. contributed this aerial photo of Battery A launcher site, Thule, Greenland. He also shares his story.

Oct. 10 2014: Spec.-5 Emmett R. Caraker Jr. contributed this story of how human error trapped a missile in an elevator.

Sept. 7, 2014: Greg Brown contributed this picture of a mess hall chair cover that was used by C battery 65 ADA at LA-88.

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

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

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.

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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