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) with the infrequent tour groups, helped build a diver's catamaran/diving platform to accomodate a large group (paint was wet when the arrived), played beer ball at the southern Air Force base (you get a beer at first base and your run does not count if it is not empty at home plate), participated in the land crab race (Coast Guard entry requested a forklift to meet the plane to offload their crab), frequented the very small Enlisted Man's bar way too much, learned tennis on the adjacent court, Capt Atkins taught sailing classes on Sunfishes (which gave me confidence to own 3 Hobie cast and then a 38' Morgan sailboat that I lived on in S. but then was Shanghied by Wally to go on the Twin Falls tracking ship. Left RCA in '78 from the MADOS contract in Maryland, and worked for OAO Corp for 25 years, retiring from Lockheed Martin in 2004. Thanks for the site." Comments: I WENT to work in 1955. We sailed to Cape Canaveral first stopping in NJ for work on the ship. We live on 30 acres on the Mc Kenzie River about 50 miles east of Eugene, Oregon. Comments: Ships/Range Rats party on Sunday, April 23 starting at 12 noon at Baja Seafood and Chowder in Port Canaveral. Comments: I lived in Antigua from 1966 to 1972 while my dad worked at the tracking station there. THOSE PALMETTOS ACROSS THE OLD VERY NARROW ROAD THERE WHERE WE USED TO SIGN-IN AND THEN SIT IN THE SHADE OF LONG GONE.
A GOOD CROWD OF OLD RATS, LOTS OF PHOTOS AND DOCUMENTS, LOTS OF TALL TALES, LOTS OF GOOD FOOD AND COMPANIONSHIP. RANGE MANAGER RUSS REED WAS THERE - 97 YEARS YOUNG AND AS SHARP AS EVER. I believe he was part of the 205 missions on the Vanguard. When radar was removed from Carter Cay Spent time on GBI. FOR THOSE FAR AWAY; PAFB MUCH CHANGED AND THEN NOT CHANGED. ALL THOSE HOUSES, INCLUDING BEACHFRONT, EMPTY, STILL MAINTAINED. DOUG ROGERS JUST RETURNED FROM A MONTH LONG TREK AROUND ASCENSION. ANYONE INTERESTED CAN CONTACT VIA E ADDRESS LISTED ELSEWHERE ON THIS SITE.
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Comments: Worked aboard the Vandenberg from mid 1965 to mid 1967.
My best to al the "old range rats" that are still around. The dedication, creativity, adventures, and camaraderie of the pioneers that built the range. Comments: I lived on the Hatchet Bay plantation, Eleuthera in 1961 - 1962.
My father, Major Raymond Ohlhues was the base commander then.