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Home on the Range

Home on the Range

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Non Fiction memoirs of U.S. Air Force Tracking Stations on the Eastern Test Range during the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo programs.
Non Fiction memoirs of U.S. Air Force Tracking Stations on the Eastern Test Range during the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo programs.

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HOME ON THE RANGE
Recollections of a Range Rat The Air Force Eastern Test Range Tracking Stations were managed, operatedand maintained by a group of dedicated professionals who referred tothemselves as Range Rats. This narrative attempts to introduce the reader tothose unique individuals and their workplaces.By: John L. Gladden© April 2006
 
 
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PROLOGUE .......................................................................Page 1 THE RANGE CONTRACT ......................................................Page 5WHO THEY WERE...............................................................Page 8STATION 03 .....................................................................Page 12STATION 04 .....................................................................Page 17STATION 07 .....................................................................Page 22STATION 9.1 .....................................................................Page 25STATION 12 .....................................................................Page 32STATION 13 .....................................................................Page 39IN TRANSIT .....................................................................Page 41INDIAN OCEAN STATION 89 (IOS) ....................................Page 45 THINGS TO DO .................................................................Page 52 THE HUMAN PART .............................................................Page 56OTHER YARNS .................................................................Page 58STATION 40 (The Stepchild).............................................Page 62SOME BASE SERVICES......................................................Page 66MORE YARNS...............................................................Page 68 THE DOWN SIDE...............................................................Page 72 THE UP SIDE...............................................................Page 75FINAL ANALYSIS...............................................................Page 76
ILLUSTRATIONS:
Map 1 Eastern Test Range.............................................Page 5Map 2 Grand Bahama island.............................................Page 12Map 3 Eleuthera island......................................................Page 17Map 4 Grand Turk island.............................................Page 22Map 5 Antigua island......................................................Page 25Map 6 Ascension island......................................................Page 32Photo HU-16 Aircraft at Mombassa Airport Hangar..................Page 42Map 7 Mahe island......................................................Page 45Map 8 Trinidad island......................................................Page 62
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