17349Re: [coldwarcomms] Re: Nice old article about original NORAD Combat Ops Center
- Jul 2, 2010
> Y'know, that's funny to me - I wouldn't look at a CONUS location as a forward OL for PACOM's ABNCP... I'd be looking westward.:-)
> Just goes to show whay I wasn never the PCJ3/5.
From: buchcty <rickcstone@...>
Sent: Thu, July 1, 2010 10:37:18 PM
Subject: [coldwarcomms] Re: Nice old article about original NORAD Combat Ops Center
The GEP was moved from March to Strawberry Peak to give better airborne coverage. March sits in quite a hole.
The EC-135s that sat alert had nothing to do with 15th AF at least not while there was a GEP there. March was a forward operating location for Blue Eagle (CINCPACs ABNCP).
--- In email@example.com, "OZOB99" <ozob99@...> wrote:
> > >
> >> >
> > I think March was a popular NEACP OL when Reagan was in California,
> > with AF1 usually flying in to NAS Pt Mugu. Plus it would have often had
> > a PACCS plane for 15th AF. I dunno what sort of LOS there was between
> > March & Strawberry Peak, in terms of whether there would have been a GEP
> > right there at March. Obviously they could plug in the land-lines, but
> > even at Offutt AFB the aircraft often burn on MUX while sitting on the
> > ground.
> Strawberry Peak had a link to San Bernadino & Sanbo(telco nick)was probably the serving test center for March with connectivity to the base, either carrier/cable or a MW shot.
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