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17349Re: [coldwarcomms] Re: Nice old article about original NORAD Combat Ops Center

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  • Tim Moriarty
    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@...>
      To: coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.com
      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 coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.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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