887th Tactical Missile Squadron Grünstadt

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mercury58 on May 16, 2010

Picture taken in 1964 of the then 887th Tactical Missile Squadron located on the Grünstadt Hill. This was the location of an active Mace Missile launch site from 1959 until August 1966. The site first had 8 and later as shown here 12 Victor Alert, Mace MGM-13A missiles. Approximately 100 U.S. Air Force Launch, Maintenance and Support personnel lived permanently on the site. This Squadron was one of the 3 out of Sembach Air Base.

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