The Air Force Radar Museum Association has got permission to build the National Air Defense Radar Museum atop one of the former radar buildings atop Campbell Hill. The radars in Bellefontaine were part of the 664th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron. The museum is to be located in a building that house an FPS-26 radar. Gene McManus attended the Highpointers 2011 convention at Campbell Hill and describes plans in the video.
Radar Museum Planned for Campbell Hill Summit
Mississippi’s Bob Brown and South Carolina’s Sid Collins Receive 2011 Frank Ashley Awards
Newsletter Printers and Processors and Kimball C of C Awarded 2011 Paul Zumwalt Awards
Congratulations, 2011 Vin Hoeman Winners Charlie Feris and Gary White
Congratulations 2011 Vin Hoeman winners Charlie Feris and Gary White who received the award at the 2011 convention in Ohio. Charlie has met every 50 completer except two and has written an amazing history of completers. He is also hosting the 2012 convention on Mount Hood.
Gary White has done a ton of stuff including hosting the 2010 convention in Mississippi where he coordinated getting the new marker there. He is very active with the Merc and was a great friend of Jakk Longacre.
Congratulations, Jack Longacre Award Winner Jean Trousdale
Minutes of General Membership Meeting – July 16, 2011 at Hunstville (Ohio) Event Center
Below are the minutes of the Highpointers Club General Memberhip on July 16, 2011. They were approved by the Board of Directors on June 9, 2012.
Highpointers Registration on Front Page of Bellefontaine Examiner
The Bellefontaine Examiner of July 15, 2011 under the headline “Hitting the high point” featured a photo of Cassandra Hayes registering on the Campbell Hill summit marker itself. Nikki Hemphill is at the desk and Jean Trousdale is on the right.
Other Bellefontaine coverage included:
*National Highpointers Club to climb Ohio’s highest point
*GOBA, Highpointers expected to boost local tourism in 2011
Schedule of Events for 2011 Highpointers Convention July 14-17
Following is a schedule of events for the Highpointers Convention July 14-17 in Ohio.