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The 2015 reunion table center piece.

Our Next Reunion  is scheduled for 2018.  
The 693rd Radar Squadron reunion date and
location will be posted here when it is scheduled.

Tentative Reunion Contact is:
David Graves
P.O. Box 1544

Dauphin Island, AL 36528
Home: 251-861-8106  ~  Cell: 251-391-8106
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Above is the Radar Site on the East end of the Dauphin Island taken from a 1962 postcard which is shown in full size.  Should anyone have a better copy of this card - please contact me to arrange getting a new scan of it for inclusion here.

The enlarged area shown below is of the eastern end of Dauphin Island.  You can see both Fort Gaines (Established in 1821) at the tip on the water line and adjacent to it, the 693rd Radar Squadron as it appeared in 1962.

These two pictures are from a 6 X 9 inch postcard published in 1962.  The distributor was Dexter, Inc., and the card or print number is 30361-B ~ PH68535.  Published by Thigpen Photocolor, Inc., 163 State Street, Mobile, Alabama.

 The caption on the back of the post card reads:
"Fleecy White Clouds hover over Dauphin Island Resort Center
of the Alabama Gulf Coast"



Remember when this hung on the dining room wall!  

One of the many emblems

Remember this dining room tray?

The tray was donated to our group and will be put in a shadowbox.
This will then be place on display at the dining hall for all to see.

  693rd Database Roster Form.
New entry or update your record here.

   Current Roster
This is the current roster of all registered airmen
that served at the 693rd Radar Squadron

PLEASE check to see if your information is currently up to date. 
Should you not be listed, or have incomplete information on file,
please click on the form button above and fill out all of the form
so that we might update your personal listing. 

In this listing, a lot of names appear and no other information
is shown. These names were submitted from someone whom
remembers the airman or from copies of orders. If you can help
fill in the blanks or you can contact any of these airman, please
have them send in the rest of the information in the online form.

Videos & Pictures

All videos should play on all computers, tablets and phones.

IF anyone that has any pictures of the GATR TX and RX Radio Sites,
please get in touch with Robin and make arrangements to get
copies  of these pictures to him for posting on this web site . 
Thank you for your help.

  The Airman whom attended the 2015 reunion. 
  Pictures of the 2015 Dinner & Reunion. (Pictures)     
  Drive across the New Bridge and Tour Dauphin Island. (Video)   (38 minutes)
This trip shows the damage done by Katrina and the replacement 5 mile bridge to the Island. 
 Pictures of the squadron and Dauphin Island 1963~2015.  (in Video format) 
  What remains of the GATR Site after Katrina !   Not Much ! (Photos)  
            Does anyone have any pictures of the old Transmitter Site on the beach?
  Airman Michael's 1963-65 Pictures. (Photos)    
  Airman Joyner's 1963-65 Pictures. (Photos)  
  The Comments Page.
  Airman Sully O'Nellion Video's of the 2006 & 2012 Reunions.              
        Includes pictures, comments, and a short 1965 8mm movie.  
        Sullys 2 DVD set are available if you wish to have a copy. 
        See this link for information.
  693 Radar Squadron (AC&W) History Page on: 
       Note errors have to be corrected by contacting them.
       They offer no on line correction capability other than
       to change your email address.

As I get additional documents, pictures, orders, videos etc., I will post them here as links.

Thank you for stopping by.

693rd Radio Maintenance

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