Category: Miscellaneous


Atomic Years

Special Note: We received this email correction: As a former Launch Control Officer on the Program 437 crew that rotated between the 10th Aerospace Defense Squadron (ADCOM) at Vandenberg AFB and our Detachment One at Johnston Island, I take exception to your quoted statement that the Program 437 Thor launch vehicle was “a thrust-augmented Thor-Delta […]

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Communications and Building JI

Communications – History of JI Telephone Systems United States Of America The United States Undersea Cable Corporation were awarded two more contracts, the first known as “Wet Wash A” ran between the Philippines and Vietnam, laid in 1964 by CS Neptune (3). 696 nm of cable and 41 repeaters were laid between the US Naval […]

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JACADS Management Team

Gary McCloskey PMCD Project Manager Mr. Bob Love JACADS Program Director Washington Demilitarization Company Holmes & Narver Holmes & Narver employed many of the civilians that were stationed on Johnston Island. H&N is now a part of the AECOM group of companies and can be found on the web Johnston Island Property Descriptions Property Address: […]

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People I Remember

As I start this project, I am trying to remember names of people that I met on JI from 1975-76. If your name isn’t listed here, it’s only because I am too old and forgetful to remember, no slight intended. I remember LOTS of faces, but I can’t seem to put names with them all. […]

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Richard Berger

These pictures provided by Richard Berger, U.S. Air Force. Richard was the Base Photographer on JI in 1973. Another day in Paradise, Johnston Atoll Feb 1973 Sunset from the weather station, Johnston Atoll Feb 1973 The tanks, Johnston Atoll Feb 1973 Weather Station, Johnston Atoll Feb 1973

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