Taipei Air Station - 1966 - - - " What you have in the end are memories"......... Photo Courtesy of Richard Reesh.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Radar Sites on Taiwan Once Manned by US Military Personnel



Da Kang Shan Radar Site circa late 1960s courtesy of Ralph Henricks
























Here is our list of Radar Stations once manned by US Military personal in Taiwan. 

There may be more we're not familiar with.

Radar Stations in Taiwan

1. Shimen - Northern Taiwan Along the Coast.

2. Shong Sun Mountain - North Of Taipei

3. San Diego Mountain - East of Taipei

4. Lo Shan Mountain - North East of Taichung in the Mountains

5. Hualien - A city on the East Coast of Taiwan

6. Wapu - North of Taichung near the coast

7. Da Kang Shan - Just North East of Kang Shan Air Force Base. Da Kang Shan is about half way between Tainan and Kaohsiung to the East at 22.842511   120.343834.

8. Tahan Shan - South East of Ping Tung in the Mountains

9. Oluanpi - Southern tip of Taiwan

10. Penghu - Islands off the east coast of Taiwan

We have 4 folks who have checked-in from the Shihmen Radar site and are on our listing of US Military folks who served in Taiwan. 

Is your site on our listing?  Have you check-in and added your name to our Taiwan Personnel Listing? 

Any help you can offer is greatly appreciated.

Our address:  TaipeiAirStation@yahoo.com

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I was stationed on Taiwan in 1958-59 with the 1st Marine Air Wing, Marine Air Group 11. The MAG was stationed at Ping Tung, but my outfit, Marine Air Control Squadron, One (MACS-1)was on the mountain in Kaohsiung. I enjoyed our stay except for the hepatitis.

Charles Benedict, 1st Marine Division, 1st MAW, Mag-11, Macs-1.

Sofia said...

This pic was taken in Lo Shan Mountain Radar Station

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