You are invited to visit Mac's Old Team's website, created for all MDC/Boeing retirees like you, from your input.
Grab a cup of your favorite beverage and spend some time checking out our pages, following our links, and looking at the numerous pictures and videos (to come). Please provide any comments, corrections, or suggestions as to how we can make this website more enjoyable for you.
Let us know how you are doing by sending information about yourself and/or other retired teammates, we want this page to be "your home page." We would like to hear about how and what our buddies are doing in retirement, and this is a good way to share that information. Send us an email at the links to the lower left, and we will put it on this website so that all can share it.
We hope you will join us at the monthly lunch meetings held on the second Wednesday of each month - except July and August and December. Dates and locations will be posted on this web page. WELCOME!
50th ANNIVERSARY OF MANNED ORBITAL SPACE FLIGHT (GLENN FLIGHT)
NASA sponsered an event to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Manned Orbital Flight on Sat 18 Feb 2012 at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The celebration consisted of several events from Noon to 7:30PM, EST. Astronauts John Glenn and Scott Carpenter were featured from 4:00PM to 5:30PM, EST.
"Old" MAC space guys living in the area were joined by some folks from the St Louis area to participate in the celebration.
The following Macs Old Teammates were there: Richard and Mary Lou Ampleman, George and Ann Baldwin, Norman F.Beckel Jr, Clay and Helen Flynn, Cal and Shelly Moser, Dean and Carol Purdy, Roy and Carolyn Reitter, Jerry L. and Sandy Roberts, Robert P. Schepp, Raymond and Judy Tucker, Robin and Carolyn Wagoner.
MERCURY LIBERTY BELL 7 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION - July 21-23, 2011
The 50th Anniversary celebration of Gus Grissom's Mercury Liberty Bell 7 flight was held in Mitchell, IN., the boyhood home of Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom.
Several of MAC's Old Team and spouses, attended and participated in the celebration and tribute to Gus Grissom's accomplishments and his active role very early in the space age established a very solid "foundation" for manned space exploration.
From Macs Old Team, thanks to Mayor Dan Terrell, City of Mitchell, and his Planning Committee including Christina Lambton; Earl Mullins, Pres. Space Museum, Bonn Terre, MO, and the Grissom family for the invitation to attend and participate in this tribute. We all feel very fortunate to be involved in this tribute and sincerely enjoyed the opportunity get together and trade stories of the early space days. WE HAD A BALL!
The MAC teammates who participated in this Liberty Bell 7 celebration and tribute is reported in two articles in the TMtimes newspaper. Click link below to see those articles:
Boeing Memorial Honors Military Service
Click on the link below for information about this memorial and to access a copy of the application to have your name placed on the memorial.
Boeing St. Louis Veterans Task Force