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Hughes Tucson Retirees Association

Hughes Tucson Retirees AssociationThe Hughes Tucson Retirees Association (HTRA) is a tax-free, non-profit, 501 (c) 7 Arizona corporation, and is open to all past and current employees and retirees who worked to make Tucson Missile Systems a success. All of the companies that came together — CSC, E-Systems, GD, HAC, HFCU, Raytheon and TI — are eligible and invited to join. An annual fee of $20 covers your membership. Visit the membership page for more information or to join online. Check out our beautiful Spring Newsletter and  our HTRA Brochure to learn more!

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The HTRA provides a way to stay in touch and socialize with friends and associates, educational and travel opportunities for members and their guests, opportunities for community involvement, support for members in need, and more.

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Become a member of the Hughes Tucson Retirees Association today! Just $20 covers your fees for the year.

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Want to get in touch with the HTRA? You can find e-mail addresses of all current board members and officers, other contacts or submit an e-mail via our online form.

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Upcoming Events

Titan Missile Museum Tours (with Bonus):

This fall, HTRA is sponsoring four Titan Missile Museum tours with a unique addition. Following your Tour, you’ll meet with our own Jerry Knoski who will answer questions and share his experiences as Sector Commander of several missile silos and crews — including this one when it was on active alert.  For more information about Jerry and the Titan Missiles that were ringing Tucson from 1963 to 1987, see the two-part story published in the HTRA Winter 2014 and Spring 2014 newsletters.

Which Tour time and date is best for you?

Thursday, September 25 at 2:00 p.m.
Monday, October 6 at 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, October 14 at 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 22 at 11:00 a.m.

Click on the Events Page for more details and to buy tickets.

November Social:

Please join your HTRA friends at the Pima Air & Space Museum on Thursday, November 13, 2014 to honor our Veterans.   Ticket cost of $29.50 (Member) includes admission to Museum, dinner, and access to all the exhibits in the Flight Central Hanger.  Our guest speaker – a Retired Marine Corps Three-Star General – has flown many of the aircraft on display.  Our social starts at 5:30 PM (after the Museum has closed) and lasts until 8:30 PM.  The address is 6000 E Valencia Road, Tucson, AZ 85756.

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Tours: Check out these Tour and Cruise Packages!

 

Recent Events

Member Appreciation Dinner – April 3

As the sky glowed orange from yet another beautiful Tucson sunset, the private brick patio at the Stillwell House downtown was full of the sounds of planning and reminiscing as scores of members and guests enjoyed a Membership Appreciation Dinner. Throughout the evening the soothing background music of soloist Manny Herrera accompanied the informal setting.  What a nice change from our usual indoor dining!  Let your Events chair know how much you enjoyed this evening and if you want more like this.

More Recent News:

Allen E. Puckett dies at 94

Puckett, who became chief executive of Hughes Aircraft Co. in 1978, was ‘the father of our nation’s guided missiles.’

Have you looked at your new HTRA in Action Page?

Your 2014 SPRING HTRA Newsletter is now available.

Read the May 10, 2014 Board Meeting Minutes.

Want to get involved?  Please fill out a ”Suggestion“ or a “Volunteer” form and mail it to HTRA at 660 E. Rudasill Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704 or e-mail them to Volunteers@HughesTRA.com.