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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2971_general-robert-h-reed_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
General Reed was born in Elkhorn City, Kentucky. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in international relations from Syracuse University, New York, in 1959 and a master of public administration degree from The George Washington University in 1965.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM296K_colonel-francis-s-gabreski_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
Francis S. "Gabby" Gabreski was born and raised in Oil City, Pennsylvania, joined the Army Air Corps in 1940, and graduated from pilot training as a Second Lieutenant in March 1941. He was serving in Hawaii during the "Day of Infamy…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM296J_recreation-center-service-club-library_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
The Recreation Center, Service Club and Library were all housed in building 117. The recreation center was the hub of all recreation activities for the entire Air Force community in the Myrtle Beach area. The award winning facility took pride in m…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM296I_the-holocaust_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
(front) Between 1933 and 1945 Germany's dictator Adolf Hitler organized and enforced Nazi policies that ended individual freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly, and the right to privacy. By May 1945, Nazi Germany and …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28PQ_colonel-joseph-s-barton_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
Colonel Joseph S. Barton was stationed at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base from August 1988 until the base closed in March 1992. His first association with the base was as an ROTC cadet from the University of Georgia at Summer Camp in the summer of 197…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM254M_nco-open-mess_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
This is the site of building 120, the former Non-Commissioned Officers Open Mess. The NCO Open Mess provided enlisted members a place to go to socialize and relax. The club featured a modern, well decorated ballroom and cocktail lounge, a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM254L_officers-open-mess_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
This is the site of the former Officers Open Mess, building 124, constructed in 1956. The Officers Open Mess was located near the Officers Billeting Quarters and the Base Family Housing Complex. The building was complete with …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM254K_visiting-officers-quarters-billeting_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
Single and unaccompanied married officers arriving for duty were provided billeting in the Visiting Officers Quarters/Bachelor Officers Quarters in building 126. Two buildings were set aside for this purpose. The larger building could accommoda…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM254J_crabtree-gymnasium_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
Crabtree gymnasium, building 256, is located on Meyers Avenue. The building is named for Clem Gerald Crabtree who served as head of Morale, Welfare and Recreation at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. He died while still working there, and in 1982 th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM254I_chapel_Myrtle-Beach-SC.html
This is the site of the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base Chapel, building 112, located on what was then Third Street and Farrow Boulevard. The Base Chapel program supported both Protestant and Catholic religious education programs and communi…
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