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Myrtle Beach in Horry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Airman Dining Hall

Airman Dining Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Charles Keller, July 19, 2018
1. Airman Dining Hall Marker
Inscription.  The Airmen’s Dining Hall, building 245, a large facility capable of simultaneous feeding of several hundred airmen, was located in this area of The Market Common.

The Dining Hall was centrally located with respect to the Airmen’s Dormitory Complex. It served four meals daily, the fourth meal being served at midnight for those who were assigned to night shift duties.

The Dining Hall staff was often cited for excellence of operations and for the high standards maintained in food preparation, variety of meals, cleanliness and sanitation.

All Unit Commanders on the base were invited to eat at least one meal monthly in the dining hall and provided feedback to the staff as a means to continually assess the quality and service being provided to the airmen.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 33° 40.07′ N, 78° 56.46′ W. Marker is in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is at the intersection of Farrow Parkway and Nevers ST on Farrow Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Myrtle Beach SC 29577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dormitory Complex (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant William Glover Farrow (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cold War Era 1956 - 1958 (within shouting distance of this marker); Cold War - Dominican Republic (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Law Center (about 300 feet away); The Berlin Crisis 1961 (about 300 feet away); The Cuban Missile Crisis (about 300 feet away); Mr. Fred Nash (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Myrtle Beach.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 158 times since then and 24 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 21, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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