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Colonel Thomas C. “Buddy” Styers

 
 
Colonel Thomas C. “Buddy” Styers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles Keller
1. Colonel Thomas C. “Buddy” Styers Marker
Inscription. Colonel Styers served in the United States Air Force for 26 years retiring in September 1992.

In August 1995, Colonel Styers became the Executive Director of the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base Redevelopment Authority, established by the South Carolina General Assembly in July 1994 to oversee the redevelopment and reuse of the closed federal military installation.

Colonel Styers was responsible for the day-to-day leadership and management of the Authority and directed the economic development of the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base. He managed the construction of public infrastructure and renovation of facilities until the closure of the Redevelopment Authority in 2008.

Prior to that, Colonel Styers became the Human Resources Director for a hotel corporation and the Human Resources/Safety Director for a manufacturing corporation in Horry County.
 
Location. 33° 40.188′ N, 78° 56.434′ W. Marker is in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in Horry County. Marker is at the intersection of Styers Way and Reed Street, on the right when traveling north on Styers Way. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Myrtle Beach SC 29577, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Robert H. Reed (within shouting distance of this
Colonel Thomas C. “Buddy” Styers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles Keller, January 27, 2018
2. Colonel Thomas C. “Buddy” Styers Marker
marker); Brigadier General James Howell Howard (within shouting distance of this marker); Myrtle Beach Air Force Base Redevelopment (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Myrtle Beach Air Force Base Redevelopment (about 400 feet away); Law Center (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Myrtle Beach Air Force Base Redevelopment (about 500 feet away); Jack Walker (about 500 feet away); Colonel Warren R. Lewis (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Myrtle Beach.
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 28, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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