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Located in the Recreation Hall, a small library with writing tables was maintained for personnel by squadron librarian, Sergeant Teddy E. Murzyn.
Located in the squadron's recreation area near the Fleet Marine Theatre, the Recreation Hall proved to be very popular among squadron members. The tented structure to the right of the Recreation Hall was...
Located in the Transportation Area, the squadron's garage provided the facilities for the maintenance and repair of the various type of vehicles used by the squadron.
Barracks and showers
Looking towards the ocean, the barracks in the center of the photograph housed the Engineering Department. To the front of these barracks, the showers (behind the water tanks) and the head (small building...
Made up of members of various units based on Kwajalein, the Forest Rangers performed on the island's radio station, WXLG.
Major David M. Danser, First Lieutenant James J. Crowley Jr., First Lieutenant Mark L. Brandsgard, Technical Sergeant Donald W. White, Sergeant Glennis, C. McKinney, Sergeant John J. Gavin, and Technical...
Major David M. Danser.
Marines at work in the squadron's carpenter shop. These men are (L-R Standing) Corporal James W. Edwards, Unidentified, Sergeant Rudolph L. Hubert, and (Foreground) Staff Sergeant Robert J. Augustine.
Marines hard at work in the squadron's Radio-Radar Shop ensuring that each aircraft's radars and communications equipment functioned properly.
Line crew at work
Members of VMB-613's line crew work on one of the squadron's aircraft. The aircraft's name, "8-Ball", is just visible above the opening of the 75mm cannon.
Interior of Officers Club veranda
Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the veranda at the Officers Club provided a relaxing relief from the tropical sun.
Parachute riggers unpack and examine a parachute for defects and tears in the parachute loft prior to re-packing it.
Private First Class Frederick H. Hargraves.
Private First Class Michael D. Daniello delivering water in the squadron area. Since there was no source of freshwater on Kwajalein, it was necessary to desalinate seawater. Once desalinated, water was...
Private First Class Richard G. Ryan Jr. at work in VMB-613's plumbing shop.
Seated (L-R) Sergeant Rabon A. Hargrove, Staff Sergeant Wilbur H. Watson, Technical Sergeant Verl A. Scott, Staff Sergeant Samuel H. Sommers, Staff Sergeant Marvin H. Sagehorn, and Staff Sergeant John...
Sergeant Harold F. Riehle and Corporal Edmund E. Zitkus at work printing photographs in the squadron's darkroom.
Sergeant Harold F. Riehle and Corporal Edmund E. Zitkus looking at drying photographs in a room.
Sergeant Norman A. Crotty dismounts from the rings with his body leaning forward and feet in the air.
Squadron league volleyball
Squadron members enjoy a brisk game of volleyball during off-duty hours. Athletics such as these helped to break the monotony of life on Kwajalein and served to boost morale.
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