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Flight Surgeon, Lieutenant Commander James C. Scott performs a physical examination on a squadron member.
(L-R) Corporal John H. Neagle, Sergeant Farley "J" Sutphin, and Corporal Joseph Santillo take inventory of the squadron's aircraft supplies.
Located in the Recreation Hall, a small library with writing tables was maintained for personnel by squadron librarian, Sergeant Teddy E. Murzyn.
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.
Two unidentified Marines of VMB-613 at work in the squadron's bakery. The ovens are clearly visible in the background of the photograph.
Changing a number one stack
Three of VMB-613's aircraft mechanics perform maintenance on the engine of one of the squadron's aircraft. Through the efforts of the maintenance section, VMB-613 had the lowest operational loss rate of...
Contemplated squadron member
The profile of an unidentified squadron member with a grenade in his hand, contemplating.
Cleaning the cannon
Aircraft armorer, Master Technical Sergeant Lloyd M. Staggs, "punches" the bore of the 75mm cannon on one of the squadron's aircraft.
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.
Electricity throughout the squadron area was provided by a diesel-powered generator.
Sergeant Harold F. Riehle and Corporal Edmund E. Zitkus at work printing photographs in the squadron's darkroom.
(L-R) Corporal Joseph A. Musuneggi and Private First Class Gene E. Bessler work to maintain power in the squadron's compound.
Squadron members playing sports.
Squadron members enjoy a game of ping-pong in the Recreation Hall during their off-duty time.
Technical Sergeant Nicholas M. Bozic receives a trim from squadron barber, Corporal Charles Maglaras.
Staff Sergeant Norman A. Crotty works out on the horizontal bar while another squadron member, in the background, takes a turn at the rings.
Commanding & executive officer's quarters
The quarters for Lieutenant Colonel Nevils and Major Danser were located in the squadron's front area on the ocean road.
Squadron recreational activities included basketball which was played in the Recreation Area near the Fleet Marine Theatre. In a brisk game between Navarres' Stars and the Flyers, seen above, Technical...
The squadron's "Beergarden" was a tented area located next to the Recreation Hall. It served as the location for enlisted men to drink beer in their off-duty time. Despite its fancy name, Marines commonly...
Vehicles operated by VMB-613 were maintained and serviced by the Transportation Department in the garage seen in the center of the photograph. On the near end of the garage, a make-shift grease rack can...
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