Sidi Slimane Air Base, 1956
Sidi Slimane, Morocco, was the site of a United States Strategic Air Command reflex air base which was closed in 1963.
Joe Hnat's Photos and IDs


I'm relatively certain I've translated Joe's image-label code from the individuals' initials to their names. Except for the one I didn't know: "KWP"

HootchOut
noun Military Slang. a thatched hut of southeast Asia. any living quarters, as a barracks. (especially during the Korean War) a prostitute's dwelling. any place, as a house, room, or shack, where a serviceman sets up housekeeping with a local woman.

HootchIn
Origin of hootch 195055 probably Japanese uchi house (by back formation, construing -i as -y2); initial h perhaps by association with hut or Ryukyuan dial. form of uchi with prothetic h-

Latrine
noun a lavatory, as in a barracks, camp, etc Word Origin for latrine C17: from French, from Latin latrina, shortened form of lavatrina bath, from lavare to wash

RLP _CEW_SSAB_1956
Robert L Persing and "Clifford E Weems"
I knew a Clifford Weems at Little Rock AFB, and the tall, erect person so labeled in this image is definitely not the Black man, jazz enthusiast of my acquaintance

RLP _CEW_SSAB_1956q
Robert L Persing and "Clifford E Weems"
I knew a Clifford Weems at Little Rock AFB, and the tall, erect person so labeled in this image is definitely not the Black man, jazz enthusiast of my acquaintance


BMD_KWP_SSAB_1956
Blair M Dellinger and unknown "KWP"
Going out on a limb, here: In another
gathering of LRAFB information I found the
name "Kenneth Pierce". KWP? You reckon?


BMD_SSAB_1956
Blair M Dellinger, about whom I know little

DEB_SSAB_1956
Donald E Born
From Toledo, Ohio,
I seem to remember
DEB_VEE_CRS_SSAB_1956
Donald E Born and Virgil E "Bud" Eustis

DEB_WAR_KWP_SSAB_1956
Donald E Born and William A Rusnak, I think, and "KWP", unknown to me. Going out on a limb, here: In another
gathering of LRAFB information I found the name "Kenneth Pierce". KWP? You reckon?

JAH_SSAB_1956
Joseph A Hnat, your photographer
and image-labeler

JAHa_SSAB_1956
Joseph A Hnat, your photographer
and image-labeler

JAHb_SSAB_1956
Joseph A Hnat, your photographer
and image-labeler

CRS_FJP_SSAB_1956
Charles Richard Smith and
Frank J Pitcavage, both of whom were very generous, and became pretty good friends of mine

CRS_SSAB_1956
Charles Richard Smith, from disremembered city in Illinois, where his family had a Plymouth dealership. Peoria, maybe?

BMD_FJP_SSAB_1956
Blair M Dellinger and Frank J Pitcavage. "Pit" was from Pittsburg, and I intuited correctly that his family name was a change from "Pitkovich"

CRSa_SSAB_1956
Charles Richard Smith, former Illinois state table tennis champion. The only way he could be beaten was if he let you win




RLP_SSAB_1956
Robert L Persing, last known to be
enrolled at Oberlin College
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