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Bachelor’s Officer’s Quarters

Barracks

Bravo (B) and Charlie (C): Constructed in 1957-1958 for pilots and crew of the DEW line (Distance Early Warning). Crews flew radar planes "Willy Victors" 24 hours a day, 7 days a week carrying out patrols between Midway and Alaska because there was no radar coverage between these points. This was a Cold War solution for making sure the Soviets did not sneak through the north Pacific and attack the United States.

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Last Updated: May 23, 2013
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