Bob Hope departs after show at the open air theater near the base commissary.
Alan Shepard 11 months after walking on the moon during Apollo 14
Shepard was America's first man in space and the only original astronaut from the Mercury program to make it to the moon. He died at age 72 on July 21, 1998.
Karen Brucene Smith, Miss USA World, from Port Lavaca, Texas. Picture was scanned from old snapshot and restored in Photoshop.
Jack Dallas in 1971 on rocks near beach at eastern end of the base. Wire strung on far side of beach area marked Castro's Cuba. While scuba diving from this beach I would sometimes stray off the base...just before a hurried return.