2 - RARE Old RAMEY Air Force Base Puerto Rico PostCard

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 25, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
Rare 60 Yr+ Collectibles Two (2#) Beautiful Color Historical Postcards RAMEY AIR FORCE BASE Officer's Club & Bachelor's Quarters Puerto Rico - circa 1950's Up for grabs are these old but nice Ramey AFB Postcards from circa 1950's Puerto Rico . What a RARE find ! These two cards are of the Officer's Club Swimming Pool and the Bachelor Officer's Quarters. The photo credits are to S/Sgt. Roland Cloutier and published by Matias Photo Shop in San Juan, P.R. YorKolor Process . Today, this former AFB is home to the US Coast Guard and Rafael Hernandez International Airport (See more below). Ramey Air Force Base is a former United States Air Force Strategic Air Command bomber base in Aguadilla , Puerto Rico . Today, parts of the former Air Force Base are operated by the United States Coast Guard as CGAS Borinquen , and t is civilian general aviation airport use of the facility as Rafael Hernandez International Airport . Ramey's origins go back to 1936 , when the necessity for an air base in Puerto Rico was recognized and advocated by Army Air Corps officials as a logical extension of the air defense of the Panama Canal . The Commandant of the Air Corps Tactical School forwarded to the Chief of the Air Corps a report pointing out that Puerto Rico was a "most valuable asset" of the for national defense, and recommending that an air base ... read more